Berean Missionary Baptist Church
The Church Grows as it knows.
Interim Pastor, Intercessor, Teacher, Worship Leader, and Reconciliation Counselor.
The 15th child born to Reverend and Mrs. A.T. Riley in Gillette, Arkansas; united in marriage September 12, 1976, to Charles Ford, founding Pastor of Berean Missionary Baptist Church located in Minneapolis, MN, where she serves, supports, and assists weekly as pulpit conductor alongside him.
History-making came for Berean Church happened when Sister Ford accepted God’s call on her life, preached her trial sermon, and was charged and licensed by Pastor Ford and Berean Church to go forth and preach the gospel, do the work of an evangelist, and make full proof her ministry.
Her boldness to teach God’s word is evident as she exhorts and encourages listeners to reach a deeper level of intimacy through prayer, character-building, and reconciliation.
Nationally and internationally God has opened doors for Sister Ford allowing her gifts to make room for her as she ministered in:
Her character is a life of integrity; she knows that all things are from God, who through Jesus Christ reconciled us to himself and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation that by the word and deed we aim to bring others into harmony with Him. On September 26, 2012, Rev. Margean Ford received her Doctorate of Ministry Degree from The College of Pastoral Care and Ministry Department from Dr. David Sigversten, President of the Minnesota Graduate School of Theology.
On the home front, Sister Ford implements Intercessory Prayer, believing that a life of prayer is vital to the strength and growth of any Saint of God, spiritual maintenance services, conferences, and retreat teachings on How to think like a servant and restoring broken fellowship. Recently Sister Ford was selected to receive 1 of 12 2011 Leadership Awards from the MN Chapter International Black Women’s Congress. In addition to being Berean Licensed Child Care director, Sister Ford was employed by Honeywell for 30+ years.
Most Recently she was selected as one of the twelve, receiving the ‘’Community Leadership Award’’ From the MN Chapter, of the International Black Women’s Congress.
Dr. Margean Ford completed studies from the College of Biblical Studies & Theology, Church Administration & Clinical Pastoral Counseling, & received the Doctorate of Philosophy Degree from The Minnesota Graduate School of Theology, in addition to being a Graduate of Berean Academy of Higher Learning and Newly Accredited Program where she now serves as Dean Of Students at B.A.H.L & G.S.T. Moreover,
Dr. Margean Ford was the Director of the Berean License Childcare and a retired employee of Honeywell where she was an Inspector for 30 + years.
On June 21, 2022, Reverend Dr. MargeanFord accepted the position of Interim Pastor of Berean Missionary Baptist Church after the passing of the Founder late: Dr. Charles. Ford, Pastor Emeritus.
To God, We Give This Glory
Dr. Margean Riley-Ford, Interim Pastor