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The purpose of G.R.A.C.E.D. is to bridge the gap from youth church to adult church. G.R.A.C.E.D will be based and centered on the word of God. This
will be an opportunity to influence right believing about who we are in Christ and His love for us, which bring about right living and direction for our lives. We will see the power of God change lives and set hearts ablaze for the service and will of our heavenly father. Our purpose will not be to condemn, but show the absolute love and grace of God to every individual. (Titus 2:11-14)

The mission of G.R.A.C.E.D. Ministry is bridging the gap with young adults ages 18-30 by using the Word of God, foundation from youth church and fusing with the teachings in the main sanctuary
. Through the guidance of the Holy Spirit we will be sensitive to the needs of young adults between the ages of 18-30. G.R.A.C.E.D will be a ministry that will hear out the concerns of young adults and their place within the church. (Proverbs 11:14)

The age group from 18-30 is Benaja’s next generation of church leaders and G.R.A.C.E.D ministry will help encourage and motivate these young adults to get involved in other activities and ministries with in Benaja. (I Peter 2:9) Within this ministry we will share God’s Holy Word, grace, and love with one another and outside the walls of Benaja and into the community. (Matt 28:19)

During the ages of 18-30, this is a season of physical, spiritual, personal, and mental transitions. G.R.A.C.E.D will encourage members to make Jesus the center of their daily lives in every aspect. In fusing these elements together, they will know how to let their light shine, the gap will be bridged and righteous believing will be produced. (Ezekiel 37:4-6, Joshua 1:8, Psalms 16:11, Romans 12:2)

Leader: Vacant



Equipping Men for the Race:

  • To become a magnet for service and a resource for other church ministries.

  • To create a supportive environment that touches the lives of the entire church family.

  • To provide a series of events that will promote fellowship and outreach.

  • To provide men with the resources to develop Godly character and help equip them to live for Jesus Christ.

Leader:  Lazario Shipp



The Benaja Mt. Zion Holiness Church of God Music Departments mission is to minister through skillful music and singing Gods saving, healing, keeping, loving, wonderful, obtainable power. To open the hearts of the congregation and ready them to receive Gods preached word. To lead the people into praise and worship allowing the Holy Spirit to take control and send His anointing power to forever reign within our residents, as we are used only as vessels serving God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

Leader: Devon Whitsett



For ages 0 – 4

Striving to show Jesus’ love and to cultivate it in the hearts and minds of the youngest saints of God while their hearts and minds are most receptive, so that their journeys may be abundant with the fruit of God’s Holy Spirit!

Leader: Naiokia Jackson


To honor the memory of Bishop John H. Graves by managing and awarding scholarships based on academics and hardships to members of the Benaja Mt. Zion Holiness Church of God, Inc.

In honor of Bishop John H. Graves, the Benaja Mt. Zion Holiness Church of God, Inc. is pleased to award a scholarship in the memory of a great leader, a faithful servant of God and a servant to the people. Bishop Graves was dedicated to God, his family and the congregation that he so dearly loved. He was a breath of fresh air when he entered a room. Throughout his life as the pastor and Bishop, he reminded us that “in order to be a good leader, one must stay before God and allow him to direct his steps.” Bishop Graves encouraged his congregation to reach their potential, stay steadfast to their dreams and obtain an education.

Bishop Graves retired as pastor in 1998, but continued to serve in the role of Bishop until his death in 2002. Under his leadership, he established youth, senior citizens and community outreach programs. He touched many lives and his goal was to initiate fellowship with all whom he encountered.

Bishop Graves started his day by uttering the words, “…Lord, help me to be a blessing to someone else.”

Leader: Dec. Nettie Guy



The purpose of this ministry is to equip and enhance the multiple ministries of the church through the use of technology as we carry the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

It is recommended that you contact the Tech Ministry Director, if you are needing assistance, at least one week prior to the service or event so that staff will be made available.

If interested in becoming a member of this ministry, please see the Director.

Areas of Ministry:

  • Audio/Video

  • Conference Call

  • Digital Outdoor Sign

  • Live Streaming

  • Network (ie. Internet)

  • Phone Tree

  • Security Cameras

  • Website

  • Facebook

Leader: Ni-Kia Pass



To provide transportation to various church services in a safe and orderly manner being lead by the Holy Spirit, while setting a Christian example and serving God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.

Transportation is available to Benaja members at no charge. We only ask that you call in advance to arrange transportation. Calling by the times below will ensure that you will have a ride for the services listed. Please leave your name, phone number and address.  This will allow us to return your call with details about your pick up.

Call (336) 342-0694 x 345

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday Morning Services - Call by 4pm the Sat. before

  • Wednesday Night Bible Study - Call by 4pm the Tues. before

Leader: Ed Hairston Jr.              


We the Benaja United Women of Christ declare that we will walk in love toward each other and those around us. We will spread the word that will bring people out of captivity and bondage. We will study the word and become what the word says we are and do what the word says we can do. We are women walking in the Righteousness of God who have been empowered by God, therefore we will abide under the shadow of the Almightly and we will walk and do all things by the power of the Holy Spirit.

We will visit, minister and pray for the sick and those who are confined. We will encourage and mentor women of all ages and help to restore in areas of each others lives that need restoration. We will pray and seek God’s direction concerning all that we do and after we pray we will listen and obey.

Leader: Nakeisha Goodman

To reach many souls to be saved through the teaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Community-wide, and outside the community!


To bring the surrounding communities together to learn about Jesus Christ’s unconditional love He has for us all, in a fun, yet teachable experience for years to come!


Leader: Brent Blackwell

“All for one, and one in Christ” – Romans 12:4-8 & 2 Corinthians 4:5

This ministry ushers in the spirit of God and His anointing with such overflow that we can hardly stand to minister, that each congregant experiences a mighty move of God and all His power, as we enter into thanksgiving, praise and worship, that brings us ALL to the feet of Jesus.


The purpose of this ministry is to lead people to
Christ, as we minister to their hearts and spirit, in the spirit, through our gifting in fine arts.


To work together as one in Christ, to grow the kingdom of God, and the ministry as the spirit of God leads, and be a light to those seeking direction, deliverance, and salvation, as we glorify God with our gifts in fine arts.

Leader: Yolanda Blackwell

To establish a foundation for building Christian character, morals, values and behaviors in young people ages 5 – 17; by using creative and innovative methods to excite, inspire, capture and ignite young people for Jesus. We want to bring children into age-appropriate worship where then can belong to the family of God, grow in their relationship with Christ, learn to serve and then go share with others.

Leader: Tyrell Singletary



Serves seniors Ages 70 and up

To empower our Seniors through workshops, lectures, and teachings in the areas of: Money Management, Maintaining the Right Relationship with the Lord, Fraud Awareness, Health, Nutrition, as well as Mental and Physical well being, in order to lead a meaningful, fulfilled and dignified life.

Leader: Elder Lisa Herbin


  • At The Table

  • Baptismal Committee

  • Benaja Evangelistic Team

  • Greeters

  • Kitchen Committee

  • New Members

  • Prayer Warriors

  • Security

  • Ushers

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