Our Pastor

Reverend John Alfred Credle Jr.

“MY PASSION IS PREACHING AND TEACHING THE WORD OF GOD WITH CLARITY AND CONVICTION”

REVEREND JOHN-ALFRED CREDLE JR. Senior Pastor of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Ardmore, Oklahoma which is affectionately known as “the church on the hill.” Pastor Credle has served over twenty years in pastoral ministry, currently on his second year at Mount Zion.

A Native of Brooklyn, New York. Pastor Credle received a Bachelor of Science Degree from New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York. Pastor Credle has earned a Master of Science Degree in Education from Alfred University and Master of Divinity Degree from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. Pastor Credle also earned certification in Clinical Pastoral Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary in the City of New York. Currently, Pastor Credle is in his first year at Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas in pursuit of a Doctor of Ministry Degree.

Pastor Credle is actively involved in the community and sits on the board of directors for the New Dimension Literacy Council in Ardmore. Pastor Credle is also an active and proud member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.

Pastor Credle has been married to his childhood sweetheart, Cheron D. Credle for 20 years; they have one son, Joshua and three daughters Jordan, Victory and Zoe.