Pastor Cotton Born Mexia Texas 1953 graduated from Mexia high school 1972
Called to preach 1973 in Dallas Texas at Greater South Central Baptist Church.
He Organized Anitoch Baptist church in 1978 served as pastor for five years
Was called to Mt Olive Baptist Church Seattle where he served as pastor for 2years lead Mt. Olive and Macedonia Baptist church to merge as one congregation served as pastor for ten years.
Was called to Mt Sinai baptist church in 1995 where he currently is serving as pastor for 25 years.
Served as community organizer for Greater Dallas council of churches 1979 to 1985 bridged builder between inner city communities and corporation creating partnership for jobs
Worked with Tacoma associated Churches as Co-ordinater for Interfaith task force against gang violence for safe streets in Tacoma wa program work for gang intervention, drug awareness , and educating churches around AIDS epidemic awareness and uniting suburban churches with inner city churches 1990 to 1995
Founding member for black economic origination called Black dollars Days served as 1st board of directors 1992 to 1997 programs was designed to identify black business ,then market them created training programs for black business established chapters in Baltimore , New York , Portland Oregon and Kansa
Former board member of Day Spring foundation Baltimore Md program designed to help women with children who had drug addictions
Member of Baltimoreans United
Currently in his 44th year of pastoring,
Studied at El Centro Community College, Tacoma Community College, Dallas Bible College, Criswell Bible institute, Northwest Theological seminary, A.L.Hardy School of Theology.
Past president of Baptist Pastor Conference Seattle WA.
Past Moderator of New Era District Association Settle Wa
Past Chairman of The Board for Black Economic Development Association
Past Community Advocate for Safe Street Against Gang violence
Past Board member of Johns Hopkins Investigative Review Board
Past president of Maryland baptist Convention
Past president for National Baptist Northest Region
Past Secretary Treasure For pastors Conference of National Baptist Convent Inc.
Presently Board Member For P.L.U.S.E
Husband to Lady Cotton & father of 6.
Pastor Cotton can & will preach weather its 1 or 1,000 believing and honoring the call that God has on his life.