The Reverend Johnnie Fleming, Jr.
is a native of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
graduating from Northwest High School in 1974, he enlisted in
the United States Army. His extensive travel in the
military included two tours of duty in Korea and West
Germany. Rev. Fleming retired from the army after twenty
years of active military service.
Rev. Fleming received his call into ministry while on active
military duty as a Army recruiter in Raleigh, N.C. He was
licensed to preach in June 1987 under the pastorate of Rev
George Jones, Jr. at the Wake Chapel Baptist Church in Raleigh,
Fleming received his Associate degree in Applied Science from
Central Texas College in 1996. He served as pastor of the
National Baptist Service in Grafenwohr, Germany from 1989 to
1990. An Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree was conferred
upon him in July, 2000 from Eastern North Carolina Theological
January, 1994 Rev. Fleming was installed as pastor of Second
Baptist Church located in Chester, Virginia. He has taken
the church's slogan "A Loving Church by the Side of the
Road" to another dimension. Under his leadership,
Second Baptist has experienced such growth that we are currently
having two additional Sunday services and expansion plans are on
the drawing board. To God be the glory.
2003 his thirst for the Word of God led him to enroll in the
Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union
University in Richmond, Virginia.
As of May 2006, pastor Fleming was conferred the Masters of
Rev. Fleming works diligently throughout the community
as he serves as a member of the Chesterfield County Chaplain
served on the board of the Chesterfield/Colonial Height
Department of Social Services for 2001 – 2009, and was
recognized for his eight years of service in June 2009 as his
tenure ended.. As a member of the Chester Ecumenical Committee,
Rev. Fleming strives to build the bridges that often separate
people of God because of race and cultural differences.
has been married to his wife, the former Clementine T. Daniels,
since May 1977.
They have been blessed with three children; Cedric, Katisha and Nicholas.
is also the proud grandfather of grandson, Davaris and