Adults




Aids Ministry



A multi-component, hands-on-ministry that forms a meaningful relationship with clients and families in order to support them when the need arises. To further HIV/AIDS awareness and education, information is disseminated to individuals and organizations to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Support groups are available to PWAs (Persons With AIDS) and their caregivers.

Meetings: 1st Thursday - 6:45 p.m. - Transitional Housing Administrative Office Building

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rosetta Thompson, Chair


Maria Addison-Griffith, Co-Chair


Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430



Alzheimer Ministry



A ministry giving and providing support and assistance to the families, and caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease.
Care Team Meeting...plan/assign in home resoite care for persons with memory loss to give the caregiver time to refresh.Meetings: 3rd Monday - 6:45 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center.
Common Ground...Caregivers conversation with fellow caregivers to share, learn coping skills, and to receive information concerning care centers,legal information, etc. Meet: 3rd Sunday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
The Gathering Place...where caregivers may bring their love one to the church for fun, games, crafts, and a light lunch while the caregiver may have a period of rest. Meetings: 4th Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Patricia Godfrey, Leader


Beverly Donaldson, Co-Leader: Common Ground



Jeanetta Stripling, Co-Leader: Gathering Place & Care Partners



Alphese Evans, Co-Leader: Gathering Place & Volunteers



Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430

 


Baby Dedication Committee



The purpose of this committee is to greet and assist parents in the registration of infants for dedication.
Meetings: Pre-Announced - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Linda F. Simmons, Chairperson


Barbara Thompson, Co-Chairperson


Rev. Kevin W. Williams, Facilitator
713-852-1416

 


Baptist Women III



Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesday - 10:30 a.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Betty Felder, President


Verika Brown, Vice President


Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


BEAM (Brentwood Employment Assistance Ministry)



This program is designed to provide resources that will enhance marketable skills and provide spiritual and emotional assistance to those seeking employment. This ministry provides Job Readiness and Computer Enhancement Classes.
Meetings: Last Saturday monthly -11:00 a.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rev. Mary A. Frazier, Facilitator
713-852-1440

 


Brentwood Book Club Ministry



This organization is devoted to promoting Christian fellowship through the discussion of books and other related events. It strives to broaden and deepen each person's appreciation of literature and to expand the knowledge of the writing culture in our church and community.
Meetings/Book Reviews: Pre-Announced

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number
Nedra Brooks, President
Eleanor Taylor, Vice President

Doris Gardner Ratliff, Coordinator


Augusta Green IV, Facilitator
713-852-1485

 


Brentwood Business Development Association



Our Mission is to promote empowerment, provide oppertunities of growth and spotlight the Brentwood business owners.
Meetings: Tuesday after the 3rd Sunday - 6:30pm

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number
Barbara Eley, Chairperson
Pratt Robinson, Vice Chairperson

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


BTM (Brentwood Technology Ministry)



This is a team of professionals recommending and providing facilitation of the overall technology infrastructure of the church, providing the framework of the architecture and processes for the hardware, software, network, communications, policies, procedures, standards, security and support
requirements.

Meetings: Pre-Announced - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Jerome Thomas, Leader


Rev. Joseph G. Ford, Facilitator
281-852-1417

 


Brentwood Urban Garden




Meetings: Tuesday after the 3rd Sunday - 6:30pm

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number
Eleanor Taylor, Chairperson

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


Cancer Ministry



This ministry provides educational, spiritual and emotional support to cancer survivors, their families and friends who serve as caregivers.
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday - 7:00 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Henry Davis, President


Suzan Rush, Vice President

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430

 


Christian Counseling Services



Rev. Seals provides counseling within a Christian framework, drawing upon Christian values and the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology and counseling consistent with biblical truth. Counseling services available for individuals, couples and families.
Monday through Thursday on an appointment basis.

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, MAMFC, LPC 713-852-1430

 


Decision Time Counseling



The purpose is to counsel new believers, persons desiring to become church members and those requesting prayer. Evangelism includes being discipled and becoming a growing, serving, witnessing Christian.
Meetings: 2nd Sunday - 12:30pm - Staff Conference Room

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rev. Robin Cook, President


Rev. Ruby Woodward, Vice President

Rev. Albert A. Kemp, Facilitator
713-852-1439

 


Divorce Recovery



This ministry provides a safe enviornment for group discussions and group exercises where mutual support and accountability can strengthen individuals experiencing the loss of a significant relationship through seperation or divorce. Interactive semianr and lessons are designed from The Fresh Start: Divorce Recovery Workbook.
Meetings: Pre-announced - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Mary Henry, Co-Leader

Fred Jones, Co-Leader

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430

 


Drug And Alcohol Support Ministry



This ministry provides educational, spiritual and emotional support to cancer survivors, their families and friends who serve as caregivers.
Referrals are made as needed.

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, MAMFC, LPC 713-852-1430

 


Glory Ministry (Sign Language)



God is Generating love through outreach to redeem you by embracing ministry providing sign interpreters; sign language classes and special needs Sunday school classes
Meetings: Tuesday - 7:00 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Quiandine Jarrett, Teacher

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430

 


Greeters



This ministry primary objective is to give a warm smile and kind words to our church family, friends, and visitors as they enter the doors of the building.
Meetings: 2nd Thursday - 7:00 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Lorna McNeely, President


Rita Bolden, Vice President

Rev. Kevin W. Williams, Facilitator
713-852-1416

 


Grief Support



A ministry providing grief support to individuals or families dealing with bereavement of the loss of a love one.
Meetings: Monday - Thursday. Call for appointment.

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430

 


Intercessory Prayerline



Prayer Warriors are available 11 hours a day at 713-926-pray (7729) to pray with you.
Meetings:1st Tuesday - 7:00pm - Fellowship Hall

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Fannie Jones, Director

Edna Deauvearo, Secretary

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


JEWELs' Council



This ministry is an extension of the Brentwood Women's Ministry. It exists to enrich women spiritually, emotionally and socially through a nurturing Christian atmosphere. The age appropriate Jewel groups exist to better serve both needs and interests. There are many good women, but you are the best! Proverbs 31:29
Meetings:Tuesday following the 4th Sunday - 6:30 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Karen Jacobs, President

Karen Simpson, Vice President

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


Kids Pals Ministry



This Ministry uses the care team concept to reach oout to families of special needs children who have chronic, long-term, severe disabilities such as cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis and autism. It works in partnership with Interfaith CarrePartners and provides respite care (sitting with the disabled child and their well siblings) to allow the parents to have personal time. The care team also provides support to sibling in the form of outings and activities.
Meetings: 4th Friday - 6:00 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Aba Gayle Wiley, Care Team Leader

Jaqueline Minter, Co-Leader

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430

 


LOVE Ministry ( Layperson Oppertunity for Visitation and Exchange)



This ministry is designed to meet the needs of the Brentwood family as well as the community through visitation and calls. It acts upon reports received by the church regarding death or illness.
Meetings: 2nd Thursday - 6:45 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Lois York, Director

Delores McDougald, Assistant Director

Augusta Green IV, Facilitator
713-852-1485

 


Making Great Men



This ministry believes the measure of a man's success is not calculated by the material possessions he acquires, but by the life he leads and by the others he lifts up and inspires along the way.
Meetings: Tuesday after 2nd Sunday - 7:00 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Albert Bush, Chair

Rev. Kevin W. Williams, Facilitator
713-852-1416

 


Married Couples Enrichment Ministry



Designed to minister to the spiritual and social needs of married couples through Bible studies, seminars and social activities. Childcare is provided.
Meetings: 2nd Friday - 7:00 p.m. - Fellowship Hall

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Jimmie & Bonita Wright, Lead Couple

Donald & Angela Queen, Co-Lead Couple

Rev. Lillie M. Seals, Facilitator
713-852-1430

 


New Members Orientation Committee



Is responsible for greeting and welcoming newly joined members to the church. The committee assists these members in completing data forms and informs them of the Survival Training Class, church programs and orgainzations.
Meetings: 3rd Thursday - 6:30 p.m. - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Marilyn Simms, President


Linda Venzor, Vice President

Rev. Albert A. Kemp, Facilitator
713-852-1439

 


R.E.L.A.Y.





Meetings: 

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rev. Mary Lewis, President


Anthony Douglas, Vice President

Rev. Albert A. Kemp, Facilitator
713-852-1439

 


Scholarship Committee



The Brentwood Scholarship Committee is dedicated to raising funds to provide supplemental grants and tution scholarships to deserving college bound students. Scholarships are funded through an Annual Pre-Mother's Day Luncheon and Fashion Show.
Meetings: Pre-Announced - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Lamar Frazier, Chairperson
Mittie Anderson, Vice Chair

Paul Jefferson, Facilitator
713-852-1433

 


Senior Adult Ministry



This ministry is designed to create an opportunity for seniors to fellowship, enhance their faith through Bible lessons, and travel throughsocial activities. This ministry reaches out to serve the needs of those outside of its membership.
Meetings: 3rd Friday - 5:30pm - Fellowship Hall

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Geraldine Lundford, President

Aba Gayle Wiley, Vice President
Rev. Barbara A. Thomas, Facilitator 713-852-1441

 


Singles Ministry



This ministry is designed to reach men and women and offer activities such as Bible study, social gathering, panel discussions and fellowships to create a bonding of single christians.
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesday - 7:00pm - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number
Rev. Lisa Turner, Leader

Rev. Joseph G. Ford, Facilitator
713-852-1417

 


Sisters Who Care



This organization is devoted to stregnthening each other through Bible study, mission education, witnessing and mission activities.
Meetings: Wednesday - 6:00pm - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Karen Simpson, President

Edna Deauvearo, Vice President

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


S.T.E.W. (Spread The Eternal Word)



The goal is to evangelize, reach out to foreign countries and/or people. A newsletter is produced monthly to updated the congregation about missions in foreign countries.
Meetings: 4th Tuesday - 6:30pm - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Rev. Verna Powers, Director
Alexander Brown, Co-Leader

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


Thursday Noon Bible Study



This group studies the Bible by books as well as topics. Publications and other study aids are used to enhance the understanding of God's Word.
Meetings: Thursay - Noon - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Sara Johnson, Teacher
Albert Bush, Assistant Teacher
Lorraine Chambers, Coordinator

Paul Jefferson, Facilitator
713-852-1433

 


Usher Board (Ages 18 & Over)



Males and females are welcome to join the Usher Board. The purpose is to greet worshipers as they enter into the church building.
Meetings: 1st Thursday - 7:00pm - Worship Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Gwen Davis, President

Marilyn Simms, 1st Vice President
Brenda Lethridge, 2nd Vice President

Rev. Kevin W. Williams, Facilitator
713-852-1416

 


Veteran's Assistance Ministry



This ministry address the needs of Active, Reserve, National Guard, Retired and Discharged Veterans and their families by serving as a clearing house for consultation and resource referral for Federal, State & Local benefits, and eligibility determination.
Meetings: Every 3rd Saturday, 9:00AM-11:00AM in the Fellowship Hall

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Clarence Gray, President

Rodney Cooper, Vice President

Rev. Kevin Williams, Facilitator
713-852-1416

 


Wellness/Fitness Ministry



The mission is to develop and implement strategic programs and activities that will empower the congregation and community to focus on optimizing a healthy mind, body and spirit. Programs will focus on congregational/community needs through education and participation in ongoing programs that foster healthy lifestyle changes.
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday - 6:30pm - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Joan Perry-Austin, President

Beverly McDonald, Vice President

Augusta Green IV, Facilitator
713-852-1485

 


Women's Conference Committee



WOMEN'S CONFERENCE/RETREAT PLANNING COMMITTEE - Executive planning committe for the Christian Women's Conference and Women's Retreat.
Meetings: Pre-Announced - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Marilyn Simms, Chairperson
Thelma Woodard-Johnson, Co-Chair

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


Women's Missionary Union



Coordinates and plans mission activities for women, girls, and preschoolers. The work is accomplished through Baptist Women III, Acteens and Girls in Action
Meetings: Pre-Announced - Lifelong Learning Center

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Willa Scott, Director

Rev. C. Clay Pickens, Facilitator
713-852-1414

 


Young Adult Ministry



Exist to enrich men and women between the ages of 18-35 spiritually,economically, educationally, and socially in a nurturing Christian environment. We do so through Bible studies, fellowships, and outreach.
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesday - 7:00pm - Fellowship Hall

Contact Name, Title
Phone Number

Jasmine Turner, Co-Leader
Aaron Boudreaux, Co-Leader

Rev. Joseph G. Ford, Facilitator
713-852-1417