Reverend Vanessa M. Wilson, J.D.
Speaking with a prophetic voice, Pastor Wilson is a Holy Spirit led communicator; she possesses the gifts of leadership, teaching, exhortation and administration. She is committed to providing collaborative ministry solutions to vulnerable populations. She currently serves the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference as Chair of the Commission on Religion and Race. The Commission on Religion and Race convenes The Conversation About Race, providing the opportunity for clergy and laity to gain support, information, and education. Pastor Wilson engages in legislative advocacy and is an active Mental Health First Aid Trainer. She also an advocate for women and children and serves as an Ambassador for the Healthy Family Healthy Planet Program. Her area of scholarship in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and she has five ministry interests:
1. Intercultural Understanding;
2. Health/Mental Health/Trauma;
3. Africana Spirituality;
4. Access and equity for women and girls; and
5. The intersection of Race, Religion and Law.
Pastor Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University, a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University Law School and a Masters in Divinity Drew Theological School. She is the mother of two wonderful sons. She is firmly committed to scholarship, stewardship and teamwork.
Lay Member to Annual Conference - Janice Fulmer
Lay Leader - Joy Haines
Church Council Chair - Faith Parrott
Finance Chair - Steve Lynch
Treasurer - Siobhan Thompson
Music Director - Joy Haines
Financial Secretary - Charles Parrott
Membership Secretary - Siobhan Thompson
Trustee Chair - Charles Parrott
Ministry with Young People - DJ Piper
Anson Watson Wilson