NEW SENIOR minister

AnD ASSOCIATE minister

June 26, 2016

Fifth Avenue Baptist Church is excited to announce our new Senior Minister, Rev. Eric Porterfield, and

our new Associate Minister of Adult Education, Rev. Alicia Davis Porterfield. 

A candidate visitation weekend was held Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26.  

Following opportunities to meet the candidates and hear them from the pulpit, a special business meeting was called after morning worship on Sunday, June 26.  The vote passed and the candidates have accepted.  

Below is the information provided during this process.

Please be in prayer for this exciting time in the life of our church!

  • Forging a spiritual path together

    Click here to read the Herald-Dispatch article about Revs. Eric and Alicia Porterfield which ran August 22, 2016.

  • Opportunities to help welcome the porterfields

    Let's give the Porterfields a warm WV welcome!!

    Lawn & outdoor cleaning work:  Saturday, August 6

    Inside cleaning, unloading & unpacking:  Monday, August 8

    We are using to organize our work days.

    Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

    1.  Click here or go to our invitation page on

    2. Enter your email address:  (You do NOT need to register an account on

    3. Sign Up!:  Choose your spots - will send you an automated confirmation and reminders.  Easy!

    Note: does not share your email address with anyone.  If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Kelli Crabtree and she can sign you up manually.

    Meals:  Mondays & Thursdays, August 8 through October 27

    To sign up click here or visit website:

    Recipient Last Name:  Porterfield

    Password:  Welcome

    Two parents, three hungry boys (no food allergies or pickiness)

    Deliver meals between 5:30-6 p.m. to 6 Twin Oaks Drive, Huntington, WV 25705

    Questions? Contact Kelli Crabtree, Coordinator

    call or text:  304.972.9480