Dr. Allen Paul Weaver
The Reverend Allen Paul Weaver, Jr., is the Senior Pastor for Bethesda Baptist Church of New Rochelle. He is a native of Orlando, Florida. Dr. Weaver graduated Cum Laude in 1969 from Florida Memorial College with a B.S. degree in Religious Education. He furthered his studies at Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, NY, graduating with a Masters of Divinity degree with a concentration in Christian Ethics in 1972. He received the Doctor of Ministry degree in 1994 from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Dr. Weaver has served as President of the prestigious Baptist Ministers Conference of Greater New York and Vicinity, the New Rochelle Branch of the NAACP, and the Pastors’ Interdenominational Council of New Rochelle. Demonstrating his love for missions, Dr. Weaver served as a member of the 1987 Preaching Team (to over nine countries in Africa) of the Foreign Mission Board of the National Baptist Convention.