Rev. Charles Branch

The Reverend Charles A. Branch, Sr. was born in Arlington, Tennessee in 1942 to Maury and Willie Mae Branch, the fifth of eight children.

In 1960, he graduated from Barret’s High School, and came to Nashville in December of that same year to attend Tennessee State University, majoring in Sociology.

He married in 1964, and eventually put school aside to work and support his growing family. He landed a job at Werthan Industry, and was employed there for one year. He then began a career with Nashville Transit, now Metro Transit Authority (MTA). While still working full-time at MTA, after seven years, he returned to Tennessee State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 1974. He was employed with MTA for thirty-three years before retiring in 1998.

Rev. Branch is married to the Reverend Mollie Branch. He also is the proud father of six children, two girls and four boys, and enjoys being a doting grandfather as well.

He accepted his call to the ministry and from 1990 to 2001, served as associate minister at Westwood Baptist Church University Center, under the leadership of Pastor Barton Elliott Harris. While serving at Westwood, he attended Emanuel Bible College, receiving a Master Degree in Theology.

Accepting the call of the Great Commission, in 2001 he was led to Progressive Baptist Church in the South Nashville area, and served as the assistant pastor for one year.

In 2003, he founded and pastored Miracles of Faith Full Gospel Baptist Church, and ministered there through 2006.

He is currently an associate minister at Berean Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. Robert L. Stout, doing the will of God.