Rev. Dr. Zedric K. Clayton, II

Rev. Dr, Zedric K. Clayton, II is the Senior Pastor of Olivet Fellowship Baptist Church, The Place of the Outpouring in Memphis, TN. He is married to Mrs. Erica L. Clayton and is the father of two beautiful daughters, Mariah and Madison.

Dr. Zedric Clayton, affectionately called Pastor Zed, is a native of Memphis, TN. At the tender age of three he began exhibiting signs of a higher calling as he passionately expressed his love and desire to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. 

WIth the mission of healing the hearts of believers through the word of God, he accepted his call to ministry at age 12. Pastor Zed's ministry focuses on bridging the gap between religion and reality by educating  the people of God through a relevant word. His ministry crosses ethnic, generational, and denominational boundaries, by seeking to minister to all demographics. In 2018, Zedric Clayton celebrated 20 years of ministry and was consecrated a bishop. 

Rev. Dr. Zedric K. Clayton, II

Clayton received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Organizational Management from Crichton College, a Master of Christian Studies from the Union University School of Theology and Missions, and a Doctor of Ministry in Church Growth and Revitalization from Memphis Theological Seminary.

Before becoming the Senior Pastor of Olivet Fellowship in December of 2021, Pastor Zed served as Senior Pastor of The City of Truth in Clarksdale, Ms from September 2012 to December 2021. Under Pastor Clayton's leadership the The City of Truth grew fro 35 members to well over 700 members, making it one of the fastest growing churches in the Mississippi Delta.

Pastor Clayton's election as Senior Pastor of Olivet Fellowship Baptist Church is truly a "full circle moment" because he became member of Olivet Fellowship in 2004 and served as its Youth Pastor from 2009 to 2012. Dr. Clayton has a strong commitment to evangelism and community outreach. It is his philosophy that ministry should be Christ-centered and people focused. In 2020, Clayton was appointed to serve on the school board for the Clarksdale Municipal School District.