REVEREND TAMIKO C. JONES
Reverend Tamiko C. Jones is an Associate Minister of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield, Texas under the leadership of Dr. Michael A. Evans, Sr., Senior Pastor and her father in the ministry. After preaching her initial sermon in 2013, Rev. Jones transitioned from the role of Director of Christian Education to the role of Minister of both Missions and Young Adults. In addition to serving as leader for Bethlehem’s Women’s Ministry, she enjoys singing in the Women’s and Mass Choirs and serving as teacher for several Bible studies throughout the week. This Spring, she received the honor of being the first female minister ever to perform baptism at BBC.
Rev. Jones appreciates all opportunities to serve God’s people and has participated with the Texas Baptists (formerly BGCT) African American Ministries in foreign missions (Japan), as a workshop facilitator with the WMU/Sisters Who Care conference, as well as a participant in the BGCT affiliated Minister of Education project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with the Riverwest Community Church. As a trained church consultant for Lifeway’s Transformational Church initiative, she is able to assist churches in developing strategies to become true missional churches. Through the Texas Women’s Missionary Union, Rev. Jones also serves as the chairperson for the African American Advisory Council of the Sisters Who Care (SWC)/WMU affinity group.
She has earned a Master of Arts degree in Christian Education from Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, TX and is a current doctoral candidate for the Ph.D. in Leadership/Ministry at DBU.
A native of Greenwood, South Carolina, Rev. Jones graduated from Ninety Six High School and the South Carolina Governor’s School at The College of Charleston, in Charleston, South Carolina. After graduating from North Carolina A&T State University in 1997 with a BS in Electrical Engineering, Rev. Jones began her career with Motorola, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas as a Junior Engineer. Upon completing her MBA at the University of Dallas in 2001, she progressed through the ranks into various positions with Motorola and Nokia Siemens Networks, with project concentrations in Mexico & Asia. She is also an active member of the Arlington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Rev. Tamiko Jones’ prayer each day is that she is a faithful steward of the gifts the Lord has given and that she grasps those opportunities God provides to equip others to fulfill God’s kingdom-building purpose for their lives.
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