Rev. Tukes is a native of Atlanta, born June 25, 1952, the fourth child

born to the late Eddie Hugh Tukes, Sr. and Carrie Mae Tukes. Rev.

Tukes has two brothers and one sister.

A graduate of Booker T. Washington High, Rev. Tukes received a

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology from Saint Leo University,

Saint Leo, Florida. Rev. Tukes also attended Morris Brown and

Morehouse Colleges. He has attended The Interdenominational

Theological Center, Phillips School of Theology pursuing a Master

of Divinity Degree.

Rev. Tukes is currently a First Lieutenant with the Georgia State Defense Force. He is a former

Army Enlisted Member and Officer, having spent ten years of honorable service.

A Vietnam Era Veteran, Rev. Tukes has served his country twice in Germany, Bangkok

Thailand, Okinawa Japan and in twelve duty stations in eight different states.

Rev. Tukes has served on the Board of Directors of the Toccoa, Georgia Boys and Girls Club

and an Area Member of the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of various local and civic

organizations.

Rev. Tukes has been selected twice to serve as a Classroom Instructor for the White House’s

Presidential Classroom Program, which convenes each year in Washington, DC.

Rev. Tukes received a note of thanks from the Queen’s Navy (England), for his generous service

and assistance to her members, when they visited America during the Bicentennial.

He was employed with the Department of Treasury for 22 years.

Rev. Tukes was called into the ministry thirty eight years ago. He was an Assisting Minister and

Pastor in the Baptist Denomination for the major portion of his ministry. He is the former pastor

of Bethel Grove and Linden Shorts Christian Methodist Episcopal Churches. He is currently the

Pastor of the Fairview Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 3274 Taylors Mills

Road, Fort Valley, Georgia.

Rev. Tukes firmly believes that “All Things Work Together for the Good…..”

Rev. Tukes loves life, family, God’s people and poetry.

​​​             Worship  Services


1st, 2nd, & 3rd Sunday at 11:00 a.m. 


4th Sunday at 8:00 a.m.

 Sunday School


1st, 2nd, & 3rd Sunday at 9:45 a.m.


Men's Day 2017

October 15th at 2:30 P.M.

BGCME News

  • Men's Day will be the 1st Sunday in October at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. Derwin Davis, pastor of the Pleasant View Baptist Church will be the guest preacher
  • Pink Rain Ministry will host their Annual "Pink Sunday", 3rd Sunday in October.

    Our Pastor


  • 4:57
  • Just Like Fire4:37
  • It's Alright, It's Okay3:46
  • Fill Me Up7:46
  • Praise Him In Advance 8:32
  • He's Able 5:58



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