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– Bishop O & Lady O

Bishop John D. Ogletree, Jr. (Bishop O)
Bishop John D. Ogletree, Jr. (Bishop O)Senior Pastor
Bishop O is a native of Dallas, Texas. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1973 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in 1979. Bishop O accepted the call into the gospel ministry in 1982. In 1985, he was ordained at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. He is the founding pastor of First Metropolitan Church (1986).

Bishop O provided leadership in the purchase of 25.2 acres of land along Beltway 8 in Northwest Houston. He is a Trustee on the Cy-Fair-Independent School District Board. Bishop O has served in leadership positions for Union Baptist Association (UBA), the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), and the African American Pastor’s Fellowship. He leads the Iron Sharpens Iron pastors fellowship. He can be contacted at bishopo@firstmet.org.

Dr. Evelyn L. Ogletree Lady O)
Dr. Evelyn L. Ogletree Lady O)Executive Pastor
Executive Pastor of First Metropolitan Church (Houston, TX), affectionately known as Lady O, was born in Tyler, Texas but grew up in Dallas. In 1999, Lady O was called to the gospel ministry. Lady O’s joy in life is spent speaking to all issues concerning today’s women. Each year she leads the “Women at the Feet of Jesus Conference.” Lady O has been the keynote speaker for women conferences throughout the U.S. and abroad in Kenya, Africa, and Brazil just to name a few. She has a dynamic ministry to women of all ages and stages.

In December of 2012, Lady O received her Doctorate degree at Texas A&M University in Urban Education. She also holds a Master’s degree in counseling from Prairie View A&M University and a Bachelor’s degree from Texas Southern University. Lady O is a former teacher in Houston ISD, Klein ISD, and Cypress Fairbanks ISD. In 1999, she left Cy-Fair school district as a school counselor to go into full-time ministry at First Met. She can be contacted at ladyo@firstmet.org.

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Bishop John and Dr. Evelyn Ogletree are co-authors of “Making Your Home the Green Zone” and “Transforming Words for the Home”. Bishop O is the author of Moving to the Next Level (Becoming a Fully Developing Follower of Christ) and “What’s In Your Hand?” Lady O is the author of “A Day With My Father.”

This dynamic couple has been married for 47 years. They are the parents of three sons: Johnny (Quinita), Joseph (Sherrell), and Jordan (Michelle); and one daughter, Lambreni Waddell (Avery). They are the proud grandparents of thirteen grandchildren: Layla, Elianah, Adaiah, Nessiah, Kamilah, Reya, Zion, Elon, Jaiden, Josiah, Jaxon, Harper and Jordan Louis.

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