Dock S. Cooper III received his call to ministry in 1998 at Pearl Street African Methodist Episcopal Church. After his second year of studies, he was ordained deacon. At that time, he was appointed supply Pastor at New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church. After four years of study he was ordained an elder in the A.M.E. Church. Dock pastored in the African Methodist Episcopal Church six years. In 2006, Dock S. Cooper III founded Agape Christian Fellowship Church, where he now serves as Senior Pastor.
Dock received a Bachelor of Mathematics Degree in 1997. In 2007 he graduated with a Master of Arts from Wesley Biblical Seminary.
Dock is involved both in business and ministry. He has over 15 years experience in the financial industry. He is the Director of the CrossRoads Community Center, a non profit organization founded by Wesley Biblical Seminary, which helps to promote health and wellness and social values in the Jackson MS area. Dock is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Dock is actively involved in the community. His main goal in life is to serve others, love others, and to be servant of all. Dock Cooper III and his wife Nicole reside in Jackson, MS and they have one son, Justin.