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Trustee Board

Pastor Raymond Dennis; Dea. John Nettles (Chairman of Trustee Board); Dea. Willie Prater; Sis. Mary Tolliver (Financial Secretary); Sis. Faye Mann, Treasurer Sis. Veronica Jenkins, Mr. Fred Sanders, Trustee


Dea. Melvin Benjamin (Deacon Emiritus), Dea. John Nettles, Dea. Willie Prater, Dea. Alfred Wesley, Dea. Willie Mann, Dea. Melvin Toregano, Dea. Fred Sanders

Brotherhood Ministry

President Dea. Melvin Torregano; Vice President Shaffer Hayes; Executive Recorder Fred Saunders

Christian Education

Bessie Tolliver, Director of Education; Hazel Betts Sunday School Superintendant
Sunday School Instructors: Quentella Hayes (Ages Youth); Loria Dennis (Ages Teenagers); Kathi White, Bessie Tolliver & Hazel Betts (Adult Women); Pastor Raymond Dennis, John Nettles Jr. Alfred Wesley, Dea. Melvin Toregano (Adult Men).

Nursery School

Sis. Nikie, Tiffany, Delores, Iris

Mission Department

Sis. Pearlie Moore, President; Sis. Janice Dotie, Vice-President, Sarah Toregano, 2nd Vice President, Missionary Outreach Ministry: Loria Dennis Cancer Support Ministry: Sis. Loria Dennis, Food Clothing Ministry 4th Wednesday

Young Adult Women's Ministry


Music Ministry

Sis. Louise Duncan, Minister of Music; Dea. Alfred Wesley, President; Sydney Ginyard, Organist

  • Youth Choir - Neisha Moore, Director

  • Men's Chorus - Alfred Wesley, Director

  • Women's Chorus - Sis. Sarah Torregano, Director

  • Adult Choirs - Dea. Alfred Wesley, Director

  • Inspirational Choir - Jonette Nettles, Director        

  • Drummer - Stacey Tolliver, Asst. Drummer, Kiauni Tolliver

Ushers & First Aiders

Sis. Veronica Jenkins, President; Sis. Macon Mann, Vice President; First Aiders Neisha Moore, Verchelle Strayhand, Delores Tolliver

Hospitality Committee

Veronica Jenkins, Sarah Torregano, Janice Dottie
Assistants. Sis. Verchelle Bethune, Iris Fuller, Dannelle Bethune

Youth Department

Ms. Kathi White, Director, Sis. Loria Dennis, Scholarship Coordinator; Sis. Rekesha Dennis & Rashanna Dennis; Praise Dance Ministry Coordinators; Rev. Raymond Dennis, Young Believers And Disciples (YBAD)

Administrative Staff: Sis. Jonette Nettles, Secretary; Sis. Hiedei Fuller, Asst. Secretary; Sis. Mary Tolliver, Financial Secretary; Eric Fuller, Asst. Treasurer; Mr. Eric Fuller, Asst. Financial Secretary

Minsterial Staff: Rev. Raymond A. Dennis, Pastor; Rev. Able Owens, Pastor Emeritus

Pastor's Office Hours

New Members Class & Pastor's Care Counseling

Sundays: 10:00am

Personal & Marriage Counseling

1st & 2nd Tuesdays: 7:00pm

phone: (323) 759-8087

How to Contribute to Our Ministry

Send a Check or Money Order Made Payable to:


Gospel Mission Baptist Church
7301 South Avalon Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA 90003

Drop off any clothes and / or non-perishable food items at our church location. Call to schedule an appointment for charity/donations pick-up

Online Donation

Each person should do as he has decided in his heart — not reluctantly or out of compulsion, since God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work.” 2 Corinthians 9:7-8 CSB

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