BISHOP J. LOUIS FELTON, Senior Pastor and Servant Leader, has invested over half a century in the Gospel Ministry. Bishop Felton serves the Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ, founded by the Bishop Ernest C. Morris, Sr., the presiding prelate of the Koinonia PA Jurisdiction. Mt. Airy is located at 6401 Ogontz Avenue in Philadelphia, PA., 19126.
Through the ministry of Servant Leadership of Bishop Felton, over 2,000 souls have received the Kingdom. Bishop Felton was appointed as Pastor of Mt Airy in 2010 and has led the congregation to invest over $1,000,000 in capital improvements and ministry development. The Mt. Airy Congregation now has services broadcast on The Word Network, Livestreaming as well as local television broadcasts. The Sunday morning 10:45 am worship is broadcast live for one hour on AM Radio Station WNAP, webcast on (gospelhighwayeleven.com). Each week, Bishop Felton leads an early morning prayer via conference call at 5:00 am and 5:30 am on Thursdays (5:00am Prayer 1-641-715-0861 Access Code 1045587#; 5:30am Prayer 1-605-475-6720 Access Code 995334#).
Bishop Felton serves the community as the Philadelphia NAACP First Vice-President and chair of the Religious Affairs Committee; and Second Vice President of the Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity. Bishop Felton was the Noon Day Speaker at the reknown Hampton Minister’s Conference in June of 2013, and the Keynote Speaker for the 105th Annual Holy Convocation of the Church of God in Christ on Sunday, November 12, 2012, for the Episcopal Consecration of Bishops and Communion Service.
Bishop Felton and the Mt. Airy church family successfully hosted the National Men Perfecting Men Conference, May 3-5, 2017. Mt. Airy celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2016 with a Souvenir Journal, a Pictorial Membership Directory, The Trumpet of Jubilee Newsletter and a Golden Jubilee Banquet.
In July of 2013, at the National Auxiliaries In Ministry Convention, Bishop Felton was appointed Director of Men’s Ministry & Homiletics for the Int’l Sunday School Department of the Church of God in Christ.
From 1991-2010, Dr. Felton served as Senior Pastor of The Galilee Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan. successfully completing construction of a new facility in December, 2004, valued at over $5,000,000 and owning all 4 corners of the intersection where the congregation worships.
As President of the North Side Ministerial Alliance, he was instrumental in obtaining a $180,000 grant fromELCA for the founding of ERRACE (Eradicating Racism and Claiming/Celebrating Equality); also the recipient of a $3 million dollar grant from the Compassion Capital Fund of the Faith Based Initiative of the Federal Government in 2004-2006. Dr. Felton is also the co-founder of ISAAC (Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy and Action in the Community).
Bishop Felton is an alumnus of Western Michigan University and attended McCormick Theological Seminary, Western Theological Seminary and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, receiving the Doctorate of Divinity (Honorary) from the St. Thomas Christian College in April of 2004.
Bishop Felton is married to First Lady, Evangelist Priscilla E. Felton who also works diligently in the church and community. Dr. Felton and First Lady Felton are the blessed parents of two children and five grandchildren.
TO GOD BE THE GLORY!