OUR TEAM




Rev. Patrick D. Clayborn, Ph.D.

Senior Pastor

Rev. Patrick D. Clayborn, Ph.D. is a vision-driven disciple who is committed to building the Kingdom of God by empowering individuals to fully embrace five core values: Spiritual Growth, Service, Stewardship, Evangelism and Education.Through his own passionate worship, dedication to family, friends, and those he pastors, Rev. Clayborn’s personal goal is to share and show the love of Jesus Christ with all those he comes in contact with.

 Rev. Sheri Smith Clayborn

 First Lady

Rev. Smith Clayborn’s commitment to caring and excellence, is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University where she earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion, and she is a graduate of Candler School of Theology at Emory University and was awarded a Master of Divinity degree with an emphasis in Black Church Studies. She has also gained further training and experience through a Clinical Pastoral Education internship at Covenant Counseling Institute.



Janette R. Smith 

Director of Church Growth

 (410) 523-4273  ext. 222 

janetteRsmith@Bethel1.org

Rev. Jimmie Thomas

Dir. of the Worship Arts Department

 (410) 523-4273  ext. 230 

RevJimmie@Bethel1.org

Maurette Brown Clark 

Praise & Worship Leader 

Lisa McDonald

Assistant to the Pastor

 (410) 523-4273  ext. 224 

LMcDonald@Bethel1.org


"For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ"

EPHESIANS 4:12