Darrell & Jessica Bates
Darrell and Jessica were married in 2008 and adopted their baby girl, Emma, in 2021. They served as assistant youth pastor and youth pastor in Jackson, MS for eight years under Bishop T.L. Craft. During this time, they served the MS district UPCI as Section 6 Youth Director, Youth Secretary, and Youth President. In addition, they evangelized for 2 1/2 years.
Bro. and Sis. Bates then came off the field and served as Student Pastor at Parkway Church under Pastor Jason Dillon for two years. Currently, they fill the role of Assistant Pastor in Biloxi, MS at the Pentecostals of the Gulf Coast under Pastor Chadwick Craft.