BISHOP H. CURTIS DOUGLAS
Bishop H. Curtis Douglas is the Senior Pastor of Dabar Bethlehem Cathedral in Queens Village, New York, and the Presiding Prelate of Covenant Fellowship Alliance (CFA), formerly, CEFCA. He has served the Lord for more than 45 years and has risen through the ranks, serving in many areas of ministry.
Bishop Douglas is a faithful man, and a proven soldier and officer in the Lord’s army. He is anointed by God to preach and teach the Word of God, and desires to see souls saved and nurtured in the Kingdom of God.
In 1998, he took a step of faith and started Dabar Worship Center in Brooklyn, New York.
In October 2007, Bishop Donald Hilliard II consecrated him to the Bishopric. He serves on the Episcopal Council of the Covenant Ecumenical Fellowship and Cathedral Assemblies (CEFCA) as General Treasurer.
Bishop Douglas also provides leadership, mentorship, and covering for many pastors and churches in the United States, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean.
On October 2, 2010, Dabar Worship Center and Bethlehem Missionary Church were engrafted and Dabar Bethlehem Cathedral (DBC) was birthed with Bishop Douglas as Senior Pastor, and Overseer Stanley and Pastor Lenore Kidd as Pastors Emeriti. DBC is a vibrant church that is dedicated to advancing the Kingdom of God by touching Iives with God's Love, and changing generations with God's Word.
Bishop Douglas is also an accomplished musician, composer, choir director, and worship leader who, like the psalmist David, is anointed to usher in the presence of the Lord. He has helped numerous churches develop their music and worship ministries.
In 2012, after years of putting Scripture to music, Bishop Douglas completed his own project, titled, Scriptures in Song; this worship album features a wide array of anointed selections such as “Captain of War”, “Walk On The Water", and "For My Good".
Bishop Douglas is also very active on the Missions field. He believes that "Missions is the heart of God", and over the last 10 years, has led and released teams to Belize, the Dominican Republic, France, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Ghana, Poland, South Africa, and Uganda.
In Ghana, Bishop Douglas and DBC in partnership with Love Without Walls (NGO), are building a new Malaria Wing to the Children's Hospital in Suhum to help the thousands that do not have adequate health care.
Bishop Douglas can be heard weekly on "Life's Hope" on WMCA radio.
He and his wife Yolanda, have been married since 1988 and have four children: Courtney, Johanna, Rebekah, and Jonathan.
For more information about Bishop H. Curtis Douglas, please visit his website at www.HCurtisDouglas.com.
OVERSEER STANLEY KIDD
Overseer Dr. Stanley M. Kidd is the founding Pastor and Overseer of the former Bethlehem Missionary Church, Inc., located in Queens Village, New York. He was ordained a minister by the National Council of the Assemblies of God Church, Jamaica, W.I. in 1958. Dr. Kidd received an honorary Doctorate degree from Anchor Theological Seminary and Bible Institute in 2001. His ministry is affiliated with Covenant Ministries International, under the leadership of Dr. David T. Demola of Faith Fellowship Ministries International in Sayerville, New Jersey.
Dr. Stanley Kidd accepted Christ as personal Savior and Lord in his native Jamaica at the age of 23. He grew up in the Assemblies of God under the leadership of the late Cyril C. Huckerby. He was an ardent student of the Word of God and he studied diligently under this pastor, where he learned different areas of ministry and served in various churches on the island.
In 1968, Dr. Kidd migrated to the United States, and in 1977, the Lord led him to pioneer Bethlehem Missionary Church, Inc., which began with three individuals in the living room of his own home.
In April 2001, Bethlehem Missionary Church, under Dr. Stanley Kidd's leadership, dedicated a new sanctuary to the Lord. The building was recognized with a special award by the Queens Chamber of Commerce in 2004 with first prize for "Excellence in Design" amongst other religious edifices in Queens.
Dr. Kidd has a deep desire to see souls come to know Jesus as Lord. He has a special heart for missions. From the inception of BMC, he has both lead and sent teams on missionary trips to the Holy Land, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Ghana, Jamaica, Antigua, Nevis, St. Kitts, Grenada, Guyana, Trinidad, and Belize.
Dr. Kidd is known at length as a man of deep moral character and personal and fiscal integrity. He has the heart of a pastor. For many years, Dr. Kidd hosted a monthly Pastoral Fellowship at BMC's facility with other ministers for the purpose of strengthening and encouraging other pastors in the ministry. Dr. Kidd is highly respected by his peers as a man of humility and is known as a "pastor's pastor."
Dr. Stanley Kidd is married to his wife Lenore, who co-pastored with him for many years, and later became the Senior Pastor of Bethlehem Missionary Church. God has blessed this couple with three children and two grandchildren.
REV. LENORE KIDD
Pastor Lenore Kidd served the Lord faithfully from the inception of Bethlehem Missionary Church in 1977. Prior to becoming the Senior Pastor of Bethlehem Missionary Church, she served as co-pastor; fulltime administrator of the church, and minister in charge of the Education Department. She was instrumental in pioneering the Women's Ministry, and served as its president for many years. Under her leadership the women's ministry became a powerful arm of the church and an empowerment tool for the church.
In 2006 under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, Rev. Lenore established a Prayer Ministry that serves both as an invaluable support to the church, and a training tool for believers in teaching them how to pray the "Word of God." She is a mighty woman of God who understands the power of prayer and challenges the church to take their rightful place in the Kingdom.
Rev. Kidd is committed to teaching, preparing, and equipping the saints of God with the tools necessary to discover the call of God on their lives. Operating in faith, unity, and love, she endeavors to see the Gospel reach our entire community, city, nation, and ultimately the world. She has worked effortlessly to see the vision accomplished, as daily she imparted to the members of BMC that same zeal and enthusiasm of sharing the love of Christ with the lost. As a result of her upholding both a spirit of excellence and integrity in ministry, she has catapulted the body of Christ into "deeper depths and higher heights" in God's vision for the church.
Rev. Lenore's many spiritual gifts has opened doors for her to minister the Word of God at conferences and churches in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa, Guyana, and many Islands in the Caribbean. She earned an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies from Vision International University and a B.A. degree in Theology from Anchor Theological Seminary. Rev. Lenore hosts a weekly radio broadcast, "Life's Hope," which airs on WMCA 570 AM.
REV. SANDRA MANNING
Pastor Manning is the Associate Pastor of Dabar Bethlehem Cathedral where she serves under the leadership of Bishop H. Curtis Douglas as head of the Women's Ministry, guiding, mentoring and impacting women with sound Biblical advice. Raised in the church from her youth, she has served in various areas of ministry as youth leader, worship leader, and minister of music.
REV. ALFRED MANNING
Elder Manning, the Senior Elder of Dabar Bethlehem Cathedral, has a special burden for the backslidden and unsaved. With every opportunity he gets, he proclaims to all “You must be born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the Word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.” I Peter 1: 23
REV. YVETTE ALPHONSUS
Elder Alphonsus is a woman with a passion for the Word of God who is anointed to teach and preach with relevance and clarity. Reverend Alphonsus spearheads several ministries including the New Believer's Ministry and the New Members Ministry. Her primary commitment is to instruct, encourage and equip new believers to live the Christian life through the power of the Holy Spirit.
REV. JOAN SCOTT-DIXON
Rev. Dr. Joan Scott-Dixon serves as an Elder at Dabar Bethlehem Cathedral. She is the Director of Missions and has travelled to various countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, the Caribbean, South America, and England. Elder Scott-Dixon is the Dean of Bethlehem Missionary Church Bible School, a member of the Finance Committee and is the church's administrator. She has a Ph.D. in Clinical Christian Counseling and is able to address general counseling issues including but not limited to, Integrated Marriage and Family Therapy, Crisis and Abuse Therapy, Child and Adolescent, Death and grief, Substance Abuse, Marriage and Family Counseling.
REV. CLINTON STEADMAN
Elder Steadman served for the past 22 years under the leadership of Rev. Stanley and Rev. Lenore Kidd at Bethlehem Missionary Church as the minister-in-charge of the Men’s Department, Prison Ministry, Pastor’s Aid Committee and Ushers Ministry. He has a passion for missions and has traveled to England, Central America, South America, Jamaica, and Guyana teaching and preaching the word of God. He is known as the “bridge builder” and gives all to the glory of God.
REV. NEKIA OWEN MORGAN
Rev. Nekia Owen Morgan is the Youth Pastor of the Anointed Redeemed Mighty Youth, (A.R.M.Y.) at Dabar Bethlehem Cathedral where he was ordained an Elder by Bishop H. Curtis Douglas, Senior Pastor. Rev. Morgan is a therapist who has a heart for the youth and endeavors to reach them in both his spiritual and secular roles. His style of preaching and teaching has allowed him to minister to the youth throughout the tri-state area and beyond. Most importantly, of all his accomplishments, he is a student and servant of The Lord Jesus Christ.
REV. BERNARD R. FORTE
Born to Christian parents, Bernard R. Forte was raised in church and baptized before migrating to New York. He successively served two churches in Brooklyn for twenty eight years, in various capacities including associate pastor, before arriving at DBC. Ordained in 1999, Reverend Forte was elevated to the office of Elder, where he now faithfully serves under the leadership of Bishop H. Curtis Douglas, overseeing CPR, Congregational Care, Senior’s, Health, Events Teams and Locker Room (Men’s) Ministries. His greatest desire is that of “advancing the Kingdom Agenda.”