Our Associate Pastor
Pastor Duddley Francois was born of Haitian parents in East Orange, New Jersey. He grew up in the Adventist Church and quickly became a part of Youth Ministries at an early age. Pastor Francois is a graduate of Washington Adventist University (formerly known as Columbia Union College) with a B.A. in Theology with a concentration in Pastoral Ministry. He served as Chaplain of the Black Student Union as well as the Spiritual Life Coordinator for the campus.
Known for his dynamic preaching, Pastor Francois has been blessed with the opportunity of speaking at several youth related programs over the past 10 years; preaching in over 12 states around the country as well as overseas. By the grace of God, Pastor Francois has baptized over 500 souls for the Kingdom of God and continues to try to be obedient to God’s call.
He has served under the Northeastern Conference Pathfinder Federation as Chaplain of the Franco-Haitian area as well as their conference Associate Drilling & Marching Coordinator in 2006. He is also the co-founder of the Bible Unplugged Vesper Series (a vibrant, practical program on Fridays) for youth and young adults, since 2007.
He has a passion for soul winning, communications and youth ministry. His hobbies include: graphic design, swimming, reading and watching sports.
He is happily married to his wife Gina, and together they have one son named Pierce Joseph.