Greater Fair Hill Ministers

Minister LaVita R. Alexander

LaVita R. Alexander is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. Sister Alexander accepted Jesus Christ as a young lady, and shortly thereafter answered God’s call to preach the Gospel. Sister Alexander is a youth leader at Greater Fair Hill Baptist Church, where Dr. Patrick K. Latimore is pastor. Sister Alexander serves at Greater Fair Hill as a Sunday School and Children’s Church teacher, as well as director of “Divine Daughters of Destiny” a ministry designed to mentor young ladies in the ways and teachings of Jesus Christ. Sister Alexander also serves on the Greeters’ Ministry. Sister Alexander finds joy in knowing that she is being used by God to spread the Gospel by sowing into the lives of young ladies. Sister Alexander offers to all young ladies that she mentors the benefit of her own life experiences and challenges at a young age. Sister Alexander believes that transparency and humility are key elements in portraying the image of God’s grace and mercy in her life. Sister Alexander uses various modes of technology and other methods in order to bring real life application to the lessons that she teaches.

“Energetic”, “Bold”, and “Uncompromising Trust in the Lord” are the attributes that support Sister Alexander’s goal in life to do as it is written in 2 Timothy 2:3-4, “… endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.  No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.”

Sister Alexander was recently married to Deacon Julius Alexander of Greater Fair Hill. Together they share a love for God and their two daughters - Maya (age 15) and Madison (age 13). Sister Alexander vows to remain true to her faith as a “Radical for the Lord God” for the rest of her life.

Minister Caroline F. Baker

Caroline was born and reared in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She is the youngest of 11 siblings; the daughter of the Late Reverend Clarence and Lula Jackson. She is the mother of two sons, Clarence and Lawrence and grandmother of two grandsons. She is married to Mr. Michael Baker.

Caroline was reared in the Baptist church and accepted Jesus Christ under her father’s leadership. She was educated in the public schools in Pine Bluff, AR and matriculated through the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting.

Upon graduating from college, Caroline‘s career began with being gainfully employed with the U.S. Federal Government, General Services Administration. For the past 27 years she has advanced from Contract Specialist to Senior Warranted Contracting Officer. She has served in various Regions, from Kansas City, MO to Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX and presently, Atlanta, GA.

Caroline has always had an enjoyment/love for music. She began singing in church choirs at a young age. She was also a member of her middle/high school marching band; where she served as Drum Majorette and Directress of the marching band. With the experience she received from directing the band, Caroline began directing church choirs, of which she became affiliated with.

As we have seen here at Greater Fair Hill Baptist Church, she loves participating and being a part of the Music Ministry.

Her favorite scripture is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; lean not unto thine own understanding; in all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” Caroline states, this is what keeps her motivated, just simply trusting and believing in God for everything.

Caroline believes in putting God first above all things and she “wishes above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in good health; even as our souls prospers”.

God has now called her to do more work in His Kingdom. God has called her into the Ministry to preach and teach His gospel. With open arms, it is her desire to do as God instructs her!

All Praises, Glory and Honor belong to GOD!!!!!

Minster, Dr. Robert J. Fields Th.D.

Minister Robert J. Fields is the fifth child born to the late Mr. Arthtur T. Fields, Sr,. and Mrs. Ruth G. Fields, Sr. of Canton, Georgia. Robert, affectionately known by Jeffrey, was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, receiving his education in the Atlanta Public School System. He is currently employed as a Records Technician at the Law Offices of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP located in Atlanta, Georgia. He is married to his lovely wife, the former Sonya D. Franklin. They have been married for 15 years and reside in Ellenwood, Georgia.

Minister Robert J. Fields is an Associate Minister at the Greater Fair Hill Baptist Church located at 701 Hamilton E Homes Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, under the current leadership of Deacon Patrick H. Green, Chairman of the Deacons Ministry. In this capacity, Minister Fields provides assistance to Deacon Green in ministering, teaching and praying for the body of Christ. Minister Fields is also a Sunday School teacher, a New Members Class Instructor, and 1 of 5 Bible Instructors for the Greater Fair Hill Baptist Church Moody Bible Institute.

Minister Fields received his Doctorate in Pastoral Theology on May 23, 2014 from Andersonville Theological Seminary located in Camilla, Georgia. He graduated Summa Cum Laude.

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Minister Billy Hightower

Billy R. Hightower is a native of Wrightsville, Ga. He is the youngest of three children born to the late Reverend O.D. and late Mother Beatrice Hightower. He accepted Jesus Christ at an early age, joining the St. Galilee Baptist Church. He was active in the choirs, Sunday School and many other ministries at the church. Being a “Pastor’s Kid”, he was truly raised up in church.

Minister Hightower graduated from Georgia Southern College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Communications. While attending college he was active in the Afro-American Club and Choir, Black Student Alliance (served as president), Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Charter Line), student housing and several other activities on campus.

Minister Hightower moved to Atlanta in 1984 to marry his college sweetheart, Minister Illillian “Lynn” Hightower. They have one son, Alexander. They are also co-founders of Love First Ministries, Inc. He worked in auto dealerships, HUD, BellSouth and ATT in sales, training and management for more than 30 years.

Minister Hightower is a member of Greater Fair Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. He has been involved in the choirs, praise team, Audio/Visual Ministry, Sunday School, Junior Deacons, Deacons (Vice Chairman), Intercessory Prayer Ministry and anywhere else needed to serve God and His People. Minister Hightower has a true passion for the Word of God, his family, singing and helping others in any way he can.

One of Minister Hightower’s favorite verses is Romans 8:28 “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” His adaptation is simply, “It’s All Good!”

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