Reverend Anita J. P.
Pastor - Anita J.P.


Anita has served as a youth pastor at First Assembly of God on Jones Avenue. She has served as an Associate Minister and youth Pastor for Jesus the Christ Church on Watkins Terrace. And she taught Sunday school for Morning Glory Christian Fellowship where she was ordained by Bishop Clay and Bishop James Barley.
Our Pastor has traveled to Jerusalem, Israel , for six years straight as a missionary where she was mentored under the late Antony Simon (Former Pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church). In 2017, what would have been Anita's 7th year in Israel, Anita was led by the Lord to rest from her works in Israel, in that same year, Anita's mentor Antony Simon, was killed in Iraq, while on a missionary trip. 
Pastor attended and graduated from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity, School, Thurman / King School 3 year certificate program. Additionally, She has attended Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis for 7 years,  studying Nursing and Writing in the mid 90's. She is also trained and certified with Evangelism Explosion. She graduated from a local Nursing school in 1999.
Anita lives in Rochester, N.Y. and has one Son who lives in Chili. She currently works at a Local Health Care Center. Her hobbies include reading, walking, and caring for homeless animals . She has been known to sneak out early Saturday mornings with her aunt , to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.