About Our Pastor

Marion Donel Reedus, Sr.

Pastor – Teacher – Faithful Servant

Pastor Reedus, the Founder and Pastor of East Bay Bible Church is a firm believer in studying and teaching the word of God.  He has been a faithful disciple to many members, students, and associates in building their relationship with Jesus Christ.  It is his passion to teach, empower and encourage the People of God through the Word of God.  His vision is clear; “Fulfilling the Great Commission by sharing the love of God, in Christ Jesus, with every person through Discipleship, Evangelism, Worship, Ministry and Fellowship”.

Pastor Reedus is a native of Augusta, Arkansas.  He is a graduate of Bay Cities Bible Institute, where he earned a Master of Arts in Theology.  He continued his matriculation at Western Baptist Theological Seminary of Portland, Oregon earning a Master of Divinity Degree and ultimately a Doctor of Ministry Degree.

Pastor Reedus was a Professor of Biblical Studies at Bay Cities Bible Institute, where he later served as the first African-American President of this 100-year old institute.  He also taught at East Bay Baptist Association, as well as extension classes for Golden Gate Seminary in Mill Valley, California.  In addition, he served as an instructor for the California State Congress of Christian Education, the California State Baptist Youth and Penial Mission.  He has also served as Moderator of the East Bay Baptist Association, and President of the Congress of Christian Education for the Home and Foreign Mission District Association.

He is married to Judy Reedus.   They are the blessed parents of one daughter, LaTisha Y. Reedus, and one son, M. Donel Reedus, II.  As Pastor of East Bay Bible Church, he serves a vibrant, diverse, and loving congregation which is experiencing significant growth.  The congregation supports a number of ministries that reflect the holistic ministry of Jesus Christ.  East Bay Bible Church is passionate about reaching people for Christ.

Pastor Reedus continues to serve God and others by sharing the Gospel message of restoration and reconciliation by the liberating power of Jesus Christ.

Dr. M. Donel Reedus, Sr.
Sr. Pastor, East Bay Bible Church