First Greater New Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Pastor Albert Maiden

Albert Maiden was born July 8, 1950 in Youngstown, Ohio to the late
Pastor John and First Lady Annie Maiden. 
He is the fourth of six children born to this marital union.

He attended South High School in Youngstown and attended Youngstown State University.  Albert received a Certificate in Evangelical Training from the American Baptist Theological Seminary.  He has taken classes at the McCreary Center (an extension of Ashland Theological Seminary) and Ministerial classes at the Cleveland Extension of the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, Illinois.  In 2003 Pastor received a certificate in Pastoral Studies from the Urban Alternative Church Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Albert attended Union Baptist Church of Youngstown, Ohio where his father the late John Maiden was Pastor and Overseer.  While at Union Baptist Church, Albert served as a member of the Trustee Board, Sunday School Teacher, Assistant Superintendent of the Sunday School, Youth Director, member of the Christian Education Board and a member of the Male Chorus.

In July, 1979 Albert was ordained a Deacon of Union Baptist Church in Youngstown, Ohio.  He was licensed to Ministry in 1982.  In 1986, Albert was ordained to the Gospel Ministry.  At Union Baptist Church, he served as Associate Minister under the Pastorate of his father, the late Pastor John H. Maiden, Sr.

In 1990, Albert moved to Cleveland, Ohio.  He united with the Providence Baptist Church of Cleveland, Ohio where he served as Associate Minister under his brother Pastor Rodney Maiden.

In March 1993, he was called to Pastor the First Greater New Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Cleveland, Ohio.  He is presently serving in that capacity.

Pastor Maiden is married to Jacqueline (Jacqui).  They are the parents of Monica, Marc, Crystal Basile (Kevin), Tiffany Henningan (Mike), and Lamont.  They are the proud grandparents of six - Joshua, Carter, Morgan, Ron, Khloe and Amir.

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