Barb Sanders

Mother of Church & Mission Funds

Barbara takes care of all the missions funds for us.  She is a wonderful lady and greatly appreciated.

Meet the Staff

Cora Robinson

Mother of the Church

Cora is lovingly referred to as "Mama" by many members of the church. She leads all kitchen activities and Bereavement families. We are so thankful to have such a wonderful lady!

Gary Boyd

Deacon and Drummer

Gary is our  drummer here at Branches of Christ. Gary has been a long time, dedicated member here and is following in his Dad's footsteps as a Deacon.

Pastor Joe & First Lady Earlene Simpson
have been pastoring Branches of Christ Ministries since 1979!! They are dedicated to a personal relationship with people that are hurting and oppressed, to bring them to the knowledge of Christ. Their dedication to their faith and to the church is a strength that we all benefit from.

       Clarence Robinson

       Deacon and Choir

Clarence has been a great member to our church family. He willingly started the choir and later became a Deacon. God has lead his giant heart in many ways to help people. His service is greatly appreciated.

Steve and Jelemia Smith


Steve and Jelemia are such a blessing. They are always willing to help whenever needed and always kind. Jelemia is our decorator. She has decorated the church and she decorates events. Steve helps and volunteers with any projects.

Sonya Wheatcraft

Worship Leader & Deacon

Sonya is our worship leader and choir director! Sonya has a beautiful voice and we are so thankful that she is our Worship leader. Sonya is a very active in church and also a dedicated deacon.  Sonya is the daughter of Pastor Joe and Earlene Simpson. For more information on Sonya, go to the Meet Sonya tab.

Tempa Fowlkes

Executive  Assistance

Tempa is in charge of all ministries. She is the glue that keeps everything together. Her hard work and dedication is an amazing example to all of us. Tempa keeps us all on our toes and keeps us updated on what is taking place in the Church.

Lisa Randol


Lisa is the Financial Secretary here at Branches of Christ. She has truly blessed us as a congregation. We truly appreciate her dedication to the church and to the Pastor.