Our Team

Board of Directors

Reverend Edward-Richard Hinds, President

Rev. Edward-Richard Hinds is an Ordained Minister and has been in ministry for 26 years. He currently serves as the Youth Pastor, Choir, and Worship Leader at The Rugby Deliverance Tabernacle, Brooklyn NY. He also serves the Brooklyn community in the capacity as Secretary for the 67th Precinct Clergy Council, “The GodSquad”, and sits on the Community Advisory Board for the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. Rev. Hinds is a past student of the Bethel Bible College of the Caribbean where he received his Bachelor in Theology with a minor in Counselling. He continued his studies to the graduate level where he read for his ...
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Bishop Eric D. Garnes, D.Min. MPS 1st Vice-President

Bishop Eric D. Garnes, 1st Vice-President

Bishop Garnes is a Licensed Funeral Director in the State of New York and a Certified Bereavement Counselor. He works with his family as Manager, Executive Board Member, and Corporate Secretary/Treasurer of their family business, Frank R. Bell Funeral Home, Inc. They employ 28+ staff personnel and intern more than 600 persons annually. Bishop is also a Certified Executive Leadership John Maxwell Life Coach.  Bishop Garnes is a Clergy Liaison for the New York Police Department 67th Precinct and has the privilege to maintain the office of 1st Vice President for 67th Precinct Clergy Council. As an advocate for education, Bishop Garnes holds a Bachelor ...
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Bishop R.C. Hugh Nelson, D.Min. 2nd Vice-President

Bishop R.C. Hugh Nelson, 2nd Vice-President

Bishop Dr. R. C. Hugh Nelson is a man of God committed to a ministry of restoration that reaches beyond the sanctuary, to uplift those most in need.  He was born on the beautiful island of Jamaica, the third of five children to the late Rev. Vernon N. Nelson and Eva Nelson.  He migrated to London, England as a young adult and pursued undergraduate studies in Theology at the European Bible Seminary in Rudersburg, Germany and Biblical Archaeological studies in Jerusalem, Israel.  He later earned a Masters in Divinity degree at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, Tennessee, a Masters degree in Nonprofit Executive Leadership ...
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Reverend Charles O. Galbreath M.Div, Th.M Treasurer

Reverend Charles O. Galbreath, Treasurer

The Reverend Charles O. Galbreath, affectionately known as Pastor Charles, serves as the Senior Pastor of Clarendon Road Church (CRC) in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to his responsibilities at CRC, Pastor Charles also has the privilege of serving as the Associate Dean and Partnering Professor at Alliance Theological Seminary in New York City. In 2017, he was elected to the Board of Directors for the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination. Pastor Charles currently serves on New York City Mayor’s Sector Advisory Council for COVID-19, Brooklyn Community Board 17, the SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s Community Advisory Board, he is the treasurer of the 67th Precinct ...
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Pastor Louisette Florexille, Secretary

Pastor Louisette Florexille, founder of Now for Christ a non profit organization whose mission is to minister the gospel of Jesus Christ. Founder of Now for Christ a non profit organization whose mission is to minister the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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Pastor Louis Straker Jr., Ex-Officio

I never thought I’d be a Pastor… I was studying TV and Radio Production @ Brooklyn College when I realized that God had blessed me with the talent to produce music. So, like most aspiring musicians, I hit the studio scene in New York. One connection led to another and I soon found myself in the studio with artists like Diddy and Wu-Tang. I watched their every move. I soon learned my way around a mixing console and was creatin’ body-movin’, head-noddin’ beats. But something just didn’t feel right. The Spirit was speaking to me; letting me know that my purpose wasn’t to create music ...
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Pastor Gilford T. Monrose, President

Pastor Gilford T. Monrose, Founder

Pastor Gilford T. Monrose is a visionary leader and community advocate who dedicates his time, experience, skills and talents to serving humanity and building bridges between people of all diversities.  A proud native of the United States Virgin Islands, he relocated to New York in 1999 to pursue his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology and Bible Studies at Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary. Pastor Gil always had a passion to serve the church, especially young people. He functioned as Youth Director for five years, developing programs for young people at the now historic Mt. Zion Church of God 7th Day in East Flatbush, ...
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Staff Leadership

VP of Human Resources, Marcia Decaille: [email protected] 

Operations Manager, Gizan Denoon: [email protected]

Data Analyst & Program Support, Kiera Cummings: [email protected] 

Youth Programs Director, Ezra Pean: [email protected]

Special Projects Coordinator,  Morgan Shanske: [email protected]

Clergy Outreach Lead, James Osei-kofi: [email protected]

Family Outreach Specialist, Natasha Christopher: [email protected] 

Administrative Assistant, Renee Octave [email protected]

Partners Against The Hate (PATH) Program Coordinator, Michelle-Curtis Bailey: [email protected] 

Community Engagement Liaison, Tyron Stearns: [email protected]

Re-Entry Program Director, Rashaan Brown: [email protected]

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