Charles A. Jackson

In 2004, Pastor Charles A. Jackson was faithfully serving as a Deacon at Lilly Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama, until God had a higher calling on his life.  On March 21, 2004 Pastor Jackson transitioned from deacon to minister. He preached his initial sermon with tears running down his eyes and was licensed to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In August of 2005 he was ordained by Dr. Tyler Hardeman, Sr., then the pastor at Lily Baptist Church.

Pastor Jackson is a 1983 graduate of C. F. Vigor High School where he played football. Pastor Jackson attended Alabama A & M in Huntsville, Alabama for one semester and transferred back home to Bishop State Community College.  After completing his studies at Bishop State, he enrolled at The University of Alabama and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with a minor in Criminal Justice, in 1988.  In the fall of 1986, while at the University Of Alabama, he became a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.  Pastor Jackson later earned a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry from Covington Theological Seminary in Rossville, GA. and will start pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry degree in the fall of 2015.  Pastor Jackson received the Man of the Year, Alabama award at the 35th Annual Partnership, Courage, Collaboration & Leadership Achievement from the Ross Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia and the Medgar Evers award from the Baldwin County Chapter NAACP.

Rev. Charles Jackson is the pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Daphne, Alabama where he has humbly served for six years. Under his leadership, the church has witnessed the blessing of God in many areas. The church has seen graceful growth in membership and the maturing of the church body. The upstairs of the Education Building was completed within two years of his appointment and has acquired two and a half acres of property directly behind the church for the building of a family life center. A Children’s Nursery was started to take care of the children of the parents attending Sunday worship service.  In 2014, an eight o’ clock worship service was implemented, followed by breakfast. This has positively impacted the growth of the church and Sunday school attendance. Additionally, in 2014, the church sanctuary was remodeled and new pews were installed in 2015. All of these accomplishments were under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and by the grace of God.

Pastor Jackson currently serves as the First vice moderator of the First Eastern Shore and is a certified teacher in the congress of Christian Education. Pastor Jackson is one of the ministers, frequently called on, to do the invocations at the Daphne City Council meetings. He also meets with the mayor of the city of Daphne quarterly, along with other ministers, to discuss ways on improving the city of Daphne. Pastor Jackson also serves on the board of directors of the National African -American Archives & Multicultural Museum in Mobile, Alabama.

Pastor Charles Jackson is married to the former Miss Yvette Knight. They are the proud parents of Rico, Andrew, Clifton and Nyla.  Sister Jackson is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, where she obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Nursing and is a Doctoral Candidate at Walden University. She is a Registered Nurse and the Director of the Surgical Technology Department at Faulkner State Community College, in Bay Minette, Alabama.

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