n Wednesday, January 21, 2014 the church held its quarterly church conference. One main item on the agenda was the election of pastor. The Deacon's recommended that the church retain the services of Rev. Strickland Maddox as pastor. There were 62 members voting by ballot.
He received a 79% percent vote to remain the pastor of Eskridge Grove Missionary Baptist Church for another 4 years. He has already served as pastor for 12 years.