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Executive Pastor Rahmel Huffman

A native of Uniondale, New York Elder Rahmel R. Huffman is the son of Dr. Regina Huffman and Mr. David Ward.  He is married to Mrs. Kourtney N. Huffman and together they have two children, Stephen Isaiah and Savannah Nicole. Elder Huffman graduated from Uniondale High School in 2004 and matriculated at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He completed his undergraduate studies in 2008, earning a Bachelor of Science degree at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York.  The following year was awarded a Master of Arts degree.  Since then Elder Huffman has continued his education at CUNY Queens College and is in the final stages of completing a Master of Science degree.

Elder Huffman experienced tribulation in the spring of 2006 and cried out to the Lord to save him.  The Lord heard his cry and gave him a heart and a mind to praise, worship and serve the Lord.  After much prayer, study and the prompting of the Holy Spirit, the following spring, Elder Huffman stepped out on faith and was baptized at Friendship Baptist Church of Roslyn Inc. (Roslyn Heights, New York).

In June of 2011, Elder Huffman was ordained into the office of a Deacon and later elevated to the Elder Council in March of 2016 under the direction of Pastor Victor J. Lewis.  Since then by the aid of the Holy Spirit, Elder Huffman has faithfully served God, his pastor, his brothers and sisters in the faith and his community in various capacities.  To date, he seeks to fulfill the call of God on his life as a servant of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Assistant Pastor David Johnson

Minister David Johnson was born in Birmingham Alabama to Annie and Louis Johnson. He is the youngest of (12) siblings. During his adolescent years, Minister Johnson attended Jess Lanier High School in Bessmer, Alabama and was a member of First Baptist Church in Alabama until the age of 16, when he came to New York City.  Minister Johnson was employed at Grace Plaza Nursing Home as a Custodian for several years.  He married at a very young age and three sons were born of that marriage:  David L Johnson Jr., Asley Johnson and Raymond Johnson. Minister Johnson is a grandfather to 4 grandsons and 3 granddaughters.  In 1985, Minister Johnson attended Russell Sage Community College in Albany, New York for Business Administration.  After attending College, he was hired as a Food Service Manager at Merchant Marine Academy in Great Neck, New York and was promoted to Mobile Food Service Manager, which entailed overseeing other Restaurants.

In 1998, Minister Johnson realized there was a higher calling on his life.  He attended New York Theological Seminary and Graduated with a degree in Theology.  Minister Johnson furthered his education in the things of God by attending a certificate program called Search the Word.  After his Ecclesiastic studies, he became the overseer of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Pastored by Reverend Louis Matos in Greenville New York.  In the year of 2002, Minister Johnson continued to develop his leadership role as an overseer at Protestant Brotherhood Church under the Leadership of Bishop Eric P Brown.

In 2011, he joined Friendship Baptist Church in Roslyn, NY, which is pastored by Victor J Lewis, Sr. at friendship; Minister Johnson was appointed Director of Missions.  He led the mission team as they spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the four surrounding Communities (Roslyn, Great Neck, Manhasset, and Glen Cove).  Pastor Victor Lewis released Minister Johnson to further the Ministry by going into the prisons to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the prisoners. He currently serves as the Assistant Pastor at Friendship Baptist Church.

Minister Johnson is employed as a Case Manager for Bailey House, Inc. in East Harlem, New York. He works with people who are HIV/AIDS positive and/or mentally ill. He also works as a Youth Counselor at Mediation Community Center in Jamaica Queens.  Minister David Johnson remains humble and acknowledges the manifest presence of God in his life.  As a Minister for Jesus Christ he recognizes the importance of helping those who are in need, “For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another" Galatians 5:13.  Minister Johnson has a tremendous love for his work in the Ministry and his commitment to God, which is exemplified by his efforts teaching and an edifice for the Lord.