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Dwayne Jackson

Dwayne Jackson

Born and raised as a son of the Mott Haven Reformed Church Dwayne Jackson served in the role of Deacon then as an Elder where he worked with the finance committee, youth ministry, Sunday school, Christian Education, Choir and Men’s Ministry.

His educational accomplishments include a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from New York Institute of Technology with a Minor in Computer Science, and a Masters of Divinity from New Brunswick Theological Seminary.

Dwayne was invited to serve as a Student Pastor of the First Reformed Church of Astoria, following his ordination in January of 2000 he accepted the call to continue as their Minister of Word and Sacrament where he remained until June of 2017.

In the community of Astoria and Long Island City, Queens Rev. Jackson served as the Clergy Liaison for the local police command. His work involves mediation between members of the community and helping them to build a peaceful relationship between that will benefit both the local citizens and the patrol officers, where mutual respect is fostered. He provided spiritual guidance and assistance for the members of the Astoria Senior Citizen’s Center and mentoring for young children, teens and young adults at the community center.

Rev. Jackson has been a part of the African American / Black Council in a number of capacities. He served the RCA as the Coordinator of Social Witness and Social Justice and served on the RCA Commission For Women. In 2021 Rev. Jackson was elected into the position of VP of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in America and concluded his service as President from 2022 to 2023

Serving as Co-Pastor of the Second Reformed Church of Hackensack along with the Rev. Anna M. Jackson, Rev. Dwayne Jackson has promised to dedicate his life to preaching and teaching the un-compromised Word of God to all the people of God and making Disciples for Christ.