Senior Pastor Colin Clarke
Pastor Colin Clarke Sr. is the son of the late Deacon Herbert and Mavis Clarke, he was baptized and filled with the Holy Ghost at a tender age. He migrated to the United States in 1984, where he joined his wife Sharon Clarke. Through this union, they were blessed to produce two children, Sherone and Colin Jr.
He is a graduate from La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and an Associate Degree from Community College of Philadelphia. He has acquired several Certifications in developmental courses such as Business Professional Program (2 years), Critical Conversation: Having the “Hard-to-Have” Discussion, Leadership Skill for Today’s Workforce, Successful Communication, Teambuilding Skills, Managing People through Motivation, Psychology and Counseling which he utilizes both professionally and spiritually. He has done several courses in Biblical Studies, such as Homiletic, Expository Preaching (The Importance of Expository Preaching, Planning Your Preaching, The Role of The Holy Spirit in Expository Preaching, and Communication in Preaching), Topical Preaching, Textual Preaching, and Christian Counseling.
He served as a Minister from 1982 – 1998 under various Ministries, namely Bible Way Apostolic Church Kingston Jamaica, Grace Community Temple Philadelphia, PA., Rose of Sharon Apostolic Church Philadelphia PA., and True United Apostolic Church in Philadelphia, PA. While at True United Church he was ordained as an Elder. While being at True United Church for over 20+ years he participated in the executive decision, the day to day activities concerning the growth and development of the church, oversee the Men’s Ministry, was Co-Leader for the Married Couples Ministry and a Mentor to the Young Men of the church.