Pastor John Rayford
is a native of Arkansas.
formative years in California and has resided in Illinois since 1994.
John & Jenai
have served the Lord together as husband and wife since June 16, 1984.
John is a graduate of the Mount Zion Theological Seminary.
served as a Junior Deacon at early age under the direction of his
father, the late Rev. Albert Rayford.
service to the Lord continued through adolescent years, High School, college and into adulthood.
He has served in a number of capacities, they include: President of the Adult Usher Board, Drill Sergeant of the District Usher Board, Vice-President of the Adult Choir, and also as a Deacon.
He has also served as President of the District Youth Department, Choir Director of the District Youth Department, guest speaker and preacher for various churches and local organizations.
Prior to his pastorate at Mt. Moriah he served as an Associate Minister, Assistant Pastor and Interim Pastor.
is also the progenitor and facilitator of the seminar series "God Wants His
John is a licensed and ordained Baptist Minister/Preacher of the gospel.
gifts include Family Ministries, church administration, motivation and proclamation.