Dennisha Bumpus
Youth Minister

Minister Bumpus is a young woman on fire for the Lord. She became a disciple of Washington Street Baptist Church in 2002 at the age of 15 years old. She quickly immersed herself in the ministry with participating in the Youth choir, True Loves Waits, Sunday School and youth ministry under the leadership of Deacon & Deaconess Richard & LaShunda Jones. It was during the youth ministry that   Minister Dennisha learned about the Lord the most.  As time progressed and she grew to become a young adult she served in the United Voices choir, Team Kids Instructor, Van Driver and Sunday Morning Alive.

Currently, Minister Dennisha serves as our Youth Director, Intercessor, Lead Instructor for Generation Next Experience (a class for middle school) and a Member of Maturing In Christ Sunday Morning Alive Class. She is a member of the WSBC praise ensemble. She is currently the Youth Minister for Youth Ministry (AMPED) 6th-12th grade students and pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Counseling at Lindsay Wilson College. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant.  In Minister’s own words, “I want to embrace the youth and advocate for them so that they will have the opportunity to develop a real relationship with God, learn and understand more scripture, worship God in their own way using their gifts and talents, help them to better understand and become comfortable with experiencing the “zone,” and also still have room to laugh and have a great time.   I desire for the youth to be everything that God has called them to be!”

Marcus Turnley
Mens Minister

Minister Turnley is a man on fire for the Lord. He became a disciple of Washington Street Baptist Church in 1996 at the age of 25 years old. He quickly immersed himself into ministry serving as Sunday School Director and Director of Transportation Ministry.

Currently, Minister Turnley serves as Sunday Morning Alive Leader Learner for the Men’s Fraternity Class, Minister of the Men’s Fraternity (Men’s Ministry) and Trustee. He has been married to Arveta Mishea for 23 years and they have two children Keari (24) and Kamari (20). Minister Turnley is a graduate of the University of Kentucky Physician Assistant Program in 1996 and is employed at Lourdes Hospital as a Physician Assistant. He is a member of the Kappa Alpha PSI Fraternity Inc.  In Minister’s own words, “I feel that the Lord is saying to me and all men that it is urgent. We have to purposely and intentionally draw all people especially men to Christ.  Often times, we as men have looked at imperfect role models to pattern our lives. It is only through Christ that we find the perfect role model.  Sometimes men can think this Christian walk is weak or soft. Nothing is further from the truth. It takes real men to stare down Satan.  It takes a real man to move with compassion.  It takes a real man to freely give his life.”