Leadership Team

Under the leadership of Rev. Todd C. Davidson, Sr., the ministerial and administrative staff of Antioch Baptist Church Cleveland work as one to make our church a resting place for our congregants and guests. Like fingers on a hand, each one does their part, while serving the Lord together.


Rev. Dr. Todd C. Davidson, Senior Pastor

todd davidson 2Rev. Dr. Todd C. Davidson has served as the senior pastor of Antioch Baptist Church Cleveland since 2012. Prior to his service in Cleveland, Dr. Davidson served as pastor of the Piney Grove Baptist Church in Virginia Beach.
 Dr. Davidson currently serves on the board of Community Connectors, a statewide initiative led by Governor Kasich that seeks to strengthen communities, encourage mentoring opportunities and create new pathways for civic engagement that will result in higher educational achievement, higher levels of well-being and health, and workforce readiness for our state.Founded in 1893, Antioch Baptist Church was the second African-American Baptist church established in Cleveland and today has a congregation of over 1,500 members.

Our Ministers

Our ministers carry God’s message, through both their words and deed, from the sanctuary of Antioch Baptist Church Cleveland to the surrounding streets and beyond. Click a photo to learn more about each person and their area of service.

Our Staff

From answering the telephone with a cheery “God bless you,” to ensuring the corridors and sanctuary are sparkling and comfortable, the Antioch Baptist Church Cleveland staff ensures the church functions effectively and efficiently. Click a photo to see a staffer’s name and title.