The Reverend Dr. Antione K. Eakins serves as the Senior Pastor of the Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. He is a visionary, awe inspiring preacher, teacher, accomplished musician, director, singer and arranger. At the age of six he recognized his call to the ministry but continued to develop his musical gifts and talents. He confessed his call to the ministry at age thirteen. Pastor Eakins was called to pastor the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Vicksburg, Mississippi at the tender age of twenty one. He answered God’s call in 2010 and preached his first sermon as Pastor-Elect of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church the first Sunday in February. He was installed as Pastor the second Sunday in April.
Born in Houston and transplanted to Mississippi, Dr. Eakins graduated from Jefferson High School and continued his studies at Alcorn State University. A true believer in the importance of education, Dr. Eakins earned a Bachelor’s Degree and two Masters Degrees in Theology. In May 2009 he received a Doctorate of Theology from A. P. Bible College and Theological Seminary in Brookhaven, Ms.
He is husband to Mrs. Memorie Marie Eakins, his sweetheart of many years and father to Antione Jr. and Ashton Khalil.
Dr. Eakins is a man committed to his calling and passionate about his purpose.