J. Alfred Johnson II
Pastor Johnson, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, serves as Director of Adult Ministries (Prison, Personal, and Sabbath School Ministries) for the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
He comes, having previously served as Mid-America Union Conference Executive Secretary, Central States Conference President, Allegheny East Conference Personal, Prison, and Community Services Director, and as Pastor of Congregations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and Kansas -- that have ranged in membership from thirteen to thirteen-hundred.
A 2006 Inductee into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, this exclusive product of Seventh-day Adventist Christian Education is also blessed to minister as a Published Author, Certified Strategic Planning Facilitator, and Certified Pre-Marriage Educator. The year 2016 marks his celebration of forty-three consecutive years in Seventh-day Adventist Ministry/Employment.
A “Facilitator of Movement of our people from Membership to Discipleship”, he lives to share the principles of God’s Kingdom, and news of His Second Coming!
Pastor Johnson is married to Paula I. Freeman Johnson, a global Pastor’s Spouse Advocate and Consultant, who is Founder of the Association of North American Division Regional Conferences Pastors’ Spouses, which she served for twenty-six consecutive years, and is Founder/CEO of “Meaningful Four (4) Ministries” (a Consulting Ministry which responds to the needs of Women, Ministerial Spouses, Couples, and Families). They are parents of four adult children, and grandparents of four. Two sons are Ordained Seventh-day Adventist Pastors; one son is practicing the Call to Ministry. Their daughter, a Pastor’s Spouse, is a Local Conference Communication Director.