Rev. Matthews to be Installed at First Union Missionary

Reverend Dwight Edward Caruthers Matthews will be installed Sunday, Jan. 22, as the fifth Senior Pastor to lead the First Union Missionary Baptist Church in San Francisco.
Rev. Matthews has been ministering  for 28 years and was Senior Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church until November 2011, when he accepted the calling of First Union Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1001 Webster St.
Born in Dawson, TX, he was the eldest of 8 children.  He was raised by his grandparents, attended local schools in Dawson and went to college in Navarro, TX, where he played football.  Rev. Matthews continued his studies in Dallas, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies and Philosophy at Bishop College.
Rev. Matthews is married to Dr. Artricia O. Matthews and has one daughter and one grandson.