Aaron and Hur held up the hands of Moses, one on either side,
so does our associate minister, deacons and deaconesses support
the executive leadership in a similar manner. These include Associate
Minister Evangelist Maxine Haymore; Deacons Cecil Rouser, Ralph
Brown, Paul Johnson and Charles Wesley; and Deaconesses Gloria
Boles, Ruth Wright and Jonita Smith.
Planting Seeds Church of Deliverance began as an outreach ministry
in 1991 with individuals from all walks of life meeting at the
home of Pastor Betty J. Johnson for prayer and Bible study. Led
by the Holy Spirit and being obedient to God’s will, Pastor
Johnson and her mother, the late Greta Mae Blue, successfully
obtained legal status for what would become Planting Seeds Outreach
Ministry. With a board comprised of Greta Blue (deceased); Evangelist
Dee Chiplin; Sister Brenda Hawthorne; Elder Desiree’ Dillon-Johnson
(deceased) and Pastor Ted Watson, the Planting Seeds Outreach
Ministry was incorporated on July 19, 1993.
outgrown its prayer-service-in-the-living room beginnings, on
May 1, 1994, the ministry found a new location at 4125 West Northside
Drive in Jackson, Mississippi where both the social service outreach
and the spiritual devotion areas began to flourish. A year later
(May 23, 1995), the Planting Seeds Church of Deliverance was separately
incorporated. From that point forward, Planting Seeds Outreach
Ministry and Planting Seeds Church of Deliverance became independent
entities with a shared purpose of reaching out to the world with
love and compassion.
years we have moved several times but always within easy access
of those we serve. Each new location provided us with previously
unrealized opportunities to touch lives and respond to God’s
calling in additional ways. From September 1998 to December 2007
the church and the Outreach was located at 4914 North State Street,
Jackson, MS. The continued growth of members and friends coupled
with evolving activities in keeping with their needs made acquiring
more suitable space an increasing imperative. Heeding an inner
prompting to “pitch a tent in a land in which I will show
you,” in 2009 Apostle Betty J. Johnson and the leadership
began a search for more flexible accommodations to anchor and
facility, housed within an office park at 5472 Watkins Drive,
Jackson, MS, served as a temporary location until God’s
plan to take the Church to another level became more clearly manifested.
The prayerful desire of having a place to house a separate sanctuary,
educational/fellowship center, administrative offices, and an
outreach ministry was realized when land and three buildings were
purchased and customized to accommodate these functions. On June
2010, we moved to the present location at 5360 Executive Place,
Jackson, MS in north Jackson off I-55 North.
Church Today. Planting Seeds Church, Activity Center/Fellowship
Hall and Administrative Complex is comprised of a large sanctuary,
a fellowship hall, serenity room/library for daily meditation,
two full kitchens, six offices, five classrooms and a social service
center that is supported by church and other donors but falls
under the auspices of the separate Planting Seeds Outreach Ministry.
pastorate of Apostle Betty J. Johnson, Planting Seeds Church of
Deliverance has established a children and youth ministry; a women’s
ministry; a men’s ministry; a van ministry; a prison ministry;
a drug and alcohol ministry; a literacy ministry; a praise team;
adult and youth praise dancers; a church/community liaison ministry
and a host of special committees.
than Conquers. From its early beginning to the present,
Planting Seeds Church of Deliverance has been a ministry deeply
reflective of a love for God and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Its sturdy foundation rests on an abiding faith in the one and
only true God and obedience to His Word. In our actions and outreach
we are guided by the words found in Matthew 5:16: “Let your
light shine before men that they may see your good works, and
glorify your Father which is in heaven." (KJV).
at Planting Seeds Church of Deliverance where you will find loving
hearts and open minds. We invite you to worship and work alongside
us as we reach out to a world that needs the transforming power
of God, Jesus and the Word to become “more than