Donna Barrett was appointed general secretary of the Assemblies of God by the Executive Presbytery in April 2018. She is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and the Executive Presbytery. As general secretary, Barrett oversees the credentialing of ministers, church chartering, the collection of official statistics, and the Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center.
Prior to her appointment as general secretary, Barrett was a church planter, serving as founder and lead pastor of Rockside Church in Independence, Ohio. Following seven years as a paralegal, Barrett became a credentialed minister in 1986. She served ten years as youth pastor at Highway Tabernacle Assembly of God in Youngstown, Ohio, followed by seven years as associate pastor at Bethel Temple in Parma, Ohio.
Barrett is the first woman to serve on the Executive Leadership Team. While pastoring, she served as an elected general presbyter and Ohio Ministry Network executive presbyter for four years each.
The General Secretary's Office
The General Secretary's Office develops and maintains data pertaining to General Council ministers and churches. The General Secretary also oversees the credentialing of ministers, the chartering of churches, the collection of official statistics, and the Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center, where you can research our archives and read thrilling stories about how God has led our Fellowship.
Minister's Dues and Fellowship Partners Offering
- Minister Credential Renewal Forms
- District Forms (for District personnel)
- Annual Church Ministries Report
District Officials Login
General Council Affiliated Church Governance Minimums
Recommended Church Bylaws
In response to an increasing demand for some practical rules of order to serve as a guide in the development and conducting of affairs of local assemblies, the General Council Presbytery of the Assemblies of God has prepared this document titled, "Recommended Bylaws for Local Assemblies"