Our Ministers

Pulpit Minister: Martin Charles

Martin Charles serves as the Pulpit Minister for the Sixteenth & Decatur church of Christ. He started his work with the congregation in January 2008. Martin also serves as a song leader for the congregation.

Martin received a Bachelor of Science degree in General Bible and Associated Tools for Ministry from the Trinidad School of Preaching in 1978. He graduated top of the class that year. He worked as a minister for the Wayne Avenue church of Christ in Silver Spring, Maryland and baptized a number of people into Christ. He has preached at a number of churches of Christ in the Washington, DC area as a guest speaker and has conducted Gospel Meetings for congregations in the local area.

Martin is married to Anita Charles. They have been married since 1984. He and Anita have one son, Martin Charles, II, who was born in December of 1987. Brother Charles has a tremendous zeal for the ministry to promote the gospel of Christ in the Washington, DC area. 

Phone: 301-346-5212