Rev. Michael D. Jenkins
Rev. Michael Dwayne Jenkins, Pastor
The senior pastor at Epworth United Methodist. He is an on-fire charismatic servant of God who loves the Lord, loves people and especially loves youth. Formally a youth minister/deacon at Jesus Saves' Ministries urban ministry in Bridgeport Connecticut. He was also the coordinator of lower Fairfield County and the Greater Bridgeport area for the Youth Network Ministries. He has completed several training classes which prepared him for the work of the ministry; before completing ministerial training.
Pastor Mike’s education background includes studies at North Carolina Agricultural Technical School in Business Administration, currently enrolled at Grand Canyon University Bachelor of Science Psychology online courses. A two-year certificate in religious studies from Tabernacle Bible Institute in White Plains N.Y; Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies, Master of Science in Theology and Doctor of Theology from in His Excellence Seminary, these were certificate programs in Bridgeport CT. He is also a certified pastoral counselor through Saint Francis academy Hartford CT. Certified Chaplain in the state of CT through the Danbury Chaplaincy program and a certified Chaplain at Danbury hospital. A loving father and son. His favorite scripture is found in Matthew 6:33 “But seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.”
Hobbies- Bike riding, exercising, playing pool and collecting money from different countries.
Favorite sports team- New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Steelers
Currently living in New York
Youth pastor for 11 years.
Senior pastor for 7 years.
Program and plans for education- Plan to graduate and attend Drew University to receive his masters of divinity. Pursing full elder’s orders in the United Methodist Church is his next step.