The Overseer

photo: Overseer Michael D. Reeves, Sr.


He is the son of the late Curvington and Mary Reeves, a native of Columbus, Ohio, born on May 27. He was educated at the Ephesus S.D.A. Jr. Academy and the Columbus Public School System. He attended Columbus State Community College, workshops, and other educational opportunities to further his education.

Overseer Reeves is married to Elder Deborah M. Reeves, for over five decades, and is the proud father of three sons: Bishop Dr. Michael D. Reeves, Jr. (Leah), Pastor of the God’s Light Ministries Church in Cincinnati, OH , Bryan Reeves (Gina), and John Reeves. He is also the proud Grandfather of seven grandchildren: Michael III, David, Lorenzo, Johnezel, DeVontae, Nina and Jennifer. 

Overseer Reeves was called to the ministry in November 1974 and assumed the Pastorate of the Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church in October 1976.  Overseer Reeves is past President of The Congress of Christian Education of The Ohio Baptist State Convention, Inc. He also served on the Board of Trustees of Maryhaven Inc., which serves our community for those who suffer from substance and chemical abuse. 

He was selected to be in “Who’s Who in Black Central Ohio.” He has traveled abroad to West Africa, Haiti, and all over the United States. Overseer Reeves’ ministry extends to the community on Radio Station, where he serves as the Owner and Program Director. He is a Radio Personality on, Tuesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. He is also a mentor for many students in various local schools.

On October 12, 2003, at the 27th Pastoral Anniversary, the Service of Consecration to the office of Elder was held. Bishop Jerome H. Ross, Sr. presided over the service and made the pronouncement of Elder upon Michael D. Reeves, Sr. on July 13th 2013 he was elevated to Overseer by the Kingdom Connection Fellowship. 

For over four decades Overseer Reeves has brought about much growth: our new church facility, increasing our Ministerial Staff, and continued church growth.

Elder Reeves’ favorite saying is. . . “I want to be a blessing to someone today”.