Rev. Keen Newsome Sr.
Pastor Newsome is a native of Brooklyn, NY. He holds an Associates's Degree in Software Development from ITT. He has also studied Video Production as well as Audio Production at The Art Institute of Washington.
The Reverend Keen Newsome Sr. is an Ordained Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A.M.E. Zion). His journey in ministry began in 2003 at the Varick Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church (Brooklyn, NY). Since then Rev. Newsome has held several positions such as Youth Minister, Young Adult Minister, Children's Church Worship Leader & Teacher, Advisor to Youth, and several other positions. "Rev" as many of the Youth and Young Adults affectionately call him; has mentored numerous Young Men and Women to a stronger Spiritual, Mental, Physical, and Practical path through the guidance of God's Holy Word.
Pastor Newsome is married to the amazing Janet Newsome (USN Veteran). Together they have three phenomenal Children: Faith, Gabrielle, and Keen jr.
Coupled with a ministry, Rev. Newsome is also known for his creative art abilities. He currently holds the position of Lead Photographer for the Philadelphia/Baltimore Conference. He also has held this position for the District and Local church. He has written and won awards for Poetry, Plays, and songs. He continues to pursue opportunities to expand his knowledge and portfolio with the gifts and graces God has provided.