Since November 1, 2011, Rev. Shane B. Scott has served as the senior pastor of the historic Macedonia Baptist Church located in Los Angeles, CA that has served the Watts community for more than 109 years. Pastor Scott is a powerful and anointed messenger, teacher and speaker. His voice and unique view into Christian living offers diverse groups a meaningful lends for examining and empowering their lives. By example and edict, he has motivated changed people to change the world. The Macedonian message of being an accepting, loving, inspiring, visioning and encouraging congregation is one that involves a ministry of discipleship, mission and transforming the soul of the community. He says, “We are a historic, relevant congregation with a vision to speak truth to power as we forge collaborations between church and community to exhibit unity as a household of faith.”
Since February 1976, Regina Grant Peterson has been a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. Her volunteer services include being a Deacon (formerly Deaconess) since 1986, serving over 15 years as a Trustee and 35 years on the Scholarship Committee. She has served as a Board director with Macedonia CDC since April 2015. Professionally, Regina has over 36 years of experience managing a tax-exempt, non-profit licensed by the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a direct lender providing access to capital throughout the state of California but more specifically throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties. She became the CDC’s Interim Executive Director in September 2015 and the Executive Director in June of 2016.
The Board consists of the following persons: