First Missionary Baptist Church of Pass Christian

An Ordinary Church Performing Extraordinary Ministries


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Pastor Willie E. Holt, a native of Gulfport, MS, was baptized and nurtured in the knowledge and love of God by the late Reverend E.L. Hartwell, pastor of the Forrest Heights Missionary Baptist Church in Gulfport, MS.  He was ordained as a Deacon at Forrest Heights Missionary Baptist Church on March 15, 1998.  Pastor Holt served as a deacon under the pastoral leadership of Reverend Hartwell and his successor, Reverend George D. Rouse, until the Lord called him to  preach His Word on January 6, 2005. 

Text Box: Pastor Willie Holt and Sis. Ann Holt

Twitter:  @PastorWHolt

Reverend Willie E. Holt

Pastor Holt preached his initial sermon at the Forrest Heights Missionary Baptist Church on February 20, 2005.  Assigned to the Youth Ministry by Pastor Rouse, he served faithfully as an Associate Minister.  Pastor Holt was ordained and became the pastor of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Pass Christian, MS on June 20, 2008.


Pastor Holt is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Counseling from Luther Rice University.  He is a Certified Sunday School Instructor for the Sunday School Publishing Board Nashville, TN (2011).  He holds an Associate Degree in Theology from Andersonville Seminary School (2007).


Pastor Holt has owned and managed Sparkle Car Cleaning and Automotive Accessories of Gulfport, MS for over 20 years. He is happily married to Zenobia Ann Holt and they have three children (Natalie, Nadia and Justin).

Pictured from left to right:  Deacon Larry Johnson, Deacon. Cornell Clinkscales (Deacon Ministry— Chairman), Deacon Robert Thomas, Deacon Louis Hall, Deacon Lionel Fields, Sr. (not pictured).

Seated:  Pastor Willie E. Holt


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