Dr. Deland Myers, Sr.

Founding Pastor

Dr. Deland Myers, Sr.

Deland Myers, Sr. is the founding pastor of New Birth Baptist Church in Fargo, North Dakota, which was founded in April of 2009. He also founded New Birth Baptist Church in Ames, Iowa in May of 2005.

Reverend Myers has been a licensed minister since April of 2000 under the mentorship of the late, Pastor Terrance L. Shane of Friendship Baptist Church of Ames Iowa who is now at home with the Lord. He was ordained in June of 2005 by Pastor Ted Keys of Community Baptist Church in Waterloo Iowa.

Myers was a member of the Iowa Southern Baptist Sunday School Health Team from 2000 to 2005 teaching the development of adult Sunday school classes to member churches. He has been a member of the National Southern Baptist Sunday School Ministry Multiplier team and was also a Lifeway Consultant until founding of the New Birth Baptist Church in 2005. As a Lifeway Consultant, he has taught at the Southern Baptist Black Family Conference on Adult Sunday School.

Reverend Myers has been married to the love of his life, Eveadean Morrison Myers for 34 years and they are the parents of three children, Corey, Latisha and Deland II.  After 6 years of dedicated service to the Fargo ministry he planted, God has set forth new opportunities and endeavors for he and his wife in Prairie View. Texas.  Deep down he knows that God is not done with him yet, there is still much work  in the vineyard for His chosen laborers.