As the Manager of Denominational Relations at Urban Ministries, Inc., Reverend William Martin has first-hand experience interacting with pastors and religious leaders across ecumenical lines. As a sales trainer and workshop leader, Martin has traveled the country building relationships with numerous clergymen and woman and is sought after for his ability to effectively empower and captivate audiences in both corporate and sacred settings. Rev. Martin is a graduate of Percy L. Julian High School. As well, he has pursued coursework in Biblical Studies at Holy Cross Bible College. Currently Reverend Martin is pursuing his degree in Christian Ministries and Pastoral Leadership at Trinity International University.

Rev. Martin is also a member of the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Former 2nd Vice President, Associate Ministers Auxiliary of the Salem Baptist District Association, Baptist Pastors Conference of Chicago and Vicinity, and serves diligently as the General Secretary of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Chicago IL.

Rev. Martin currently serves as the Senior Pastor at True Vine Missionary Baptist Church of Chicago. With more than 26 years of preaching and ministry experience, Martin has a developed a biblical worldview that has enhanced and honed his abilities as a devoted leader and compassionate servant. A youthful, yet seasoned minister of the Gospel, Rev. William Martin is a humble and professional man with extensive knowledge of both business ethics and biblical analysis. He has successfully combined his corporate ambitions and ministry goals in a way that has allowed him to garner the respect of his business and ministry colleagues and mentors.

In His Service,

Rev. William A. Martin
True Vine Missionary Baptist Church
Senior Pastor


6720 South Stewart, Chicago, Illinois 60621


Sunday School: 9.30a
Morning Worship: 10.45a
Wednesday Prayer Meeting: 6p
Word on Wednesday: 7p