Rev. Dr D. Gregory Ceres

Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr D. Gregory Ceres

Rev. D. Gregory Ceres succeeds founding pastor Rev. William E. Daye, who called Ceres to the church as an assistant pastor in 2014. Ceres is a Durham native, graduate of Durham Public Schools, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Duke Divinity School and Eastern University Palmer Theological Seminary. He was installed as pastor of Peace Missionary Baptist on Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Pastor William E Daye

Founder and Pastor Emeritus

Pastor William E Daye

Reverend William E. Daye is the founder and Pastor Emeritus of Peace Missionary Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina where he served as the faithful and radiant leader from 1974 to 2017. He has carried the banner of Christ in tireless offerings of teaching and preaching throughout the state for over fifty five years.

Upcoming Events


Saturday Tutorial Begins| Saturday, October 19, 2019 (Recurring)

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Open to all students Pre-K to 12th Grade, every Saturday

Winter Coat & Clothing Giveaway | Saturday, October 19, 2019

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Fayetteville Street Elementary School

Voices of Peace Anniversary Celebration | Sunday, October 27, 2019

Starts at 4:00 PM

Trunk or Treat Halloween Celebration | Thursday, October 31, 2019

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Open to community, kids of all ages


All Members Day | Sunday, November 17, 2019

11:00 AM Worship Service

Amplified Youth: Food and Fellowship Event | Sunday, November 24, 2019

Starts at 1:30 PM

Open to young adults, 18 to 35 – details TBD