Meet our senior pastor

Reverend Dr. Joseph D. Turner

In April 2018, Rev. Dr. Joseph D. Turner became the newly elected Pastor of Matthews Memorial Baptist Church in Washington, DC. Dr. Turner is a visionary, who proclaims God’s word and develops congregational health through family, group and individual Christian counseling, and publishing of related audio and written materials.

About US-Pastor Dr. Joseph D. Turner

Worship, Learning, And Prayer Opportunities 

Worship Services 

Every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. (ET)

Location: Sanctuary and available on Facebook by visiting:

SATURday School

Every Saturday: Available starting at 6:00 p.m. (ET)

Deacons G. Brown & E. Sutton's Class

Dial-in Number: 605-313-5111

Access Code: 636973#

Deacon R. Jones' Class

Dial-in Number: 978-990-5447

Access Code: 8936721#

Sister M. Parker Women's Class

Dial-in Number: 701-802-5284

Access Code: 482076# 

Bible Study

Every Wednesday: Available starting at 12:00 Noon (ET)

Click Video on Demand, YouTube, or Facebook by visiting: 

Prayer Requests

Submit a Prayer Request below or 

Join by phone each Thursday at 1 :00 p.m. and/or on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.

Dial-in Number: (701) 802-5273

Access Code: 1652186


Recent Events

Homecoming 2023
Bishop Anthony G. Maclin, The Sanctuary at Kingdom Square




Christian Education






MUsic and Arts


"I have always loved Matthews Memorial Church from the moment I set foot inside. I attended workshops and everything else about the church, including the members and the people of the WACCC organization. I love it. God bless the people and God bless the church. Amen."

Dixon Carmen

"Actually MMBC is our family church, which I haven't attends in years. I grew up here, but I moved away from the area. However, my family members still resides here. Yesterday visit was great! I enjoyed the choir and the service. It really brought back memories, as I was growing up."


"Dr. Joseph Turner has the gift and he's got to use it! Praise God from whom all blessings flow!"


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