St. Paul A.M.E. Church. Vision, "Making Greenspoint God's Point!"

Pastor Dawson, “Good Is Not Good Enough When Excellence Is Required!”

Our Pastor

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On November 15, 1997, Bishop John R. Bryant appointed Rev. Roderick D. Dawson as the thirty fourth pastor of the Historical St Paul AME Church, Houston. He, First Lady Dawson, and family have been a blessing to the St. Paul Church family. The Dawson family has been formidable in attaining St. Paul’s vision for God’s people. In 1998, Pastor Dawson was instrumental in the establishment of the St Paul AME Church Community Development Corporation. In June of 2000, a community growth and expansion study of the First Ward led to a transitional move.


St. Paul Online 

St. Paul Online was established for the elderly, disabled, or individuals on the go. It presents an opportunity for our members to replay sermons, give, join, and request prayer.

  • Watch Sermons On Website
    Members and non members can replay service on their computers, laptops, or smartphones. New sermons will be uploaded and available every week.


  • Become A New Member
    Those looking for a church home, baptism, or salvation can join. We are always ministering to the un-saved and the un-churched as an extension of God’s Grace.


  • Request Special Prayer
    Members and non members can request special prayer. Special request may include, but is not limited to: hospital visits, benevolence or spiritual encouragement.


  • Members Can Tithe, Donate, or Make General Donations
    Members and non members can securely tithe, donate, or give a sacrificial offering through


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St. Paul Community

St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Greenspoint frequently host church functions, gala’s, and community events. We encourage our congregation as well as community residents to visit our site to keep up with church functions and news.

St. Paul Remembrance

"a picture of a Dwight Jones basketball trading card"St. Paul A.M.E. Church and Steward Steve Jones pay homage to Brother Dwight Jones. Mr. Dwight Jones is a Houston Native. A graduate of Wheatley High School, Dwight went on to play basketball at the University of Houston as well. The Atlanta Hawks drafted Jones 9th overall in the 1973 NBA Draft. During his career Dwight played forward/center for the Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers. He was also a member of the U.S. Olympic team. Dwight passed away at the age of 64 on July 25, 2016. His brother, Steve Jones, is a former Harlem Globetrotter. Steve, now a Steward at St. Paul A.M.E., is running youth basketball camps and programs at St. Paul’s multi-purpose building. The camps encourages kids to work hard to attain their life goals. Steward Steve Jones also runs an open gym every Wednesday at 6:00pm.

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St. Paul Leadership

Great leadership is required to effectively manage St. Paul A.M.E. Church Greenspoint. Pastor Dawson has such a great team of leaders that delegation is second nature. Each leader has exceeded expectations developing their department. Below are the leaders of our church community.

St. Paul Services

God’s house is open to everyone. Come by and fellowship with us during one of services.There are two bible study services as well as two worship services.


Bible Study 7:00pm


Bible Study 12:00pm


First Worship Service 8:30am

Second Worship Service 11:00am

New Member Orientation

Are you new to the St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Greenspoint community? We have friendly team comprised of First Lady Stacey Dawson, James Gray, Reverend Ervin Hodge, Jerrilyn Hayes, and Jean Anglade that will assist in the transition. We will gladly give an overview of the vast resources and amenities St. Paul A.M.E. has to offer. St. Paul offers daycare, after school care, bible study, men/women empowerment organizations, youth department, and an array of other outreach ministries. As a staff we feel it as our devout duty to properly transition our members on their walk of faith. First Lady Stacey Dawson and Pastor Roderick Dawson has been stabilizing new members for 20 plus years.



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The goal of the Counseling Ministry at St. Paul A.M.E. Church is to empower. We want to help individuals seeking counseling find an insightful understanding and reach optimal wellness.

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Our young people department is hands on with our youth. They engage them in education, praise dance, and worship. Director, Carmen Jones, integrates the youth into Sunday service as well.

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The St. Paul A.M.E. Church choir is appeased to praise God through song and dance. Out music ministry is second to none. We glorify and stir up the Holy Ghost for our congregation.

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Are you, a loved one, or someone you know in need of special prayer. Our pastor and associate ministers are hear to pray for you.