Minister. Martha Payne

 Minister Martha M. Payne was born in Great Falls South Carolina December 20, 1947 to Nelson and the Ollie Mae (Patterson) Boulware.  Minister Payne is a member of Union Baptist Church of Allentown, PA. 

Minister Payne has served on the Hospitality Ministry, the Usher Ministry, the Deaconess Ministry, and the Evangelism Ministry.  Presently Minister Payne is a Union Baptist Church Certified Teacher for Fulfillment Hour classes, as well as a member of the Women’s Ministry, and the Senior’s Ministry. 

Minister Payne’s education began in South Carolina, and she continued her education in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Baltimore Maryland, Bristol Pennsylvania, and Allentown Pennsylvania.  Minister Payne attended Bucks County Community College and majored in Art, trained as an Airline Stewardess in Kansas, and has earned a degree in Business Administration from Allentown Business School. 

Baptized at an early age at The Piney Grove Baptist Church in Great Falls South Carolina.  Baptized again by Rev. Melton of Union Baptist Church because; “I knew for myself this time the God I serve, as stated in:  John 4:41 “and many more believed because of his own word:” 4:42 “and said unto the woman, now we believe, not because of thy saying; for we have heard Him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world”. 

Minister Payne preached for initial sermon on February 13th 2011, and was licensed by Pastor Benjamin T. Hailey, Sr. 

Minister Payne is married to Deacon Charles Andrew Payne, Sr.  They have 5 children, Charles Jr., Aaron, Angeletta, Brittany, and Travis, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.