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St. Timothy celebrates new pastor during Installation Services

St. Timothy Community Church located at 1600 W. 25th Ave. in Gary, will celebrate the installation of Rev. Dr. Rameen M. Jackson as senior pastor on March 31 at 3:30 p.m.

Rev. Dr. Rameen M. Jackson

The afternoon of worship and fellowship will feature guest choirs and ministers Rev. Dr. Thomasina Reid, senior pastor of Union Baptist Church of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Rev. Dr. William Smith, senior pastor of Second Missionary Baptist Church of Kokomo, Indiana.

Rev. Jackson began his ministry assignment at St. Timothy on October 1, 2018. Prior to that, he served seven years as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Logan Park in Norfolk, Virginia.

A native of Long Island, New York, he attended the Riverhead Schools and graduated with his Regents Diploma. Dr. Jackson furthered his education by attending the SUNY Old Westbury University in Westbury, New York and completed his B.A. Degree in Industrial Labor and Relations. After accepting his call into ministry, he decided to further his theological studies at New Brunswick Theological Seminary completing a Master of Divinity degree and then completed his Doctoral Studies in Ministry at Virginia Union University Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology, graduating in May of 2017.

He has demonstrated over the years faithful service in working with youth, mentoring young men, helping the poor and giving back to the community. He uses his gifts in preaching, teaching, singing, worship and praise leader, song writer and a musician all to the Glory of God.

For more information regarding the installation services, contact the church at 219-977-0079 or visit the website at

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