"I Want To Be Ready", (Part#2) Matt.24:36-51,Pastor Dr. Andre H. Owens


Dr. Andre' H. Owens is the Senior Minister of the St. Phillips Baptist Church,Washington, D.C. where he has been since 1977. A native Washingtonian, Dr. Owens retired after 31 years as a teacher, counselor, Vice Principal, and Principal in the D.C. Public School System. His next employment soon followed and after tenyears, he recently retired as a Music Supervisor Specialist for the Prince Georges Public School System, Maryland. He has earned degrees from Howard University and a Doctorate from the University of Maryland. Advanced graduate-level studies have been completed at American University, Trinity College, and Howard University School of Divinity, all in Washington, D.C.

A preacher who is in frequent demand, Dr. Owens has taught Christian Education classes throughout the nation and Southeast Asia. Among numerous positions he holds includes:

* Department Administrator for the Theology Division, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. where he establishes policy and procedures for the National Study of Christian Theology.

* Past President, National Baptist Congress of Christian Education Faculty, an Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. with more than 580 members.

* Board Member, National Baptist Congress of Christian Education, NBC, USA, Inc.

* Former General Secretary, National Baptist State Convention

* Past Chaplain, D.C. Federation of Civic Associations

* Listed in "Who's Who Among Prominent African American Urban Ministers"

* The first black male appointed as Orchestra Supervisor for Middle Schools

* in Prince George's County by the Music Educator's National Conference, 2005. Appointed to the first D.C. Chapter, Black Clergy HIV/AIDS Awareness

Team, 2009.

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