Minister Celeste Jarrett is an Associated Minister that joined the ministerial staff of SBC in 2010. A spiritually gifted biblical counselor, ministerial teacher, and solo vocalist. Minister Jarrett leads our Congregational Care Ministry, which oversees the spiritual care of SBC’s members. She has the overall responsibility to counsel the ministries that serve SBC, (Grief & Loss, Benevolence, Family Ministry, Shepherd’s Ministry, and Biblical Counseling). Minister Celeste completed her BA in Management from North Central College in Naperville, IL and is currently working on her Masters of Divinity degree at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, IL.
She brings to the ministerial staff a vast knowledge of managerial leadership where she served with the DuPage County Branch of NAACP & the NAACP’s ACT-SO (Afro Cultural Technological Scientific Olympics) mentoring program. Minster Celeste is the Director of Operations with JUST of DuPage, a non-profit organization specializing in meeting the spiritual, educational, and addiction needs of inmates incarnated in the DuPage County jail. She is the wife of Deacon Frank Jarrett and they have two children, Ronal and Crystal.