The Reverend Fer-Rell Maurice Malone, Sr by g7HreN4


									      The Reverend Fer-Rell Maurice Malone, Sr.
                        709 Jones Street • P. O. Box 3026
                     Waycross, Georgia 31502 * 912-283-8314

                             PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth Family      Born the sixth and youngest child of the late Reverend John Samuel
                  Malone, Jr. and the late Maudean Battle Malone of Waycross.

Marital Status:   Married to the former Kecia L. Greene of Waycross and they are the
                  humbled parents of Mashayla Denise Malone, Fer-Rell “Maurice”
                  Malone, Jr. and Miya Latrise Malone and one grandchild, Savannah
                  Neveah Maudean.


He is a 1980 graduate of Waycross Comprehensive High School and a 1985 graduate
of Troy State University receiving a Bachelor of Science degrees in Public Relations
and Journalism. While at Troy State University he was very active. He is a founder and
founding President of the Troy State University Gospel Choir, was chosen as “Who’s
Who Among American College and University Students”, Outstanding Young Men of
America for 1984 and 1985, Alpha Phi Alpha College Brother of the Year for the
College, State of Alabama and the Southern Region.

Reverend Malone has completed an assignment as a Fellow in the Bank of America’s
Leadership Development Training Institute which specializes in developing leaders in
community, capacity building and economic development.


Pastor Malone accepted his call into the gospel ministry June 23, 1983 and was
licensed to preach the gospel on August 7, 1983 by Reverend J. W. Dixon and the St.
John Missionary Baptist Church of Waycross. Malone was mentored in his early
ministry by his Pastor, the Reverend J. W. Dixon and the Reverend Arnold McKinney,
who was Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church in Waycross and Vice-President of the
General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, Inc. He has 27 years of experience
in ministry with 24 of those years as a Pastor. After returning to Waycross upon
graduation from college he served as youth minister of the St. John Baptist Church.
Pastor Malone was ordained on August 6, 1986 and accepted his first pastorate, the
Manor Chapel Baptist Church, Manor, Georgia, and served there for 3 years. While
pastoring Manor Chapel he was called to the New Grant Chapel Baptist Church and
served them for two years, leading and securing the acquisition of their new church
facility after the former facility was totally destroyed by fire. Pastor Malone was then
called to the Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church of Americus in November of 1989
and served them for eight years. Under his leadership Bethesda grew, expanded and
began ministries assisting and strengthening the Americus community. He also served
as the President of the Third District of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of
Georgia, Inc. Pastor Malone was called as the 16th Pastor of Macedonia Missionary
Baptist Church on September 30, 1997 and began his pastorate on November 2,


Pastor Malone’s professional business background includes serving as personnel
representative for United Parcel Service, Human Resources and Safety Manager for
Proctor and Gamble Cellulose, and Vice-President for Human Resources, Safety and
Security for Martin Marietta Technical Services, now Lockheed Martin.

He has served as the Executive Director of Kononia Partners Inc. the birth ministry of Habitat
for Humanity and President/CEO and shareholder of Southern Alternatives Agricultural
Cooperative of Leslie, Georgia. He is also the co-founder of the Americus-Sumter Observer
of Americus, Georgia.

Reverend Malone, in addition to serving as Pastor of the Macedonia Baptist Church, served
for 10 years as the Convention Manager of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of
Georgia, under the leadership of the Reverend Dr. Cameron M. Alexander –of Atlanta,
President and the Reverend H. B. Johnson of Albany, Vice-President, He also served as
Coordinator of the Labor and Mission Conference for the convention. Additionally he served
as Moderator of the Waycross-Satilla Missionary Baptist Association.


Within the communities he has resided, he has been supportive by serving as
President of the NAACP and Leadership Waycross while living in Waycross. He served
as President of “Visions for Sumter Seeing Through Young Eyes”, was President of
Associated Industries of Americus, was an officer with the NAACP and a founder of
the African American Roundtable. He served on the Georgia Power Community
Advisory Council, the Local Coordinating Council and the New Connection Program.

While in Americus he led the effort to rename a major thoroughfare after Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr., led the flood relief effort in the “Great Flood of 94" and hosted the
1996 GMBC Congress of Christian Education in Americus and 1999 in Waycross. He
was honored in 1995 by receiving the “Welfare of Black Georgians Award.” He was
appointed by Governor Joe Frank Harris to serve on the Commission on Children and
Youth and served jointly with Reverend McKinney as the two ministers from Georgia
to serve on the Ecumenical Committee on Infant Mortality for the Southern Governors
and Legislative Council.

Under his leadership in Waycross, several corporations have been formed of which he
serves as President and CEO, some of which has had an effective 3 site after-school
program and led the three county community of Clinch, Pierce and Ware to become
designated as Champion Communities and works with the Okefenokee
Empowerment Board. He has been involved and has expertise in Child Day Care and
Adult Day Health for Seniors. He is President of the Concerned Clergy of Southeast
Georgia, a coalition of Pastors of all denominations in South Georgia and well as
President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Southeast Georgia
Chapter comprising of 16 southeast Georgia counties.

Since assuming the pastorate of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, he has led the
creattion a clothing bank, completely restored the church facility, installed a
computer system, modernized the telephone apparatus, secured the services of an
accounting firm to insure compliance with all federal laws regarding employee
benefits, completed the first church audit, established a structured family ministry with
designated leaders to respond to member issues, brought church printing in-house,
and organized purchasing supplies with a voucher system, established a nursing
home ministry, and organized the first annual community mission trip to Tapio, Haiti
during the week of April, 1999 in co-operations with the GMBC Mission Ministry.
Members of the congregation and friends installed water systems, laid the foundation
for a school and serving center for economic development purposes in the
impoverished community. The church has a benevolence fund, and food bank as
well as assistive services for the homeless and those suffering alcohol or drug addition.

In addition to being the Senior Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, Pastor Malone
has recently served in a two year temporary assignment tour with the United States
Department of Commerce as a Partnership Specialist for Partnership and Data
Services for the United States Census Bureau. He educated and marketed 2010
Census efforts for a 19 county area in Southeast Georgia.


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