Emanuel Missionary Baptist church members recently celebrated the installation of their new pastor Pastor, Darriel D. Brown, Jr. Brown a Bartow, Florida native, publicly acknowledged his call to the ministry at the age 18. Brown attained degrees from Florida A & M University and Dallas Theological Seminary. During the emotional installation deacons of the church laid hands on their new pastor in prayer as they united in prayer for his success.
Rev. Brown and his family relocated to Jacksonville, Florida in 2021. He preached his first sermon as pastor on February 5, 2023.L-R: Chair of Deacons Wilbert Wingard, Pastor Darriel Brown and wife Courtney Brown and Mother of the Church Rosa Griffin.