The Creston Missionary Baptist Church, under the excellent leadership of Rev. Niles Alexander, serving as it’s second Pastor, celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary. The banquet chaired by Bro. Michael Harris was recently held at Brady’s Landing. Deacon Terry Garner served as the Master of the Hour. The Welcome/Occasion was delivered by Sis. Shelia Henderson and Rev. Godwin Haynes rocked the house with a solo. Inductees to the Creston M.B.C. Hall of Fame was presented by Sis. Betty Green. “A Touch of Class”, instrumental solo by E. G. Wright. The highlight of the banquet was a special message form the Hon. Sylvester Turner, Esq., State Representative and Hooton’s only Statesman.
Creston M.B.C. was organized in 1962 by the late Rev. Leroy Ross, serving as the founding pastor from 1962 until 2010. Under Pastor Ross leadership, twenty five Deacons were Ordained, and thirty five men licensed to preach the word, of which six have been called to the pastorate. Fourteen years ago, Pastor Ross and Pastor Wiley Dunn assisted with the creation of the Male Chorus Gospel Musical, “A Gathering of Black Men," a fundraiser benefitting the TSU International Championship Debate Team, coached by Dr. T. F. Freeman for over sixty three years.
Creston’s second Pastor is Rev. Niles Alexander, a Houstonian and a proud graduate of the historic Texas Southern University with an Administration of Justice Degree. Creston has truly served the community with Evangelistic outreach to address issues that plagueHoustonand surrounding areas. The church is located at3201 Creston DriveinHouston,Texas.