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Pastor Damion P. Gordon’s Biography

Senior Pastor, First Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church

Our Pastor

Pastor Damion P. Gordon, Sr. is the Senior Pastor of First Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia. He hails from Little Rock, Arkansas, but some of his youth years were spent in Meridian, Mississippi. After high school he attended both Southern Arkansas University and Oklahoma University on athletics scholarships.

He later obtained a Master of Arts in Religion, Church Ministries from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. He is currently pursuing his Doctoral Degree in Education, Organizational Leadership Christian Ministry from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ.

Answering the Call

Damion Gordon answered God’s call to preach in 1997. Since answering the call, he has been a vessel of God by preaching and teaching the Word to God’s children.

Prior to accepting the position at First Jerusalem, Pastor Gordon served as the Pastor of Blooming Lighthouse Ministries in Pelham, GA, along with several other churches throughout South Georgia. He also has prior experience serving as an Executive and Youth Pastor.

  • Pastor Damion P. Gordon is one of the most dynamic bible scholars of our era. He has taken life experience in church development and synergized it with research to create innovative ministry for the Kingdom of God.


    Dr. Marcus Glass
    Senior Pastor, New Seasons Church
    Albany, GA

  • Pastor Damion P. Gordon preaches with a zeal for God’s word that is engaging, enlightening and inspiring. A compelling voice in 21st century preaching.


    Elijah A. Fowler
    Senior Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church
    Gadsden, AL