Pastors & Component Heads

Presiding Elder Yates


Pastor Marvin Zanders
St. Paul - Jacksonville
Pastor Harry L Dawkins
New Bethel - Tyler Street
Pastor Jacqueline L Dupree-Pugh
AME Church of the Master
Pastor Ida Rawls Elmore
Mt. Zion - Hawthorne
Pastor George Trotman
Atlas - Gainesville
Pastor James Houston
Bethel - Lake City
Pastor Gary Desue
Union - Lake City
Pastor F.D. Wallace III
Bethel - Lacrosse
Pastor Jessie L Steele
St. Luke - Alachua
Pastor James McDaniel
Allen Chapel - High Springs
Pastor Doris A. Sherman
Lewis Memorial - Jacksonville
Pastor Leslie Washington
Allen Chapel - Swan Street
Pastor Johnny J. Smith
St. Paul -Windsor
Pastor Michelle Barton
Mt Pisgah - Archer
Pastor Charles S.Young
Mt. Zion - Watertown
Sis. Winifred Zanders
Conference 1st Vice Pres. MSA 
Bro. Aaron Jones
Conference Lay President
Sis. Phillis Filler
District Lay President
Dr. Leila Pratt
WMS Area Co-Chairperson
Sis. K. Mischell Glenn
Conference YPD Director
Sis. Cynthia Mingo
Area Director's Mentor
Sis. Sharon Causey
Area Co-YPD Director
Sis. Erica Owens
Area Co-YPD Director


Our website was created to highlight Alachua-Central District's different components. There are representatives throughout the District appointed to each of these components, to organize the regional activities of their respective groups.

The seven (7) different components are: