Phillips and his wife, Anna Bell Phillips, began the ministry on Sept. 2.
Phillips has a bachelors degree form Furman University and a master of divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
He has pastored churches in Mississippi, South Carolina and Ohio. Since 2007, he has done pulpit supply and transitional interim supply in various churches in the Cleveland area.
A church representative invited the “community to come and fellowship with our new pastor.”
The church is located at 1415 Hardwick St.