Rev. Johanna Newberry Green, a native Washingtonian, has over 35 active years in ministry. She has been a Sunday School teacher and the vice president and director of promotion & education for the Sarah Allen Missionary Society here at Metropolitan. Rev. Green is well known for her service with the YPD. She was the YPD Director here at Metropolitan, then YPD Director for the conference, and later on the Episcopal and Connectional levels of the AME church. Additionally, Rev. Green served 15 years on the Board of Trustees for Metropolitan.
Rev. Green retired from the Federal Government where she held progressively responsible senior level management positions in personnel, status of women’s affairs & EEO. Upon retiring, she decided to continue her education by obtaining a BA in sociology and an MA in religious studies from Howard University. She started Green Pastures Ministry, concentrating on spiritual retreats. Rev. Green worked for 6 years as the Protestant Chaplain at Georgetown University in Washington DC and received numerous awards and certificates for her ministerial work, including a certificate from Shalem Institute in Bethesda, MD.
God has blessed Rev. Green with 59 years of marriage to David Green. They have two daughters, Francine & Jackie; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. Rev. Green’s greatest joy is the time that she spends with her loving family. One of the family traditions is enjoying the delicious birthday cakes that Rev. Green bakes for each individual birthday celebration.
We are grateful that GOD has blessed Metropolitan with Rev. Johanna Newberry Green.
Tickets go on sale: March 6, 2011
Date: May 21, 2011
Please see Ellen Fizer, Rev. Marie Braxton or Rev. Aisha Karimah
- Our Own MacKenzie Green, Miss DC USA 2010
- Metropolitan Steward Ernest Green Honored at MLK Service
- Ernest Green to Serve as Honorary Chairperson of Capital Campaign
- Member J. J. Green Wins Two Murrow Awards
- Obama Family Visits Metropolitan AME
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