Chester F. Brown, III
Pastor tributes his love for the church and values from being raised in spiritual environment to his parents, Mother Ora Lee Brown and the late Chester F. Brown, Jr. In July 1993, at the age of 16, Elder Brown was called into the ministry. Shortly afterwards, he was licensed under the leadership of Dr. Harold Peterson ,Presiding Elder of the Jacksonville/Orlando District of the C.M.E. Church. Later, he joined the Mount Moriah First Missionary Baptist Church in Quincy, Florida under the leadership of Reverend Delwynn Williams. He held the appointment of Pastor of Youth Ministries and Pastor of Evangelism. In December 1995, he was appointed Assistant Minister of Music. After more than 21 years in ministry, Pastor Brown continues to be a leading voice of innovation, inspiration, and influence in Christendom today.
In support of Pastor Brown’s vision, his wife, Lady Yolanda Staten Brown has blessed numerous lives through the Women of Excellence Ministry and the Black Christian Women Rock ® movement by working tirelessly in covenant with her husband to further the gospel ministry. Pastor and Lady Yolanda are rearing their sons: Tyler, Kohl and Chester, IV in the fear and admonition of the Lord. As a complete family ministry, the Brown’s have shown many families how to live successful Godly lives.
Pastor Brown’s commitment to the community is evident by his appointment to the Presbytery, ExecutiveBoard, and Chairman of the Board of Education of the Old West Florida PrimitiveBaptist Association. Also, he serves on the board of the Minority Network Campaign and Coordinator of the Faith Based Initiative for the Florida Department of Health. In 2013, elected Bible Expositor for the Florida State Primitive Baptist Convention.