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Pastor Gregory Washington

Senior Pastor and Founding-Executive of Lighthouse
Baptist Church Ministries, Incorporated - of Henrico, Virginia.
Pastor Washington was licensed to preach in June, 1998 by Little Forest
Baptist Church in Stafford, Virginia under the leadership of the late Reverend
Aubry Jackson and was ordained as a Baptist Minister on May 25, 2002 by
the Wayland Blue Ridge Baptist Church Association of Culpepper, Virginia.
Prior to accepting the call to the pastorate, he served as an Associate Pastor
and Director of the Outreach Ministry for several years at Jerusalem Baptist
Church in Doswell, Virginia, under the leadership of Senior Pastor, Dr. E.
Richard Swan.

He is the Founding-Executive of The Benjamin Project Foundation (Bj-P),
which focuses on building young men to be strong leaders in our communities.
Pastor Washington is also a Certified National Teacher and Trainer for
Evangelism Explosion International, since June 1997. He also served as the
Vice President of the Ministers’ Conference of Goochland and Vicinity, and
currently as an Executive Board Member of Greater Works, Incorporated, of
Hanover, Virginia.

Pastor Washington believes he is called specifically to be a biblically sound
preacher, teacher and counselor in the Body of Christ. His aim is to equip
Christians with the tools they need to evangelize, and to trust in the only True and Living God.


Reverend Zita Lee gave her life to Christ at the tender age of six and was baptized at the Zion Baptist Church in Waterbury, CT.  She accepted her call to ministry and on April 27, 2008, she was licensed to preach, at the Historical Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, Richmond, VA under the leadership of Rev. Tyrone E. Nelson.


In August 2019, Rev. Lee united with the Lighthouse Ministries under the leadership of Pastor Gregory Washington.  In her servant role at Lighthouse Ministries she serves as Executive Minister, Associate Pastor, Worship Leader, Executive Board Member and Praise & Worship Songstress.  Under the leadership of Pastor Gregory Washington, she was ordained on October 17, 2020.


Rev. Lee is a preacher, teacher and songstress who gives God glory for the ministry He has placed in her to be used to edify the body of Christ.  In her servant role for the kingdom over many years she has served as an Associate Minister, Superintendent of Sunday School, President of Christian Education Ministry, Women’s Ministry Director, Sunday School and Bible Study Teacher, Choir Member and Praise & Worship Leader Songstress. In addition to her congregational involvement, Rev. Lee serves as a Volunteer Instructor and Facilitator for the Baptist General Convention of Virginia and Corresponding Secretary for the Baptist Ministers Conference of Goochland & Vicinity.


She was educated in the public and private school system in Waterbury, CT and Berkeley School of Business in White Plains, NY.  She attended Union Presbytery Seminary in Richmond, VA in pursuit of a Master of Arts in Christian Education. 


Rev. Lee’s favorite scripture is John 3:16, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life”  Her favorite quote “My ministry is to believers, My mission is to non-believers.” Rick Warren

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