Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, 

to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Acts 20:28

Pastor Willie E. Holt

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.


 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 a Certified Sunday School Instructor for the Sunday School Publishing Board Nashville, TN (2011).  He holds an Associates Degree in Religion and Ministry (2007) from Andersonville Seminary School and a Bachelor of Art Degree in Religion and Ministry (2018) from Luther Rice College and Seminary.  He is currently pursuing his Masters Degree in Religion and Ministry from Luther Rice College and Seminary.


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).

Pastor Willie E. Holt and Sis. Zenobia "Ann" Holt

Pastor Willie E. Holt and Sis. Zenobia "Ann" Holt