Associate Pastor

Pastor Jimmy Prince

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Bethlehem Baptist Church

42700 Amelia Road

Bay Minette, AL   36507


Rev. Jimmy Prince is a native Mobilian and attended the Mobile County Public School System, graduating from Vigor High School in 1980. He grew up as a member of First Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Reverend John McCarty. Subsequently, he was ordained a deacon and served under the same pastor.

He cites as his main objectives, "To lead the people of God as I am being led by Him; in living a more spirit-filled and abundant life through teaching of the Word of God; and Bible Study and preaching of the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."

Rev. Prince is the son of Jimmy and Flora Mae Gilchrist Prince; he is married to the former Felicia Young and they have two children.

Rev. Prince later united with St. James Missionary Baptist Church and served as a deacon and church clerk for more than 14 years under the leadership of the late Reverend Nathaniel Dortch. In November 1999, while at St.  James, he acknowledge his call in the Gospel Ministry and preached his first sermon and was licensed to preach. He was ordained as a minister from the same church in 2001.

In December of 2001, Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Bay Minette, AL installed Reverend Prince as their pastor, where he is still serving faithfully.

A very active member of the First Eastern Shore Missionary Baptist Association, Rev. Prince has served as the Director of Christian Education for more than 8 years. For this position he is immensely qualified, having attended the Pastor's Alternative Class of the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education, where he was certified as a teacher. Also, he attended the E.L. White Theological Seminary in Prichard, AL and obtained the following degrees:

Bachelor of Theology, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Divinity

Rev. Prince has employed with the Mobile County Public School System for more than 30 years, where he is presently serving as a Plant Engineer.

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