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File #: 0225X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2019 In control: Favor
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To congratulate and celebrate Pastor Vincent L. Golden on 15 years of Dedication and Pastoral Service to the Unity Baptist Church and the Columbus, OH Faith Community
Sponsors: Shayla Favor, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To congratulate and celebrate Pastor Vincent L. Golden on 15 years of Dedication and Pastoral Service to the Unity Baptist Church and the Columbus, OH Faith Community

 

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WHEREAS, Pastor Vincent L. Golden was born in Jackson, TN. He graduated from West High School in 1985 and enrolled in Jackson State Community College. He is married to Sonia Golden and they are the parents of four daughters and one son.

 

WHEREAS, in 1996 Pastor Golden answered God’s call to preach the Gospel of Jesus the Christ and in 1997 he was licensed by the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He was co-founder and associate minister of the Triune Missionary Baptist Church and was ordained there under the leadership of Reverend Gregory Mason.

 

WHEREAS, Pastor Golden moved to Columbus, Ohio in 2003 and began serving as associate minister of the Springhill Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Tommy L. Hicklin. In 2004 Pastor Golden was sent by God to Pastor the New Zion Baptist Church. In May of 2006 Pastor Golden graduated from United Bible College & Theological Seminary with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies. Committed to education, Pastor Golden went on to receive a Master’s of Divinity from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.

 

WHEREAS, in 2015 one of the most fascinating things happen in Pastor Golden’s ministry, when he led and organized the union of two sister churches, the Mt. Vernon Avenue Baptist Church and the New Zion Baptist Church, forming the Unity Baptist Church. By this divine order of God, this union has enhanced and strengthen the spiritual lives of the members, as well as the Columbus Christian community at large

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby congratulate and celebrate Pastor Vincent L. Golden on 15 years of Dedication and Pastoral Service to the Unity Baptist Church and the Columbus, OH Faith Community