Willie Burke Honored at Laymen's Breakfast

By Bill Campbell, Laymen General Secretary |  November 1, 2016

Dear Fellow National Laymen & Supporters,

Deacon Willie Burke, Layman President, General Baptist Convention of NJ and National Baptist Convention USA Inc., was honored with an appreciation breakfast for his service as the Layman President of the General Baptist Convention of New Jersey. Deacon Burke has serviced as Layman President three (3) separate terms.   At his church, The Metropolitan Baptist Church, under Rev. Dr. David Jefferson, he serves as the Chairman of the Deacon Ministry. The breakfast was well attended by family, church members, Laymen from throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania and friends.

Willie Burke & Layman President Elect Darryl Koon

Willie & Coretta Burke, Rev Dr. Guy Campbell, Jacquette & Rev Dr. Jessie Bottom, Rev Dr. David Jefferson


Rev Dr. Jesse Voyd Bottom, Pastor, Beulah Baptist Church, Poughkeepsie, NY and Vice President At Large National Baptist Congress USA, Inc., was the guest preacher for the occasion. His message was taken from Genesis 24:33, title: "Having Breakfast with Burke." Truly we were feed and filled with physical food and the message filled our soul. In the words of Deacon Willie Burke "To God Be The Glory". 

Bill Campbell, General Secretary
National Baptist Laymen's Movement