ABOUT OUR CHURCH


Who We Are


KINGDOM FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH


Kingdom Fellowship is a Baptist church located in Memphis, Tennessee. It was founded by Pastor Daryl and Lady Jacqueline Roberts and is currently under the leadership of Dr. Noel & First Lady Rebecca Hutchinson. Kingdom Fellowship is a growing force of community caring by spreading and sharing the love of all individuals. We empower the haves and the have nots to live a Kingdom life through the good news of God’s saving grace. Tradition does not bind us, boundaries will not confine us, God will sustain us, train us, and maintain us to reach the hard to reach people in the West Tennessee area.


SERVICE TIMES

Sundays Morning Enrichment at 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service at 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION

3735 N. Trezevant, Memphis, TN 38127
901-417-8800


OUR VISION

At Kingdom Fellowship Baptist Church, we envision a place where boys, girls, and men and women of all backgrounds, social economic conditions, and races meet to find hope in what is a hopeless society.

Kingdom Fellowship will be a City of Refuge for those where people who want more, get more, by living the Kingdom Life with Jesus Christ


OUR MISSION

Kingdom Fellowship Baptist Church is committed to giving hope to those who want to live the Kingdom Life with God through intentional evangelism, enriching and empowering them through teaching the good news of Jesus Christ. Rendering love and care to the downtrodden through fellowship. We will be committed to the youth by helping them excel in a hopeless society.


DR. NOEL HUTCHINSON, JR., PASTOR


Dr. Noel G. L. Hutchinson, Jr. is the Executive Mission Director for the Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC). He is also the organizer and founder of a new ministry, Greater Works Fellowship, and was the pastor of First Baptist Church Lauderdale in Memphis, Tennessee for 22 years. A native of The Bronx, New York, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brandeis University in the areas of Sociology and American Studies, a Master of Divinity cum laude from Drew Theological School, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary in Trotwood, Ohio. Dr. Hutchinson served as an adjunct professor at Memphis Theological Seminary, and was the College Chaplain at LeMoyne-Owen College, where under his leadership LeMoyne-Owen began a Faith in Action Community Conference in partnership with the Congress of National Black Churches, Memphis Affiliate. Dr. Hutchinson has preached nationally; and internationally in Guyana, South America; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Turin, Italy; Kigali, Rwanda and Cape Town, South Africa with the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention.

Dr. Hutchinson has also been active in various civic and community efforts.  Some of his involvements include being a recent past president of the Tennessee Progressive Baptist Council. He also has served on the following boards: the Memphis NAACP, Memphis Urban League, Church and Community Investment Fund, The Church Health Center, and the Metropolitan Interfaith Association (MIFA).  He is also a 1997 graduate of Leadership Memphis. In November 2013, he became the host of “Black Thought,” airing weekdays on MUTV1, now the M1 network, Memphis’ first Black-owned television station. He is also the host of “Huddle Talk with Dr. Hutch,” airing Wednesdays on 88.5 FM in Memphis.

In January 2020, Dr. Noel Hutchinson, Jr. was appointed as the Senior Pastor of Kingdom Fellowship Baptist Church in Memphis Tennessee. He and his wife, the former Rebecca Matlock, humbly serve as servant leaders to this great assembly and the surrounding community.


FIRST LADY REBECCA HUTCHINSON


Rebecca Matlock Hutchinson is the founder and Executive Director of South City – Opportunity Revitalization Empowerment Community Development Corporation (SCORE CDC), serving the South City community and the 38126 zip code. Her work focuses on civic engagement, which translates into connecting community residents and stakeholders to critical resources, while assisting them in building their individual and community capacity through resident-driven neighborhood initiatives. These initiatives include resident surveys, issue-focused teams, and developing fund raising initiatives. She facilitates relationship-building, while facilitating collaborative initiatives with community partners and residents.

Previously, Rebecca served as the site director for SoulsvilleSUA with Community LIFT. In this capacity she lead the SoulsvilleUSA neighborhood planning process under the federally funded Building Neighborhood Capacity Program (BNCP).

Rebecca’s professional experience includes over 20 years with the City of Memphis, primarily with the Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD). She administered the nearly half million dollar Tennessee Housing Development Agency grant, and monitored over 100 contracts directed towards funding community development and social service projects. She served in the Neighborhood Redevelopment Department, where she played an integral role in the planning and implementation of the regional Neighborhood Redevelopment Conference; the “A Taste of Memphis”, as well as providing technical assistance to grassroots nonprofit organizations and neighborhood associations.

A strong advocate of community volunteerism, Rebecca has been actively involved in her community, church, and various nonprofit organizations for several years. These include mentoring youth, local theatre, and participating with neighborhood and community projects.

A 4th generation member of Metropolitan Baptist Church where she grew up, Rebecca served in several capacities, among them was secretary of the trustee board. Rebecca is also a former member of First Baptist Church, Lauderdale where her husband served as pastor for 22 years. At FBCL, Rebecca was taught Sunday School, was active with Children &Youth Bible Study, and served as chairwoman of Women’s Month.

Rebecca received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and her Masters Degree in Public Administration, along with her Certification as a Nonprofit Professional, from the University of Memphis.

First Lady Hutchinson serves along side her husband, Dr. Noel Hutchinson, Jr., in ministry.

And the LORD said unto Joshua, This day will I begin to magnify thee in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that, as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee.

Joshua 3:7

PASTOR DARRYL AND LADY JACQUELINE ROBERTS, FOUNDERS


Pastor Darryl & First Lady Jacqueline Roberts (Jackie), are natives of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.  They moved to in response to God’s leading where Pastor Roberts accepted the call on his life to pastor. 

In 1998, Pastor Roberts founded the Kingdom Fellowship Baptist Church where they served for over 20 years. In January of 2020, the Lord send Pastor Darryl & Lady Jacqueline Roberts on a new pastoral assignment in Alabama.

Dr. & Lady Hutchinson were appointed to continue the great work at Kingdom Fellowship. The Hutchinson’s and Roberts maintain a friendship knitted together in ministry.