Senior Associate Pastor Peggy Williams
Reverend Peggy S. Williams was born on October 8, 1941, in Dallas, Texas.  She is a proud mother and
grandmother, one child deceased.
Reverend Peggy Williams is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Institute of Dallas, Texas, receiving
diplomas for Basic and Advanced Religious studies in 1981—1989, and was licensed to preach the Gospel
on October 20, 2000, at the Bexar Street Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas, Reverend C. C. Robertson,
Pastor.  

Reverend Peggy S. Williams holds a Bachelors Degree in Evangelism from the Rialto Community Bible
College, Rialto, California, granted in 1991.  She is a retired licensed Vocation Nurse with over thirty-five
years experience in the field.  She has been a member of New Hope Baptist Church since January, 2002.

Reverend Williams is currently a student at the Dallas Baptist University, studying Christian Ministries.
Reverend Harold Davis
Reverend Harold P. Davis grew up in Dallas, Texas, and is a Graduate of SMU Cox School of Business
Caruth Institute, for the Trinity Industries Entrepreneurship Development Program a company where he
has been employed for 23 years. Reverend Davis has done studies at Southern Bible Institute in the
Theology Program.

Reverend Davis was licensed to preach at New Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev Alfred
Walker Jr in 2006.
Ministerial Staff
5002 S. Central Expressway
Dallas, Texas
75215
Celebrating 145 Years:  
Dallas' Oldest African-American Christian Witness,
"The Mother Church"
Founded in 1873 by African-Americans
Reverend Frankie Gillespie
Reverend Frankie Gillespie is an ordained Minister from the Zion Rock Missionary Baptist Church
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he has been a faithful member for over 20 years. He now resides
in Dallas, Texas where he is an Associate Minister at New Hope Baptist Church. Along with being
a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ he also served as Sunday School Superintendent, Church
Trustee, Co-Chairperson of the Deacon Board, Choir Board President, Youth Advisor, Choir
Director and overseer of the Radio Outreach Ministry.

Reverend Gillespie graduated from Concordia University-Wisconsin with a bachelor's degree in
Human Resource Management and is currently working on a master's degree in Educational
Administration. He is employed as a Special Education Teacher with DallasISD. In his spare time,
he enjoys spending time with his daughter Francesca Gillespie as well as taking walks in the park
while concentrating on the Lord. Working with young people has always been his passion and God
given gift with his mission being that if we can encourage our youth to make Christ-like decisions
we will be one step closer to making the world a caring place.