REVEREND MILTON STUBBS
Rev. Milton Stubbs began his call to the ministry at Saint Peter African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Clio, South Carolina under the tutelage of the Reverend Robert Gordon, where he preached his trial sermon in 1995. In 1996, Reverend Stubbs moved to Virginia Beach, VA. and was affiliated with the Saint Thomas African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Norfolk, Virginia, under the spiritual guidance of the Reverend Dr. General Scott. In 1998, Reverend Stubbs subsequently moved to New York and became a member of the Rush Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church under the leadership of the Reverend Dr. Eldridge Gittens. To this date, Reverend Stubbs maintains his membership at Rush Temple, where the current pastor is the Reverend Isidoa Branch, Jr.
In September 2001, Reverend Stubbs was ordained a Deacon and in September 2003 he was ordained an Elder, in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. In June 2003, Reverend Stubbs received his first pastoral appointment at the John Jamison Moore Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in the Bronx, New York, where he served for three years. In June 2006, Reverend Stubbs was appointed the pastor of the Mother Walls African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in the Bronx, New York, where he served for eight years. In June 2014, Bishop Dennis V. Proctor appointed Reverend Stubbs to pastor the historic A.M.E. Zion Church of Newburgh, where he is currently faithfully serving.
Born and raised in Bennettsville, South Carolina, Reverend Stubbs graduated from Bennettsville High School and later graduated from the Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science, Atlanta, Georgia.
Reverend Stubbs was formally a Manager with the New York City Housing Authority for approximately nine years. He also worked for Con Edison in the Customer Service Department, and is now fortunate to devote his time and talents to full-time ministry. Besides his pastoral and family responsibilities, Revered Stubbs has also found time to do volunteer work and was a member of the Bronx Community Board #3.
In June 2009, Reverend Stubbs married his bride, Valentina, who he met while working as the New York Conference Secretary while she was working as the Westchester District Secretary.
Reverend Stubbs is passionate about the word of God and its ability to transform lives. He believes the heart to winning souls to Christ is not solely by what you say, but by what people see as a result of your life. His favorite scripture is Matthew 6: 33 "But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness , and all these things shall be added unto you. (KJV)