G.O. Ministries supports the inner-city work of Rev. Barry Washington.
Rev. Barry Washington has lived in Louisville since 1997 and has two children and his wife, Katherine Marie. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree and has an associate of arts degree from Boyce Bible College. He is a minister and counselor at Jefferson Street Baptist Center and director of Redeemed House of Hope in Christ which provides a community food pantry and clothes.
He volunteers for Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is an advisory board member for the Louisville Metro Police Department. In the future he would like to open a Family Life Center to care for the needs of the community and help change and protect youth.
Barry is a former drug dealer, user and addict who turned his life around, overcame his obstacles and uses this as a tool to help others. Barry has established several outreach programs for all ages that include a summer youth camp, GED program, computer lab training and programs for senior citizens. He started a drum line that teaches youth how to play drums and also teaches them leadership skills.