J700

Commending The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. upon the occasion of celebrating his Sixth Anniversary as Pastor

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J700


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr.
upon the occasion of celebrating his Sixth Anniversary as Pastor of
Calvary Baptist Church of Red Hook

WHEREAS, The character and richness of religious and community life in
this noble Empire State is nourished and fulfilled through the faithful
concern and selfless devotion of those who would commit their energies
and purpose to the ministry of others; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to bring full recog-
nition and just tribute to those individuals who distinguish themselves
and the ministry through their unremitting commitment and preeminence of
service; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend The Reverend
Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. upon the occasion of celebrating his Sixth
Anniversary as Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Red Hook; and
WHEREAS, As the esteemed senior pastor of the historical Calvary
Baptist Church of Red Hook, The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. is a
third generation preacher in his family; and
WHEREAS, On Saturday, September 16, 2006, The Reverend Dr. John A.
Credle, Jr. was called to be the fourth pastor in the sixty-five year
history of the Calvary Baptist Church of Red Hook; in September 2012, he
celebrated his sixth anniversary as the church's Pastor; and
WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. began the ministry of
preaching the gospel on Sunday, September 8, 1996, under the tutelage of
Reverend Dr. Spurgeon E. Crayton, Senior Pastor of the Mount Ollie
Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, On November 22, 1998, The Eastern Baptist Association of New
York ordained Reverend Credle to gospel ministry; he had began his first
pastoral assignment in February of 1997; in June 1999, the True Deliver-
ance Church he founded as a mission was officially established as a
church; and
WHEREAS, Prior to his full time engagement in the ministry, The Rever-
end Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. was employed by the New York City Department
of Education and by the Federal Aviation Administration; and
WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. attended Fisk University
in Nashville, Tennessee; he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree
in Law and Paralegal Studies from the City University of New York; and
WHEREAS, Currently, The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. is in gradu-
ate school at the Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University in New
York City, where he is a Master of Divinity Candidate for the year of
2013; and
WHEREAS, In addition, The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. intends to
obtain his Doctorate of Ministry degree; he has also completed clinical
pastoral education at the Jewish Theological Seminary and holds two
certificates of completion from accredited Bible schools; and
WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. grew up in the Browns-
ville section of Brooklyn, New York; he is married to Cheron Diedra
Credle; together they are the proud and loving parents of four children,
Joshua Prince, Jordan Grace, Victory Johanna and Zoe Sonia; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when a person
of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our attention it is
appropriate to publicly and jubilantly proclaim and commend that indi-
vidual for the edification of others; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr. upon the occasion of cele-
brating his Sixth Anniversary as Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Red
Hook; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to The Reverend Dr. John A. Credle, Jr.

actions

  • 01 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / Mar / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / Mar / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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