Rev. Randell A. Cain, Jr.
Reverend Randell A. Cain, Jr.
Reverend Randell A. Cain, Jr., son of the late Randell A. Cain, Sr. and the late Alma E. Cain, is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He graduated from West Forsyth High school in 1985. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in General Science from Morehouse College, a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from Georgia Tech, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. The degree that he holds most dear is his Master of Divinity degree, earned at Hood Theological Seminary in the spring of 2015.
Upon graduating from Harvard in 1994, Reverend Cain began a career in investment management. He has worked with Putnam Investments, NationsBank Investment Management, JP Morgan, NCM Capital, and Herndon Capital Management. Since 2017, he has been with Sustainable Insight Capital Management as a Portfolio Manager.
Reverend Cain has been able to give back to several institutions at the board level by serving on the board of trustees for Hood Theological Seminary (where he serves on the Finance Committee and Co-Chairs the Capital Campaign), on the advisory board for the school of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, on the Alumni Board of Trustees at Georgia Tech, on the board of trustees for Forsyth Country Day School (where he chairs the Investment and Endowment Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee), and the board of the Jerry Long YMCA (where he chairs the Community Engagement Committee).
Reverend Cain married his high school sweetheart, the former Cynthia Rorie, in 1992. The Lord has blessed their marriage with five children – Hamilton, Grant, Olivia, Victoria, and Preston. The two have lived in Boston, Charlotte, New York, Geneva, Switzerland, Durham, Atlanta, and have been residents of Winston-Salem since 2007.
In supporting his family and community, Reverend Cain has served as a youth coach in soccer and basketball for his children’s teams for several years.
In the summer of 1990, Reverend Cain gave his life to the Lord at North East Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina. Upon joining the body of Christ, he has been growing in active leadership within the church. At North East and his former home church, Mount Zion Baptist Church in Fairburn, Georgia, he has served as Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, choir member, Sunday School and Bible Study teacher as well as a trustee.
While a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Reverend Cain accepted a call into the ministry, got licensed and was ordained in 2007.
Since 2007, Reverend Cain served as the Associate Minister and Assistant to the Pastor at Zion Memorial Missionary Baptist Church under the Reverend Dr. Joseph Jones, Pastor. He was a Sunday School and Bible Study teacher, Vacation Bible School Chairperson, and President of Zion Memorial’s Laymen’s League.
In January 2017, Reverend Cain was voted to be the sixth Pastor of Zion Memorial and was installed on April 8, 2017.
Reverend Cain’s greatest desire is to do that which pleases God the most.
Cynthia D. Cain
First Lady Cynthia Cain, a true daughter of Zion Memorial, was born to Deacon Harvery Rorie and Geraldine Rorie in Winston-Salem, NC. She has one sister, Valerie Bailey (Reverend Joel Bailey). She was spiritually raised and baptized in Zion Memorial under former Pastor, Reverend Jennings.
Cynthia graduated from Carver High School and continued her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
She received a BS degree in Management Information Systems which she used to work with Northern Telecom, AT&T, IBM, Bank of Boston, and Broadway & Seymour. She had a successful career as a systems analyst, programmer and IT consultant.
Cynthia is married to her high school sweetheart, Pastor Reverend Randell A. Cain Jr.. They have been happily married for over 25 years. The couple has five children together – Hamilton, Grant, Olivia, Victoria and Preston.
Cynthia gave up her career in the business world to spend time raising her family. She has enjoyed volunteering at her children’s schools, serving as a room parent, organizer of room parents and library helper. She also enjoys attending her children’s sporting events and is their biggest fan.
She has enjoyed traveling the world with her husband. They have lived in Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; New York, NY; Geneva Switzerland; Durham, NC; and Peachtree City, GA. The family has resided in Winston-Salem, NC since 2007.
In her service to God and Zion Memorial, Cynthia is a devoted Sunday School teacher, choir member, member of the Missionary department, and on the Leadership Team for the Women's Ministry and Youth Ministry.
In her spare time, Cynthia enjoys exercising (a little known fact is that she was certified as an aerobics instructor in Georgia) and volunteering within the Winston-Salem community. She has organized the serving meals at several homeless shelters and donation of toiletry items for the residents. She is also strong supporter of Brenner’s Children's Hospital.
As a child of God, Cynthia loves serving the Lord selflessly and believes her passion for service is best captured in 1 Corinthians 15:59, “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”
The Purpose of The Deacons Ministry is to fulfill the mission of the church. The mission of the Deacons Ministry of Zion Memorial Missionary Baptist Church is to give great care and consideration on a daily basis to the seeking out and bringing about positive results in the saving of lost souls, to be about the business of feeding the hungry both physically and spiritually and to be good examples of cheerful givers and responsible stewards of time, talents and treasures.
Henry T. Rorie, Sr. ----------------- Chairman
Donald Buie -------------------------- Secretary
Harvey L. Rorie ---------------------- Assistant Secretary
Henry T. Rorie, Jr. ------------------- Chaplin
James Grace, Jr.
The purpose of the Trustee Ministry is to hold in trust all property belonging to the church and shall take all necessary measures for it's protection, management and upkeep. The Mission of the Trustee Ministry is to supervise ways and means of raising the necessary funds for the support of the church and for benevolences.
Harold Brandon, Sr. -------Chairman
Becky Buie------------------ Secretary
Cheryl Inzar----------------- Assistant Secretary
Representatives of key areas of church body and leadership to provide guidance and direction to the church without usurping responsibility of the church body or any other body of leadership within the church. Representative areas will be deacons, trustees, staff, and other designated people as determined by the Pastor in consultation with the deacons.