Pastor Reuben and Mrs. Coretta Collins
Pastor and Mrs. Collins have been married since 1989 and have 6 children and 5 grandchildren. Our pastor served our country for 10 years in the Army and is a Desert Storm Veteran. He served with the 24th Infantry Division during his deployment to Southwest Asia. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Pastor Collins went to Florida and attended Bible college. After Bible college, he went to Providence, Rhode Island and started Hope Baptist Church in Providence in 2000. While in Providence, he was assigned to the Providence Police Department as their Chaplain. In 2007 he merged Hope Baptist Church with Providence Baptist Church in Providence and moved to Jacksonville, Florida and served for 7 years as Assistant Pastor of New Haven Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor John Lonix. In 2014 Pastor Collins accepted the call to become our pastor.