Billy T. Staton, Jr. serves as Senior Pastor of Providence St. John Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.  He is blessed to serve in the Prince George’s County community where he was raised and educated. Under Pastor Billy's leadership, Providence St. John Baptist Church has grown from 40 to over 300 members in 3 years. God has truly anointed him to encourage and motivate people. He desires to see people become effective in their homes, schools and communities and his passion is for them to be changed, delivered and set free.

 Billy Staton is a yielded vessel of God who is gifted to minister directly to the hurts, issues and challenges of people with whom he comes in contact. He is married to the love of his life, Paula L. Staton and  a devoted father to their son, Benjamin. 


Paula Staton


Paula L. Staton wears many hats. She a wife, a mom, an entrepreneur, a mentor and former educator in Prince George’s County Public Schools. She is the dedicated wife of  Billy T. Staton, Jr. They are the proud parents of one son, Benjamin T. Staton.  Most of all, Paula loves God and she gets no greater joy than helping people accept and receive the overwhelming love that God has for them. 

Over the years, Paula has been yielding faithfully to God’s unique purpose for her life. As she began serving with her husband in ministry, God has given her a passion for helping other women find their purpose in life and to walk in the fullness of what God has called them to do.  Paula is blessed to serve as the Director of Women’s Ministry and the Department Head of the Family Ministries at Providence Saint John Baptist Church. She continues to yield to the call and the purpose that God has for her and is grateful that He chooses to use her.


Associates & Staff

Miriam Minor
Executive Assistant

Jessica Foxx
Executive Assistant