Reverend  Jeffrey A. Simms
Reverend Jeffrey A. Simms, a native of Lucama, North Carolina, a graduate of the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he holds  a B.A in Public Policy,  and a  MSPH in Health Policy and
Administration.  Reverend Simms also holds a Master of Divinity from Duke University, Durham, North

Reverend Simms is married to the former Dr. Laura Gerald.  They have two sons Micah and Nicholas.  They
currently reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.

In 2001 Reverend Simms accepted the call to pastor the New Vester Missionary Baptist Church in Sims,
North Carolina.  He is an anointed man of God, who has love and compassion for God's people.  Since his
appointment at New Vester the church membership has seen tremendous growth, many new ministries have
been formed and the existed ministries have been strengthen.  Under Reverend Simms direction, God has
greatly blessed our church.  

Reverend Simms has been the guest speaker at many churches across the state of North Carolina and has
travel throughout the United States preaching and  teaching God's Word.  
Preaching,Teaching, and Singing God's Praises