Pastor D. JeSie Morris is the Senior Pastor of Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church of Eden, NC. He is the son of the late Reverend James R. and late Sallie M. Morris-Redd. Morris accepted the call into the Gospel Ministry and was licensed to preach by Star of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church on March 1, 1997, under the leadership of his father and pastor, Reverend James R. Morris.
On August 2, 1998, Morris began serving Mt. Sinai as Pastor-Elect. He was ordained by the Ordination Council of the Smith River Missionary Baptist Association on September 12,1998 and was installed on November 1, 1998, as the 18th Senior Pastor.
Pastor Morris holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. He holds a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling-Marriage and Family and a Master of Arts in Human Services-Life Coaching from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Morris is also a Board-Certified Master Christian Life Coach and is the owner of The Huddle- Christian Life Coaching, L.L.C. and specializes in Marriage Coaching, Life Coaching, and Coaching Men. Morris is bi-vocational and has worked for United Parcel Service for over 33 years and currently employed as a training supervisor in the Greensboro Hub.
Pastor Morris is happily married to Dr. Tiffany Draper Morris, also of Martinsville, VA. They have been married for over 27 years and have three incredible and gifted children; two daughters, JeSani Treneé, and JaRiah Terreé; and one son, Jezekiah TaRon. For over 24 years, Reverend Morris continues to serve the Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with integrity, faithfulness, and charity. Pastor Morris’ ministry theme is “Be Ye Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind” found in Romans 12:2. Mt. Sinai continues to grow under his leadership, knowing that The Best is Still Yet to Come!
In addition to being Mt. Sinai’s pastor, Morris is the president of the Eden Ministerial Fellowship, on the Board of Trustees for Hospice of Rockingham County, a Presidential Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and a Certified SYMBIS (Saving your marriage before it starts) Facilitator. Morris has served as a mentor for the Wake Forest School of Divinity, Winston Salem, NC, a Chaplain for House-call Hospice in Martinsville and Salem Virginia, and as a member of the Eden Strategic Planning Commission.