Rev. Lemuel Winfield Woodson Jr. has been preaching since acknowledging the call to minister the gospel in 2012. He was licensed to minister the gospel July 19, 2014, and ordained January 2020. He served as an Associate Pastor at Service Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA for several years and as Executive Pastor at Connection Church Philly, for one year. Rev. Woodson is blessed to serve Kingdom Culture Christian Center as their Servant Leader, located in East Norriton, PA.
Prior to preaching the gospel, Rev. Woodson served as an ordained deacon at New Central Baptist Church, Philadelphia, PA and as a trustee at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, Philadelphia, PA.
Rev. Woodson is a native of Philadelphia, PA. He studied percussion at Granoff School of Music, graphic design at Murrell Dobbins Vocational Technical High School, and Visual Communication at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. He studied missions at New Life Bible Institute (Norristown Campus), and is a graduate of Transfiguration Theological Seminary, where he was conferred the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Ministry.
A Distinguished Toastmaster, Triple Crown recipient and effective communicator, he continues to competently promulgate the message of our Chief Ambassador, Jesus Christ. Known for his practical and engaging teaching style, Rev. Woodson is intentional about helping others identify and understand their designed purpose and giftedness. It is equally important to him that he teach individuals how to apply Kingdom principles, set right priorities and benefit from all the applied rights and privileges inherited as an engaged citizen of the Kingdom.
Rev. Woodson continues to serve and has been affiliated with a number of area associations and foundations; Chick-fil-A Leader Academy (Operating Facilitator), Director of Sales and Brand Growth, Chick-fil-A East Norriton, Kiwanis International, East Norriton (Founding Member), East Norriton Police Department (Clergy Partner), (FBIPCAAA) FBI Philadelphia Citizens Academy, Philadelphia, PA (Member), and Harambee Foundation (Board Chairman)
He and his wife, Joanne are the proud parents of four adult sons, Lemuel III, a Pastor serving in Canonsburg, PA, Richard Thomas, a graphic designer and photographer, serving in Pittsburgh, PA, Matthew Lawrence, a band leader and music teacher, serving in Lancaster, PA and Joseph Isaac, a biochemist and sales manager, serving in Baltimore, Maryland. They are also the proud grandparents of three very blessed, beautiful and wonderful granddaughters, JoHanna Mae, Beatrix Elise and Veronica Rose.