East Zion Consolidated District Association


Celebrating 102 Years of Mission, Ministry and Service!

"Forging a New Destiny"

Dr. Kelly R. Booker, District Moderator

Grief Ministry

of the 
The East Zion Consolidated District Association


Rev. Craig A. Finley
Ministry President

Rev. Craig A. Finley, M.ED., Ministry President First Baptist Church - Hicks Addition, Spencer
Rev. Eric Williams, Vice President Morning Star Baptist Church, Spencer
Sister Christian Doolittle, 2nd Vice President New Union Baptist Church, OKC
Contact:   Rev. Craig A. Finley, Pastor
First Baptist Church - Hicks Addition
3307 N. Post Road, Spencer, OK   73084

Ministry Purpose:

The purpose of the Grief Ministry is to assist EZCDA churches, members and families in providing a comforting relationship with those who are experiencing grief due to death of a loved one, by providing consultation, support groups and support group leader training.

Service Access:

All District churches have access to Grief Share Support Group Services for Support Group Locations and Training of leaders to facilitate support groups.  Consultation will be given to help support individuals and families who have lost a loved one.

For more information on becoming a part of the Ministry or for leadership training for Grief Support Groups, contact President Finley at 405-769-4363.     

Pray, but it's OK to grieve!

by Rev. Craig Finley, EZCDA Grief Ministry Director on May 5, 2021
Grief is difficult at any time, but it has been especially difficult in our current climate. My brother and I were having a conversation a few days ago about the impact the COVID-19 virus has had on those families whose loved ones have died because of it. I stated to him that grief seems to be magnified and more difficult because families were...
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