Wayne Barnett Quick
Reverend Wayne Barnett Quick is a lifetime
member of the historic Vermont
Avenue Baptist Church. Having been baptized at age eleven by the
late Reverend C. T. Murray, Reverend Quick went on to become a devoted
of God and active member of the church. He
has been and is currently a member of many clubs and organizations of
church: The Church Chancel Choir and the
Menís Chorus; the Sunday School and the former Baptist Training Union;
December Fellowship; and the Deacon Board.
In 1993, the late Rev. Dr. John R. Wheeler selected him to
Vermont Avenue Baptist Church Community Youth Club, a church outreach
in fellowship with the District of Columbia Public Schools. Working in coordination and conjunction with
public school educators, the Community Youth Club open
door of the
church to community youth and provided a multiplicity of social,
religious activities and resources.
Reverend Quick strives to draw upon his vast church experience
and a distinguished professional career in public service in his
the Great Commission. God has gifted him
with a preaching, teaching and service-oriented ministry with a strong
cultural and humanistic emphasis and ethnic relevancy.
He has a Master of Arts degree in Religious
Studies from Howard University School of Divinity, a Bachelor of Arts
Administration of Justice and an Associateís degree in Public
from the University of the District
After receiving his call and upon his successful
completion of seminary preparation and study, Reverend Quick became
preach and to exercise his gifts in the work of Ministry on March 7,
was ordained to the Gospel Ministry on December 13, 2008, by the Vermont Avenue Baptist
Church under the
pastorate of Reverend Cornelius R. Wheeler.
In addition to his ministerial duties, Reverend Quick is a
noted public safety and law enforcement policy analyst and consultant. He has over 35 years of law enforcement,
public safety and commercial security experience. He
served 22 years with the Washington DC Metropolitan
A native Washingtonian, Reverend Quick was born and raised
in the Petworth neighborhood of the city.
He is married to Deaconess Marie Bowe-Quick, Ed.D.,
a retired public school educator and administrator.
They reside in Mitchellville,