Our Ministry Team

Rev. Dr. Gay L Byron Stated Supply Pastor

The Rev. Dr. Gay L. Byron is serving as the Stated Supply Pastor at Northminster. She is also Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, DC. Dr. Byron is the author of Symbolic Blackness and Ethnic Difference in Early Christian Literature (Routledge Press) and co-editor of Womanist Interpretations of the Bible: Expanding the Discourse (SBL Press). Her essays and articles are included in publications such as True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary, the Women’s Bible Commentary, Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary, Teaching Theology and Religion, Biblical Interpretation, and the Presbyterian Outlook. She preaches and leads workshops on topics dealing with race, ethnicity, and the Bible; African American and womanist hermeneutics; Ethiopic manuscripts; and early Ethiopian Christianity. She was ordained in the New York City Presbytery and has pastored a church in the Bronx, NY. She holds degrees from Florida State University (B.S.), Clark Atlanta University (M.B.A.), and Union Theological Seminary in New York City (M.Div. and Ph.D.).

Minji Kim, Music Director

Minji Kim, a native of South Korea, is currently pursuing a doc” photoshop:LayerText=”Minji Kim, a native of South Korea, is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in choral conducting at the University of Maryland. Prior to joining Northminster Presbyterian Church, she served as a scholarship singer at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lubbock, Texas as well as teaching choirs as a graduate conductor at Texas Tech University. While she was pursuing the masterΓÇÖs degree in choral conducting at the Ohio State University, she served as an interim choir director at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus and an assistant conductor for the Columbus International ChildrenΓÇÖs Choir in Ohio. At the University of Maryland, she currently teaches the University Chorale. She has also participated in many masterclasses including the conducting fellow experience with the Yale School of MusicΓÇÖs Norfolk Chamber Choir

Brandon Boyd Greene ,
Minister of Spiritual Formation

Reverend Brandon Boyd Greene is a dynamic, gifted and anointed messenger of the saving Gospel of Jesus Christ. Reverend Greene began publicly preaching at the early age of 13 years old. He was formally licensed into the Gospel ministry on February 3, 2008. His passion for, and excellence in preaching and serving all of Gods people, motivated Reverend Greene to continue his education at Ferrum College, in Ferrum Virginia earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Political Science. He continued his education journey at Thee Howard University School of Divinity. While a student at Howard, he was awarded numerous awards, honors and fellowships. Reverend Greene credits his time and matriculation at Howard as his most impactful and transformative years in ministry. During his final year as a student, he served as the esteemed Evans E. Crawford Graduate Assistant to Rev. Dr. Bernard Richardson, Dean of the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel at Howard University. One of Reverend Greene’s favorite scriptures is Micah 6:8 “He hath showed thee, O man, what is good, and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy and to walk humbly with thy God.” Reverend Greene represents the fourth generation of Baptist preachers in his family. Reverend Greene is excited for the opportunity to serve God and country. Serving all humankind in the United States Armed Forces would be an honor of a lifetime. He is the loving son of Deacon Charles Wilson and Deaconess Glenda Victoria Greene of Charles City County, Virginia. He has one older brother, Charles Greene, Jr. Brandon enjoys riding roller coasters, journaling, camping and cooking on the grill.

Anne Pillay, Office Administrator



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