Our Assistant to the Pastor

Markanthony J. Mills was born 1967 in Charlottesville, Virginia to the late Earl L. Woodfolk and the former Rose Mills. He was educated in the Albemarle County Virginia School System, graduating from Albemarle High School in June 1985. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1985 where he served in the Marine Reserves, attaining the rank of E5 Sergeant until leaving with an Honorable Discharge in 1993.


In October 2008, after continuous faithful service as a Licensed Ordained Deacon, Rev. Mills was called to preach the Gospel at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Charlottesville VA, where the Rev. Dr. Lehman Bates II is the Pastor. After a five (5) year ministerial practicum, He received his Certificate of Ordination at Ebenezer in January 2014, and graduated from the Virginia Baptist College, Fredericksburg VA, in May 2015, receiving a Certificate of Bible with a Concentration in Bibliology. He currently serves as a Pastoral Assistant at Ebenezer, whose numerous responsibilities include direct oversight over the Youth, Prison, and Facilities Ministries.


Rev. Mills has been married to his wife Esther since 1988 and currently resides in Ruckersville VA. He is also a Licensed Contractor and the Proprietor of Mills Landscaping and Handyman Service, a Professional Grounds and Building Maintenance Company serving the Central Virginia area.
To God be the Glory!