Who We Are

A Home For All Souls To Celebrate

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Sacred Fellowship Ministries (SFM) was founded on Sunday, June 1, 2014 in Brooklyn, New York by Rev. Dr. Lynn R. Sexton.  Rev. Lynn accepted the call to embrace the vision that God had given her for ministry. Simultaneously, God provided confirmation and support from those who felt called to step out with her. SFM meetings were held on Sundays and began as ‘house church’ in the homes of those who opened their doors and were led to support the foundation of this new church.

For the first four weeks of June the group focused in on the founding scripture, found in Psalm 127:1 “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain.”  Each week there was teaching and discussion on the Lord’s house and the importance of each room.  Sunday worship meetings included prayer, praise songs, testimony, scripture reading, offering and words of inspiration. 

On June 29, 2014 SFM held their first public service at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center (BCPC), and services were held there until August 2, 2015. On August 9, 2015 SFM held the first service in their new home at 2519 Atlantic Avenue where services and church activity is currently held. 

About Pastor

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Rev. Dr. Lynn is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the third daughter of a Bishop in the Church of God in Christ. She spent many years actively as layministry, Church Clerk, Chairperson of the Women’s Ministry, singer, praise team leader, facilitator of a Couples Ministry and teaching Continuing Education - Leadership classes.  From 1994 until May 2014 Rev. Dr. Lynn served as a member, deacon, minister and reverend, in other ministries.  She received a Doctorate in Parish Ministry in May, 2014 and a Masters in Divinity in May 2008 from New York Theological Seminary.  After embracing her God–given vision for ministry she returned to her community and founded Sacred Fellowship Ministries.

Rev. Dr. Lynn’s retired after 34 years of Federal and City of New York City service. She is currently in a long-term committed relationship, a mother of six children and grandmother of eight+.

Our Mission

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 Sacred Fellowship Ministries (SFM) exists to provide an inter-spiritual Christian worship experience that will facilitate healing and the celebration of life through love, social justice advocacy and service to all.  We are committed to the affirmation of all people, inclusive of sexual orientation, religious affiliation and cultural, racial and gender identities. 


Vision Statement

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 Sacred Fellowship Ministries envisions that healing and the celebration of life will be achieved through love, social justice advocacy and ministries of service, as follows: 

Sunday Worship Service
Outreach Ministry

Sacred Text Study Group

Youth Ministry

Pastoral Care Ministry

Pantry Ministry

Elders/Senior Ministry

Arts Ministry
Education – Financial, Economic, Intern
Supportive Services -LGBTQ, Parental, NA, Bereavement,

Transition and Job Readiness

Reverends

Laura F. Adams

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Keith Holder

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Angela J. Wright

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C. Alicia Heath-Toby

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Wesley Curtis

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Ministers

Deborah McKeever

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Sam Sanders

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Denise Pilgrim

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Deacons

Kim Pinkney

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Victoria Taylor

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What We Believe

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  • We believe in the Triune God, eternally existent in God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit. 
  • We believe that the Bible is an inspired Word of God. We also believe that the inspiration of God was revealed and expressed in other sacred text and continues to be revealed to the servants of today. ​
  • We believe that the Spirit of the Lord is upon us, anointing us to spread the good news, proclaim freedom for prisoners, recovery of sight to the blind and release of the oppressed. ​
  • We believe that the fruit of the Spirit, as stated in Galatians 5:22, is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.​
  • We believe that there are many paths to truth.​
  • We believe that God loves everyone unconditionally and has no respecter of persons.​
  • We believe that in embracing the biblical principles of tithes and offering we will receive the blessings promised.​
  • We believe that everything that we have experienced has prepared and equipped us for service, in this moment in time.​
  • We believe that we serve a God of provision and excellence who leads us to excel in every area of our life.