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     Karen Cork

Administrative Secretary


     Office Manager




     Rev. Larry Allen


Minister of Music

    Cristi Cooper-Ray

    Financial Secretary



  Christopher Clayton

      Custodial Services

Marcelle Trevelle Smith was born in Shreveport, LA. He received his primary schooling in Nashville, TN and his secondary schooling in Saginaw, MI, graduating in 2004 with Honors from Arthur Hill High School.

He attended Florida A&M University, as a Presidential Scholar, where he graduated (2009), magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Marcelle served in various leadership roles in the School of Business & Industry. He also attended Vanderbilt University, where he earned a Master’s of Divinity Degree with a focus in Black Church Studies. Additionally, he has completed studies at Princeton Theological Seminary as a fellow of their Black Theology and Leadership Institute.

Marcelle has worked for Saginaw Future, Inc. as a Procurement Specialist and the Great Lakes Loons baseball team as an Account Executive for Ticket Sales. Formerly, he served at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, TN as an assistant to Bishop Joseph W. Walker III and in Christian Education, as the Special Assistant to the Senior Pastor at Triumph Church in Detroit, MI. at Mt. Olive Institutional Missionary Baptist Church, where he has served in the following capacities: Usher’s Ministry, Youth Church leader, Vacation Bible School Director, and currently the Executive Minister. Marcelle also currently serves as the Pastor-Elect of Second Baptist Church in Bay City, MI.

Marcelle believes in living out his faith in service to his community as well. He serves on the Board of Directors of Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, the Board of Directors of Restoration Community Outreach (RCO), as a spiritual and theological care consultant for McKissick Health and Wellness, LLC, with the Food Access Collaboration Team of Saginaw County (FACTS), Bay County Human Services Collaboration Council (HSCC), and the Bay County Food Connection.

Marcelle is joyfully married to Jennifer and they are the grateful parents of Josiah Timothy and Jabari Trevelle.


Rev. Marcelle T. Smith



Then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose

Philipians 2:2

Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and Live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: Now

Dennis Waitly

 Summer Office Hours

Tuesday - Thursday

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

(989) 752-8064