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Meet The President's Cabinet

Pastor Earia D. Charles

Pastor E.D. Charles

1st Vice President
Pastor DeWayne E. Hicks

Pastor D. Hicks

2nd Vice President
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Pastor DeWayne E. Hicks is the fourth child of Deacon and Sister Eugene and Martha Hicks. Pastor Hicks is a graduate of A. Maceo Smith High School. He attended Prairie View A&M University, then Southern Bible Institute, where he received his Basic and Advanced Biblical Studies and Spiritual and Intellectual Attainment Diplomas. Pastor Hicks is also a graduate of the School of Scriptures where he received his Associate and Bachelor's Degrees. He will be studying for his Master's in Theology. Pastor Hicks prays, preaches, teaches and lives under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. He has the ability to make the Bible rich and real to all the members of the Church. He is a Holy Ghost-filled leader and counselor who remain "Committed to the Commission" of winning souls for Christ. He is now the proud Pastor of the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church and has served faithfully for 25 years. He is also the wonderful husband of 27 years to Barbara Hicks and the father of 5 handsome sons. As he constantly grows in the wisdom and knowledge of God he remains in love with the Word of God.

Pastor Kelvin Stepney

Pastor K. Stepney

3rd Vice President
Minister David E. Hopkins

Minster D. Hopkins

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Pastor Otis Grims

Pastor O. Grimes

Assistant Secretary
Pastor Paul E. Walker

Pastor P. Walker

Financial Secretary
Pastor Billy Weaver

Pastor B.Weaver

Assistant Financial Secretary

Pastor B. Cousin


Pastor Bernard Cousin founded The New Community Church in March 2003. He is a native of Houston, MS. Graduated from Rust College, Holly Springs, MS 1975 (BS in Chemistry); Mississippi State University, 1977 (MS Biochemistry); The Criswell College Dallas, TX 1996 (MA Christian Leadership). He is married to the very lovely Mrs. Vera S. Cousin of Rock Island, IL. She is an educator for the Cedar Hill ISD. She is incredibly supportive and serves with Pastor Cousin.


Pastor Cousin leads the Church in sharing the love of God and His redeeming power through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to affect a right relationship with God. He works diligently to equip the members to serve faithfully and share Christ freely with people guided by the Holy Spirit. 

Otis Grimes is a retired Marine of 14 years. He has received an AA  degree from Calvary Chapel Bible College in LaMartia CA. A BS degree in Information Systems Security/ Computer Networking Systems and Servers at ITT Richardson Tx. Pastor Grimes received his call to the ministry in 1998, at the New Spirit Mission Baptist church in Santa Ana CA. He was licensed to preach the gospel where he served a Youth Minister and Young Adult Pastor for 5 years. Pastor Grimes was ordined in 2000. He has preached and taught the gospel with vigor and vitality. Pastor Otis Grimes now the Pastor of the New Spirit Baptist Church in Rockwall, TX. joined the Oak Cliff Ministers Union in June 2018 and is now the Assist  Secretary of the Union. 

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Dr. Terrance Ford

Dr. T. Ford

Assistant Treasurer
Pastor Bobbyray Williams

Pastor B. Williams

Assistant Treasurer

Pastor D. Stephenson

Corresponding Secretary
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Pastor Mac E. Sargent

Pastor M. Sargent

Assistant Corresponding
Pastor Maynard Yates

Pastor M. Yates

Committee Vice Chair

Some of Our Churches

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