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Pastor Jeffrey Williams has been in fellowship with Love Gospel Assembly since 1992 and has been on staff at LGA for over 19 years. In the Fall of 2020 he was elevated to Senior Pastor of Love Gospel Assembly. Through the years he has served and led many ministries including, Building Manager, Overseer of the Prayer and Communication Ministry, Instructor at Antioch School of Urban Ministry Instructor, Altar Counselors, Altar Worker, Discipleship Instructor, Care Services Director and Love Kitchen. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the College of New Rochelle and an Associates Degree in Biblical Studies from Antioch School of Urban Ministry. Pastor Jeffrey is married to Carmen Williams and he has one son and daughter, two step-daughters and 12 grandchildren.
Pastor Rochelle “Chelli” Jackson has been a member of Love Gospel Assembly for 33 years. Having been saved at age 9 where her grandfather pastored her home church (Antioch Baptist Church, North Hills, PA), Chelli came to Love Gospel Assembly in 1987 and served under the tutelage of Bishop Gerald J. Kaufman and Bishop Ronald L. Bailey respectively.
Pastor Chelli, a certified Life Coach, holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from Alliance Graduate School of Counseling, an Associates in Biblical Studies from Antioch School of Urban Ministry, and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences. Previously at LGA, she has served as the director of both Children and Adult Choirs, a Teens Leader, a Worship Leader, an Antioch Instructor, a Discipleship Teacher, A Sunday School Teacher, and a producer/overseer of many special projects and presentations.
One of the greatest desires of Pastor Chelli’s heart is to see the Family of God grow in acceptance and grace, where people can truly be free in Christ. Currently, she serves on LGA’s staff as Pastor of Administration and Assistant to Pastor David Martin and LGA’s Worship Ministries. She is the very proud parent of 1 daughter and 3 sons. She enjoys music and playing musical instruments, gardening, and spending time with her young adult children and “Coffee Bean” – the family’s beloved dog.
Pastor David was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico but was raised in the Bronx. He is married to Cassie his wife of 45 years and has two sons, Darius and Jesse and four grand-daughters and a grand-son. He was raised along with his two brothers by his single parent mother where church life played a major role in his life.
Pastor David has served the Lord for over 49 years and has been a member of Love Gospel Assembly for over 44 years where he has served in various capacities of ministry, among these: Superintendent and teacher of Discipleship and Sunday School, Coffee House ministry, Temple Workers Ministry and for the past 14 years the Director of the Mission’s Ministry. He along with his wife have been active members of Barnabas Ministries a Mission’s ministry based in Florida where they have served in Guatemala, Lima, Peru, Mexico City, and San Salvador. He along with his wife also oversee the Marriage 180 ministry that serves couples and uncoupled and The Young Adult Ministry for singles.
Pastor David holds an Associate degree in Aerospace Technology, a certificate from Perspectives in World Mission’s, a Bachelors in Biblical Studies from Logos Bible School and a Masters in Professional Studies from Alliance Theological Seminary.
Before retiring 6 years ago David worked for United Parcel Service for over 38 years. He now, alongside with his wife and a team of ministers joyfully serve in their local assembly.
Bishop Ronald L. Bailey, D. Min, is the Overseer of Love Gospel Assembly. Bishop Bailey was ordained in 1987 by the Late Bishop Gerald J. Kaufman, Founder of Love Gospel Assembly. Bishop Bailey has a B.A. in Theological Studies, M.A. in Theology from Evangelical Theological Seminary, D. Min. from United Theological Seminary in conjunction with Robert Schuller’s School for Preaching (FUQUA School of Communication). Formerly, Bishop Bailey sat on the Board of Directors of the Urban Youth Alliance Inc., The Steering Committee for The Bronx National Day of Prayer and the Board of Directors for Concerts of Prayer, Greater New York. The vision of Love Gospel Assembly continues as it stands on a solid foundation of ministry to the poor and inner city that was clearly articulated and demonstrated by the Late Bishop Kaufman. Bishop Bailey has been married to Lady Dorothy Bailey for 52 years since April 27, 1968. They have three children and six grandchildren.