Friendship Baptist Church Kansas City, Missouri
Pastor James Allen Terrance, Jr.
Sr. Pastor

Pastor James Allen Terrance Jr. has made it his mission to empower people to cultivate their God-given talents by developing and building a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. His vision for the people of God is clear: “Fulfilling the Great Commission by sharing the love of God in Christ Jesus with every person through Evangelism, Discipleship, Fellowship, Ministry and Worship. His passion for all people is demonstrated through outreach ministry and international mission trips to places like Haiti and Southeast Asia.


Pastor Terrance and his devoted wife, Prentice Adrian Horton Terrance have two beautiful children, Jalen Ashton and Tyler James. He holds a degree in Liberal Studies from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He also received his Master of Divinity Degree with Honors from Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Kansas and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Divinity.


In 2003, Pastor Terrance was led by the Spirit of God to begin a work for Christ in Kansas City, Missouri thereby becoming the seventh pastor of Friendship Baptist Church. Pastor Terrance is a humble servant of God, who preaches and teaches under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. He serves a vibrant, diverse and loving congregation which is experiencing significant growth by the move of the Spirit. The congregation supports extensive ministries and programs that reflect the holistic ministry of Jesus Christ aimed at validating and empowering those who have been marginalized by society. Friendship is passionate about reaching persons from all walks of life by continually striving to meet the needs of the Greater Kansas City community.


For 12 years, Pastor Terrance has impacted lives across the Kansas City area and various other states through his powerful and anointing preaching and teaching the infallible Word of God. God has also blessed him to serve as a newspaper columnist in the Kansas City community. He is honored to be named among The Kansas City Globe's 100 Most Influential African-Americans. Pastor Terrance is a member of the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc., the Kansas City Baptist Minister’s Union, the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, the NAACP and is a member of the Beason Divinity School Southeast Regional Bible Institute Advisory Group. He serves as an Instructor for the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education, the Missionary Baptist State Convention of Missouri, and the New Era Baptist District Association,


He continues to serve God and others by sharing the Gospel message of restoration and reconciliation by the liberating power of Jesus Christ.

Pastor James Allen Terrance, Jr.

3530 Chelsea Drive Kansas City, Missouri 64128
Phone: (816) 861-3252    Office Fax: (816) 861-3553
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