Welcome Missionary Baptist Church


143 Oneida Street

Pontiac, Michigan 48341

(248) 335-8740














First Lady JoAnn Jones


First Lady JoAnn Jones has taken the lead for Women’s Christian Education at Welcome Missionary Baptist Church. The first Tuesday of each month she heads the Women’s Hour of Power Fellowship which begins at 12:00 noon. This is a fellowship of women and friends of Welcome who come together to share the word, light humor, lunch and a special time for women.


She also heads “The Early Bird Gets The Word” sessions, which are held quarterly on the third Saturdays of each month beginning at 9:00 am. This is a quarterly Women’s Breakfast where a guest speaker is invited, women fellowship together, and share the word with light humor and breakfast.


First Lady Jones also serves as chairperson for the annual Women’s Day Event and operates the church’s bookstore, Welcome Inspirational Notions (WIN) Christian Bookstore.


She is married to Pastor Douglas P. Jones, the Senior Pastor at Welcome Missionary Baptist Church and is mother to three daughters, Lucille, Lisa and Erica and grandmother to Justin.


First Lady Jones is a graduate of Siena Heights College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health. She has had a long career in the healthcare field, working at university and private hospitals in Ohio and Michigan.


First Lady Jones is very active in the Pontiac community as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and teaching various classes and seminars within Welcome.





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