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HUBERT A. WILKIE

Senior Pastor

Pastor Hubert A Wilkie, an ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is a native of the Beautiful Island of Jamaica. He is a graduate of Northern Caribbean University (formerly West Indies College) with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology. He is also a graduate of Andrews University SDA Theological Seminary in Berrien Springs, MI, where he earned the Master of Divinity Degree and is currently pursuing the Doctor of Ministry Degree with an emphasis in Family Ministries.

Pastor Wilkie is a compassionate and visionary pastor who is known to care deeply for his members. He has served as Youth, Associate and Senior Pastor in the East Jamaica Conference, the Greater New York Conference and now the Florida Conference. In his twenty-three years of pastoral leadership, Pastor Wilkie has constructed and renovated churches, baptized over 1000 persons, and has served on numerous denominational and community boards.

Known to challenge the mind and inspire the heart, Pastor Wilkie is a much sought after speaker for worship services, conferences and revivals. His passion for and excellence in preaching and teaching has afforded him the opportunity to travel extensively preaching the gospel, training church leaders and participating in Youth Development and Family Enrichment activities. His leadership has influenced several ministry initiatives within the church and community. In 2000 he was the recipient of the East Jamaica Conference award for Outstanding Achievement in Evangelism, in 2001 he received the East Jamaica Conference award for Excellence in Pastoral Ministry, and in 2016 he received the Greater New York Conference award for English Ministries Pastor of the year.

Pastor Wilkie is an avid reader, soccer enthusiast, domino player and aspiring chef. He is happily married to the former Ester Marston, who is a Registered Nurse. She, along with their two children, Daniel and Abigail are the greatest joy of his life.




KEVIN A. McKOY

Associate Pastor

Kevin, a native of Jamaica, considers himself a lifelong discerner, faithfully seeking to deepen his imagination of God, to grow in God’s grace, and to follow God’s will for his life. As a child, he was shaped by his mother’s work ethic and his grandmother's faith before coming to faith himself.

Kevin’s passion is to nurture God’s people and to proclaim the Everlasting Gospel of the Kingdom of God toward the end of reconciling all creation to and in God. He roots his life and ministry in love, mercy, and justice.

Kevin earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion with a concentration in Pastoral Ministry from Northern Caribbean University and a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Theology from Yale University. He is married to Sheriece Bailey.