Minister Barbara Wright

            Minister Barbara Wright, Associate Minister
Barbara A. Wright was born in San Diego, CA to the late Rev. Wendell W. and Barbara C. Wright, Pastor and First Lady of the Second Missionary Baptist Church in Oceanside, Ca.  Barbara felt the call of God on her life at the age of eight but did not publicly acknowledge it until 30 years later.

Minister Wright has always had a love for music and God’s Word.  To this, her ministry at Second Missionary Baptist AND Antioch Baptist included:  Praise Team Leader, Choir Administrator, Sunday School Teacher and Junior Women’s Bible Teacher.


Minister Wright was affiliated with the Progressive District Association of San Diego and Vicinity and the California Baptist State Convention.    


Minister Wright was licensed as an evangelist in November of 1999 at the First Baptist Church of Sterling, VA under the leadership of Pastor Leslie Patterson, Jr.  A few years later, she united with Antioch Baptist Church of Upper Marlboro, MD and, under the pastorate of Rev. Tyrone Petty, was licensed as a Minister of the Gospel in 2004.


Minister Wright has attended Grand Canyon University and will continue her education to pursue a degree in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Women’s Ministry.


Now, a member and Associate Minister of the Southern Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Temple Hills, MD – Minister Wright serves as a Choir Director, Women’s Ministry Director and Young Women Sunday School Teacher.