Scott Onque

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church

Pastor Onque’ currently serves as Pastor of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 103 year old historic church on the south side of Chicago.  He has served in this capacity for 16 years.  Previous to his installation he served one year as interim minister.  He follows a great legacy of pastors.  Under his leadership the church has grown tremendously both spiritual and numerically.  Pastor Onque’ has a passion for teaching and preaching the Word of God.  He is so happy that God has called him to champion the cause of Christ.  He carries the theme “To God be the Glory” in his heart realizing that his purpose here on earth is to first glorify God and second to help others.

Pastor Onque’ thanks God for his pastor’s heart.  For he knows what God said through his prophet Jeremiah when he said, “I will give you pastors after my own heart.” (Jeremiah 3:15).  You will love his energetic style and his development of God’s word.  You will leave blessed each and every Sunday!

He is very civically and socially conscious.  He serves on several community boards and commissions. He is currently Policy Director for Faith in Place where he serves to promote environmental and social justice causes. He realizes volunteering his time in community efforts is an integral part of his ministry.

He is immediate past President of the Congress of Christian Education Department of the Salem Baptist District Association of Chicago and Vicinity.

He is the immediate past Treasurer of Baptist General State Convention of Illinois and is now Chairman of Social Justice for the Baptist General State Convention. Also he is the Treasurer of Salem Baptist District Association. He also has served as a commissioner for African American Families Commission for the State of Illinois.

He is also the Vice President of P.O.W.E.R ( Pastors Organized With Equity and Respect)

Pastor Onque’ holds a B.S. in Biomedical Communications.  He has 16 years secular executive management experience in the area of Operations and Hospitality.  He has held positions as 4th Grade School Teacher, Supervisor of Cashier Operations, Director of Cashier Operations, and Controller.  He also has certifications to facilitate in Excellence in Management, Public Speaking, Supervisory Development, Diversity/Sensitivity Training in the Workplace, and Ethics in the Workplace amongst other management and personal growth modules.

He is certified by the Sunday School Publishing Board of The National Baptist Convention USA INC. as an instructor to teach Local, State and National courses.  He has attended numerous biblical conferences and  seminars to increase his knowledge of God.