Our Staff



Essie Colvin

Office Administrator


Essie is responsibile for all of the church office administration.  


Essie has lived in Painesville for many years and has attended St. John Baptist Church all of those years.

She has recently retired from the City of Cleveland where she worked as an office administror. Essie has two daughters, grandchildren, and currently lives in Painesville with her husband Ron.  



Roy Mitchell

Youth Director

Loretta Mitchell



Loretta is responsible for the financial aspects of the church. 

Loretta has lived in Painesville and attended St. John for almost her entire life. 
She is a graduate of Harvey and has recently retired from Avery Denison where she worked in Finance.  

Loretta has three children, and seven grandchildren living in Painesville.  



Albert Jones

Sunday School  


Deacon Albert Jones is currently serving as our Sunday School Superintendant. He is responsible for the operation of our Sunday School Program and serves on our Deacon Board.  

Deacon Jones was born in Louisianna and moved to Ohio at a young age. 
He has two children, three grandchildren, and currently lives in Concort Township with his wife. 
Deacon Jones in the President and CEO of
Alberts Inc.



Roy Mitchell

Youth Ministry  


Deacon Roy Mitchell is one of our Youth Ministry leaders and serves on our Deacon Board.

Deacon Mitchell was born in Cleveland and moved to Painesville as a child.
He is a graduate of

Harvey High School and currently lives in Painesville with his daughter.
Deacon Mitchell is a technician for Time Warner Cable. 



Lillie Wilson

Youth Ministry  


Lillie Wilson is one of our

Youth Ministry leaders and is the Youth Choir director. 

Lille was born in Painesillve. 
She is a graduate of

Harvey High School and Southern Sate University.
She is a recently retired teacher from Painesville City Local Schools.
Lille has one daughter and currently lives in Painesville.  



Amir Jones

Music & Media Director  


Amir Jones is responsible for the Music Ministry of our church. He also oversees the multimeda aspects of our Services. 


Amir was born in Painesillve and is a graduate of Riverside High School and Cleveland State University.
He is currently the High School band director at Harvey High School in Painesville City Local Schools.
Amir currently lives in Concord Township.