As Senior Pastor of Hill First Baptist Church, John D. Menefee, Jr. leads and teaches with great reverence to God’s Word. Pastor John D. Menefee, Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA to the wonderful and God-fearing parents, Pastor John D. Menefee, Sr. and Trellis Menefee. Atlanta remained dear to his heart, as he matriculated at Mercer University, in Christianity. He went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Divinity at Mercer University as well. Pastor Menefee has completed Clinical Pastoral Education through Emory University center and Care Counseling Center for Pastoral services and is a Doctoral candidate currently matriculating Columbia Theological Seminary’s Doctor of Ministry program.
Pastor Menefee was called by God to preach at the tender age of 17. He was licensed to preach at age 18, by Union Grove Baptist Church in Union City, GA and ordained as a minister, also at Union Grove Baptist Church at age 23. Pastor John D. Menefee, Jr. was called to serve as Senior Pastor of Hill First Baptist Church in 2010 where he continues to serve today.
While Pastor Menefee is mostly known for his illustrious, comprehensive and moving sermons, Pastor Menefee is also known by his God- anointed golden voice. To add to his musical repertoire, Pastor Menefee is also a pianist, saxophonist, and drummer.
Pastor John D. Menefee, Jr. loves the Lord and is truly a man after God’s own heart. Pastor Menefee is married to his lovely wife and best friend, Dr. Lepora Menefee. They have two beautiful daughters.