WELCOME FROM                                      Pastor Richard L. Curry, Jr.                            & Kimberly Curry

We are glad you have chosen to spend a few moments exploring our website and learning more about our church family. When we describe True Tried to people, the words "community focused" and "family focused" are common themes throughout the conversation.  We are a group of people committed to following Jesus. This means, we worship Him with vigor and joy. This means, we encourage prayer in church and throughout life. This means, we love people outside the church through generosity, invitation, and compassion.

Our hope is that all people will feel loved and welcomed. We pray that people will meet God, and as a result of meeting Him, they will give their lives to Jesus Christ. We want that for you. Come as you are. Check us out! More importantly, seek the truth of God that can only be known when one knows Jesus.

 

While you are browsing our website, you will learn about our ministries and get a glimpse of who we are, but only a glimpse. To fully understand us, come to a worship service or to a small group meeting and experience the up-close, in-person fellowship that comes when people spend time together with the Holy Spirit present. Enjoy the website, then come. We’d love to meet you and know you.

VISION & MISSION STATEMENT

VISION STATEMENT:
It is vision of the True Tried Missionary Baptist church by the grace of God, to become a church active and focused on meeting the needs of families in our congregation and the community. It is the goal of our church family to continually strive to become a 24-hour a day, seven day a week kingdom building community church.

MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission of the True Tried Missionary Baptist church is to fulfill the biblical mandate as prescribed in the great commission to make disciples in order to repair and restore God’s kingdom here on earth.

PASTORAL LEADERSHIP

Richard L. Curry, Jr., Senior Pastor

Pastor Curry was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.  He attended the Indianapolis Public School system, graduating from Broad Ripple High School in 1982. After high school, Pastor Curry enlisted in the United States Army and served at various duty stations around the world including Desert Shield/Storm until 1992. He is currently the appointed Executive Director of Staff Development Emergency Operations for the Indiana Department of Correction. He  is the husband of Kimberly Curry since December 1984 and together they have two children, Andrea and Richard III and two grandchildren, Jaymes and Dream.  In his spare time, Pastor Curry enjoys attending sport events, traveling, and spending time with his family. 

 

Most of all, Pastor Curry is a born again servant devoted to the cause of our LORD and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Pastor Curry answered his call to preach in March 1994. He was licensed in August 1994 and ordained in December of 2001. He served as the Youth Pastor of Corinthian M.B. Church in Indianapolis until he answered the call to pastor the True Tried Missionary Baptist Church in January 2002.  Pastor Curry is very active in the Indianapolis community. 

Rev. Tony McGraw, Assistant Pastor

Rev. Tony McGraw accepted Christ and was baptized as a teenager, the fruit of mentorship from the deacons at his church.  He is an ordained minister who has preached for over 30 years leading many souls to Christ.  Rev. McGraw is a former church planter.  He is passionate about the character development of our youth and the successful re-entry of ex-offenders into our society.

 

Rev. McGraw is married to LaSonya McGraw, who serves alongside him.  He is known for his evangelistic sermons which are often peppered with humor.  Rev. McGraw has a degree in Human Services and Bible Theology.  He is employed as a special needs instructional assistant and boys basketball coach at the high school he graduated from many years ago in his home town of Indianapolis.  He ever lives to humble himself in obedience to Christ as His faithful servant.

Rev. Kelvin Wade, Executive Pastor

MINISTERS

Rev. Anthony DeMeyer

MINISTER

Rev. Mike Richardson

MINISTER

Rev. Al Slay

MINISTER

DEACONS

Larry Foster

DEACON

Barry Kimbrough

DEACON

Clarence Scarbrough

DEACON

Walter Steele

DEACON

Cliff Woods

DEACON

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