Our Pastor, Overseer William G. Fields, Sr.

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Overseer William G. Fields, Sr. is a native of Gardena, California, and was reared in Tyler, Texas. He is one of five children born to the late Bessie Fields & Sam Mosley. Overseer Fields received his religious education and spiritual nurturing at the Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana, under the pastorate of Bishop Paul S. Morton Sr., founder & first Presiding Bishop of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. After completing his formal education in the public school system in Texas, he continued his quest of preparation, and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, Texas & a Masters of Education from Grambling State University, in Grambling, Louisiana.

Overseer Fields is vocally trained, a licensed minister, ordained elder, certified principal and Louisiana educator for over two decades. He presently is employed by the Caddo Parish School Board and is the Principal at Sunset Acres Elementary School. Overseer Fields evacuated from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and began his pastoral ministry at Greater Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Unionville, LA outside of Ruston, Louisiana. Under his leadership, Greater Pleasant Grove has increased its membership to over 150 members. Overseer Fields has trained & licensed ministers, ordained elders and deacons as well as baptized and disciple many for the edifying of the body of Christ.

Greater Pleasant Grove has purchased an adjacent 2 acres of land for church expansion and a family life center. Overseer Fields married Elder Penya Fields in 1993 and they are the proud parents of three wonderful children, William Jr., Benjamin & Ollivia Fields.