REVEREND JOE L. CALLAHAN, JR
June 2003-June 2011
Reverend Joe L. Callahan, Jr. is the pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Clovis, New Mexico. Additionally, he works in the position of Moderator, for the Jerusalem District Association of Southeast New Mexico, Inc., and 1st Vice President of the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist State Convention of New Mexico, Inc. Rev. Callahan is also a supporter of the National Baptist Convention, in which he is a certified instructor for four, classes—Church History, Christian Leadership, Survey of the New, and the Old Testaments. Rev. Callahan was born and raised in Rome, Georgia. After graduating from East Rome High School he joined the United States Air Force. His educational endeavors were furthered at the Community College of the Air Force, World Institute of Religious Education, Trinity College and Seminary in Newburg, Indiana, Andersonville Baptist Seminary in Camilla, Georgia and Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas. After 22 years of service, Rev. Callahan retired from the United States Air Force in 2002. During his time on active duty, Rev. Callahan served in the Gulf War. At an early age, Rev. Callahan recognized his gift of singing and his love for people. Rev. Callahan builds his ministry on the foundational sound teachings of Jesus Christ. He believes that the church should have comprehensive Christian educational ministries that meet the needs of members of all ages and the community. Through his devout studies and diligence in seeking the Lord, Rev. Callahan has received the vision for Life Shaping Ministries to help ordinary people become empowered to do extraordinary things to enhance the kingdom building work and spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. Rev. Callahan currently resides in Clovis, New Mexico with his wife Tamara, and their two sons, Joseph and Isaiah. Rev. Callahan is known for many accomplishments of which the greatest is simply—a servant of the Most High.
Church- 575 762-2266
Mailing Address- P.O. Box 786 Clovis, New Mexico
Moderator – Rev. Joe L. Callahan Jr.
1st Vice Moderator – Rev. B. J. Choice Sr.
2nd Vice Moderator – Rev Thomas Ford
General Secretary – Sis. Anna Johnson
Youth Director – Sis. Wanda Johnson
Congress President – Dr. Richard Gorham
Congress Dean – Sis. R Chris Dudley
Registrar – Sis. Linda McPherson
District Musician – Sis. Queen Shelton
District Evangelist /Missionary Chair – Rev. David McPherson
WMU – Sis Karen Green
Laymen – Deacon Dan Johnson
Ushers – Sis Anna Johnson
MEMBER CHURCHES AND PASTORS
Bethel Baptist Church, Artesia, NM – Reverend Thomas Ford
Bethlehem Baptist Church – Clovis, NM – Reverend Delmus Gillis
Galilee Baptist Church – Roswell, NM – Reverend Stanley Smith
Friendship Baptist Church – Roswell, NM – Reverend Michael K. Shelton
Mt Gilead Baptist Church – Roswell, NM – Reverend Artis Allen
Mt. Olive Baptist Church – Carlsbad, NM – Reverend R. L. Smith, Jr.
New Light Baptist Church – Farwell, Texas – Reverend Bryian Phillips
Pleasant Green Baptist Church – Hobbs, NM – Reverend James Ruffell
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church – Carlsbad, NM – Reverend David McPherson
St. John Baptist Church – Hobbs, NM – Reverend B. J. Choice Sr.
St. John Baptist Church – Clovis, NM – Reverend Joe Callahan
Triangle Baptist Church – Clovis, NM – Reverend Terry Martin
Ware Tabernacle – Roswell, NM – Dr. Richard Gorham