Rev. Eugene E. Joseph Jr., Senior Pastor
         Rev. Eugene Emanuel Joseph, Jr., was born to Catherine Laverne Joseph and the late Eugene Emanuel Joseph, Sr.  He was raised in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and has two siblings. 
                 He currently works in the field of computer technology at the Department of State.  Rev. Joseph is currently attending Maple Springs Baptist Bible College & Seminary, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies.
          Rev. Joseph graduated from Computer Learning Center in 1997, with an Associate of Arts Degree in Computer Network and Hardware Technology.  He is the former Owner/Operator of BDI Computer Company, and has over 15 years of extensive experience in systems analysis and computer maintenance.
          Rev. Joseph has been involved in various aspects of Christian ministry and volunteer activities throughout his life.  He served as an instructor with the Computer Ministry at Ebenezer A.M.E. Church in Fort Washington, Maryland.  He also served with the Security Ministry and the Multi-Media Ministry.  Rev. Joseph’s community service is attributed to sharing his gifts and talents to Teen Life Choices, a non-profit organization committed to informing and educating teens about making conscious and wise decisions in life, and enhancing their skills to further their achievements. 
          In 2008, Rev. Joseph accepted the call to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and was licensed at Calvary A.M.E. Church in Washington, DC.  In 2010, Rev. Joseph joined Matthews Memorial Baptist Church.  While at Matthews Memorial, he sang with the Men’s Choir, and led the Men’s Ministry.  In 2010, Rev. Joseph attended the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) certificate program and on May 6, 2011, received his Certificate in Theology from ITC in Atlanta, GA.  On December 18, 2011, Rev. Joseph received his ordination at Matthews Memorial Baptist Church, under the leadership of Bishop C. Matthew Hudson, Jr. 
          In 2013, Rev. Eugene E. Joseph, Jr., briefly served as interim Pastor at First Jericho Baptist Church in Washington, DC.  During this period, he preached Sunday services, taught Sunday school and Bible Study.  Shortly thereafter, he joined Anointed Word Baptist Church in Capitol Heights, Maryland.  On July 30, 2014, the members of Anointed Word Baptist Church selected Rev. Eugene E. Joseph, Jr., as their new Pastor, and he is forever grateful for the opportunity to further his service in the Lord.  In all that he does, he continues to be a humble servant, and gives God all the glory, honor, and praise for the work that Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, has done and continues to do through him.

 Rev. Eugene E. Joseph, Jr., is married to Teresa E. Joseph, and they are the proud parents of four adult children and nine grandchildren.