With Everything Going On with the Corona Virus Keep the Faith
HEBREWS 13:5 For Hath said : I will Never Leave Thee, Nor Fore sake thee", ASV,,,, For God said. I will never leave you, and I will never Forsake you.
DEUTERONOMY 31:6 Be Strong & Courageous Do Not Be Afraid or Terrified Because Of them, for the Lord Your God goes with you. He Will Never Leave,
The Rev Dr. Freddie Howard
Pastor Freddie Louis Howard was born on May 7, 1945 to the late Sis Laura and Bro. Gustav Howard Sr.
Pastor Howard attended Woodland School in Laplace, La. during his elementary school years.
On October, 1954, Pastor Howard was baptized at Mount Calvary Baptist church in Laplace, Louisiana by the late Rev. Thomas Robinson.
Pastor Howard finished his secondary education at fifth ward high school in reserve Louisiana.
It was during his high school years that he decide to follow in his fathers footsteps and become a cement finisher. He went on to become self employed and well established in his own business.
Pastor Howard married Sherry Madere Howard on July 10, 1986. He is the father of six children and step-father of two.
It was shortly after his marriage to Sis Howard that he decided to become a member of St. Mathew Baptist Church in New Sarpy, La. under the leadership of Rev. Fred T. Porter.
While at St. Matthew, he was appointed to the deacon board, was president of the budget committee and served as church treasurer.
Pastor Howard decided to further his christian education, so in 1988, he enrolled at christian bible college in kenner la.
In 1990 while at Christian bible college, the Lord called him to join the gospel ministry and he was licensed to preach by the Rev. Fred Porter & the St. Matthew B. C. Family.When his former Pastor, Rev Haskell Williams, became ill he called Pastor Howard to assist him with his Ministry.
The True Friendship Missionary Baptist and Education Association ordained Pastor Howard on May 24, 1996 at St. Matthew Baptist Church, in New Sarpy, La. under the leadership of Fred T. Porter. The True Friendship Missionary Baptist and Education Association installed Pastor Howard as Pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church on June 7, 1996 after Rev, Haskell Williams was called home to his Eternal Rest.
Pastor Howard has been Praying . Teaching, Preaching, Baptizing, and Marrying for the Lord.
Pastor Howard has been diligently working with the Church brothers and sisters to improve and beautify the church.
Through the wise and Caring Vision of Pastor Howard, Mount Calvary purchased a Church Van and started the renovation of our Multi-purpose Building.
On Sunday, June 1, 2003 by Gods Wonderful grace, our Multi purpose building became a reality and was blessed and dedicated back to the Lord.
We are now using our Multi Purpose building as our place of worship until we build our new edifice,
This time the Lord saw fit to give Pastor Howard two Wise and Caring Visions, One was to add on to our existing Multi purpose building, to be used as a Fellowship Hall, classes and various things. This vision is now a Reality.
The next vision was to purchase four acres of land for our new edifice, this vision became a reality on May 31, 2007.
We are truly blessed that God saw fit to send us a shepherd with a vision that's willing to warn the people.
Pastor Howard keep doing the will of God and surly you will be used by Him and receive your just reward.
Pastor Recieved his :
1. Certificate of Credit in 1989
2. Third Year Diploma in Theology in 1990
3. Bachelor of Theology Degree in 1991
4.Master of Theology Degree in 1992
5. Graduate Specialist in Theology in 1993
6. Doctoral Degree on June 7, 1999 from the A.P. Clay Christian Theological College