Staff Minister


Staff Minister of Christian Education and Discipleship Training

Email Address: [email protected]

Areas of Ministry: Rev. Chantaye Elmore Knotts oversees the FMBC Christian Education and Discipleship Ministry. She supports the pastor as instructor for Adult Wednesday Bible study, pulpit minister, Sunday School teacher and Executive Administrator of the FMBC Foundation, Inc. She is also the Youth Editor for the National Baptist Convention Sunday School Publishing Board and the author of the book, Go with God – Life Lessons from the Book of Proverbs.

Education: B.S. Degree – Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; M.A. Degree - Administration and Management – Harvard University Extension School; Technical and Professional Writing - Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Summer Leadership Institute - Harvard Divinity School; Theological Studies (Old Testament) – Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA;

Why I love working in ministry: I am very blessed to be a part of the First Missionary Baptist Church pastoral staff. Our congregation is a caring community of believers who love God and one another and are receptive to the preaching and teaching of the Word.