New Destiny Center Church Leadership
New Destiny Center Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Vernon Walker Jr
Pastor Vernon Walker Jr is a native Detroiter, who loves God, His family and God’s people.
The attributes that best describe Pastor Walker as a pastor are strong preaching, leadership development and counseling. As the founder of New Destiny Center Church he has a burning desire to lead where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. Pastor Walker takes worship and preaching very seriously, spending time focused on Bible study and training.
He was formally educated at William Tyndale College where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and is currently preparing to continue his educational journey to obtain his Masters of Divinity.
He has served as Lead Elder and trainer, teaching Elder’s, Minister’s and Missionary’s to become sons and daughters through servanthood under the leadership of Dr. Sean and Lady Angela Jarrett of the Ekklesia Global Ministries C.O.G.I.C. He also sat as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for this same ministry for 17 1/2 years. As well as the Vice President of P.L.A.Y. (Pontiac League of Athletic Youth), a non-profit organization to empower youth through sports activities for 3 years.
Pastor Walker currently sits as President and founder of TLC Consulting Specialist LLC, where lives are being changed through real estate ownership and financial literacy.
Since his call to ministry nearly 30 years ago, his powerful teaching and preaching of God’s word has helped to transform thousands of lives and brought countless souls to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.
Pastor Walker’s ministry focuses on Destiny and helping individuals become everything God has called them to become. To broaden this endeavor, he founded the New Destiny Center Church in 2016 to reach people through the word, worship, and aiding them in discovering purpose.
He is a loving and dedicated husband, father and grandfather to his wife, Yolonda, who works along with him, their 4 children, Alexander, Natasha, Jocelyn and Bethany and their grandchildren, Maurice, Kristen, Nathaniel, Alexander Jr. and Wade Jr.
Lady Yolonda Walker
Elect Lady & Business Administrator
Min. Melissa Washington Davis
Children's Ministry Leader & New Member Intake
Destiny Kingdom Kids Ages 5-12