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Bishop-Candidate Edwon D. Brown

Senior Pastor

Bishop-Candidate Edwon D. Brown is the Founding Pastor of Refuge Baptist Assembly, a Christian Church Committed to the Ministry of Reconciliation, which was organized on Sunday, December 21, 2003.

Bishop-Candidate Brown’s skillful preaching and inspirational teaching continues to ReviveEmpower, And Challenge Humanity, penned as REACH. His career spans 33 years of Pastoral Leadership, having served congregations in Mount Clemens and Detroit, Michigan; Washington, D.C.; and Suitland, Maryland; serving each congregation with faithfulness and vision.

Bishop-Candidate Brown provides leadership and commits his resources with the following organizations of spiritual, social, and economic interests:

·            CEO & Chairman, Board of Directors

Refuge Baptist Assembly & Ministries

·            State Overseer

Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship of Washington, D.C.

·            Board Member, State Bishop’s Advisory Council

Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International

·            Team Leader, Mid-Atlantic Region Covenant Partners

Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International

·            Cabinet Member

Baptist Convention of D.C. & Vicinity

·            Sunday School Expositor

Missionary Baptist Ministers Conference of D.C. & Vicinity

·            Faculty Member

Baptist Educational Congress of Christian Education

·            Faculty Member

Mt. Bethel Educational Congress of Christian Education

·            City-Wide Revival & Evangelism Chairman

Baptist Convention of D.C. & Vicinity

·            Board Member

Project Give Back Inc., Washington, D.C.

·            Silver Life Member

NAACP Incorporated


Bishop-Candidate Brown provides Pastoral Mentorship for several Pastors and Congregations:

·       Elder Warren & Elder Martha Fountain, Pastors

Empowered Ambassadors Ministries, International- Fredericksburg, Virginia

·       Elder Marcus & Lady Navise Clark, Pastor

Love Fellowship Church- Topeka, Kansas


Bishop-Candidate Brown shares in marriage and ministry with his wife, the lovely Minister Janell D. Brown, and they are the proud parents of Eryn Destiny, Elyce Dionne, and Chayse Jaiden.




William Tyndale Seminary, Bachelor of Religious Education

Graduate School of Theological Studies, Master of Sacred Theology

Overseer Edwon D. Brown

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, He has anointed me to preach the Gospel…”

Luke 4:18


To contact Overseer Brown, please call his cell at 202-903-3117 or email: