Pastor Colin Pugh, II

Pastor Colin Pugh II is the Senior Pastor at Clinton Baptist Church, where he was installed in September of 2019. Born and raised in Washington, DChe graduated from McKinley Tech High School in 1992. Pastor Pugh responded to the Holy Spirit’s tugging and surrendered his life to Jesus Christ in 2000.  Pastor Pugh later graduated from Washington Bible College, present-day Lancaster Bible College. He also successfully completed an intensive study at Georgetown College in Kentucky under Dr. Joel Gregory, with special emphasis on textual exegesis, hermeneutics, and homiletics.

Before entering full-time ministry, Pastor Pugh had a successful career as a Building Engineer. He and his family spent 19 years serving faithfully in various ministries within Kettering Baptist Church. Pastor Pugh held the position as the Pastor of Youth and Administration from 2009 - 2019. 

Under Pastor Pugh’s leadership, Clinton Baptist Church is growing both spiritually and numerically. The relationship between the church and the Clinton community is being revitalized through cultivated partnerships with community leaders, schools, local businesses, and organizations. In his committed service to the Lord, Pastor Pugh is leading Clinton Baptist Church to fulfill their vision, “We Grow, We Serve, We Love.” 

Some of Pastor Pugh’s notable awards include Youth Pastor of the Prince George’s Baptist Association (2011), Nelson Mandela Service Award for Prince George’s Outreach Church of the Year (2021), NAMB’s Billy Heriford Replanter of the Year Award (2021), and recognition by Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital for the community partnership that has been established (2023). 

Pastor Pugh is a loving husband to one wife, Jeanette,  father to four childrendaughters LaMonica (father-in-law to Olamide Ikuomola, and grandfather to Malachi Ikuomola) & Jasmineand sons Colin III (grandfather to Kaliyah Pugh) & Jackson. 

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Jeanette pugh

Jeanette Pugh is a native Washingtonian. She attended DC public schools and graduated from Cardozo Senior High School in 1994. Jeanette completed her certification in dental assisting from Med-Tech Institute in 1997. Upon her completion, she obtained her radiation technology certification and later obtained a certificate as a registered orthodontic assistant from Southern Maryland Dental Society in College Park. 

Jeanette is the wife of Pastor Colin Pugh II. She absolutely adores him! They have been happily married since 1999. Colin and Jeanette are the proud parents of four wonderful children LaMonica  (mother-in-law to Olamide Ikuomola, and grandmother to Malachi Ikuomola), Jasmine, Colin III (grandmother to Kaliyah Pugh) and Jackson. Jeanette is very passionate about her family. She believes that God has entrusted them to her. Therefore, family is her first ministry.

Jeanette accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior in early 2000, and has been serving in ministry since then. She has served on the anniversary, children’s and women’s ministry. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time with family. One scripture she lives by is Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me".