Missionary Ministry

Committed to support the mission of the church, help one another engage in ministry and action, community outreach and helping those in need.

Usher Board

The purpose of the Usher Board Ministry is to serve as Doorkeepers and representatives of the Church. Our mission is to welcome and direct parishioners, and ensure proper order is kept at all times. We will treat all parishioners with kindness, tact and courtesy at all times. 

Men’s Choir

The Men’s Choir consists of the spiritual men of St James AME Church Gravel Hill who sing to the glory of God uplifting His name in song.  The Men’s Choir sings one to two Sundays per month with rehearsals held once a week, usually on Monday.  If you are interesting in joining, contact Mrs. Echols or Pastor Burns. 

Audio/Visual Ministry

Responsible for the Audio Visual maintenance, set up and operation.

Social Media Ministry

Manages, updates and monitors the church’s website and Facebook, Instagram and Twitter social media platforms. 

170 Committee Ministry

Plans, implements and manages events celebrating the churches 170th anniversary.

Young Peoples Division – YPD

Provides meaningful youth training programs and opportunities for leadership experience in all areas of church life. By providing training in Evangelism, Christian Social Relations, and Education programs the YPD is designed to connect youth more fully to the mission of the church and increase knowledge of the African Methodist Episcopal Church history and the scriptures.

Flower Ministry

Provides and updates flowers for the church sanctuary and fellowship hall. 

Security Ministry

Provides church security through monitoring the parking lot and church exterior and interior and reporting suspicious activity and taking preventative and safety measures.