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Pastor Eleanor M. Doom Bio

Pastor Eleanor DoomDr. Doom is the second oldest of nine children. Born and reared in Washington, D.C., she also received her formal education there. After graduating from Dunbar Senior High School, she enrolled in D.C. Teachers' College and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education. She did graduate work at Trinity College and graduated with an M.A. Degree in Language Arts.

On August 5, 1972, she married Elder Charles H. Doom, Jr., Pastor of Southern Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. They have one beautiful daughter, Desiree.

She announced her call to the Gospel Ministry in March 1988 and preached her trial sermon, “My Determination is Up,” on Sunday, July 17, 1988 at Southern Baptist Church, when she received her license to preach the Gospel of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

In addition to her service as Pastor of Women at Southern Baptist Church, she serves in the following ministries: Director of the Christian Board of Education; Instructor for Sunday School Teachers; Founder and Director of the "Daughters of the Covenant Promise,” Women’s Ministry; Founder and Dean of the Southern Baptist Church Bible Institute.

On April 4, 1998, she was solemnly and publicly set apart and ordained to the work of The Gospel Ministry by the authority and order of Southern Baptist Church. On May 12, 2001, she received her Ph.D. in religious studies from Faith Christian University and Schools.

In January 2003, God birthed in her the ministry, “my life for His Glory Ministries,” which specifically ministers to the needs and concerns of women in ministry.

She retired from D.C. Public Schools in June 2003, after having worked in the field of Elementary Education for 34 years.

Personal Testimony:

I, like Paul, do not count myself to have apprehended ... But I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus that my life might be conformed to the image of Christ
and that He alone might get all the glory, praise and honor He alone so richly deserves.ves the church neighborhood). He is a member of the Church Association for Community Services (a group of city-wide interdenominational ministers).