Min. Ernest Sykes

sykesMarried for 40 years to Rolanda Hunt Sykes, and currently resides in South Jersey.  Ernest is the father of two daughters, Kristin and Karen.  Ernest worked 41 years in the field of Health Care, before he retired in 2014.

Minister Sykes graduated from the International Institute at Faith Fellowship Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA in 1989. He was licensed and ordained by the International Ministerial Association.  Ernest received a BA degree in Theology from Jameson Christian College, Philadelphia Campus School of Theology in 2013. He also earned a MA Degree in Theology from the International Christian University, Drexel Hill, PA in 2015. Ernest previously served as an Associate Minister, for several years under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Raymond M. Gordon, Sr. of Saint Matthews Baptist Church, Williamstown, NJ.  Over the years, Minister Sykes has had the opportunity to serve in various ministries.  He has been most active in the Outreach Ministry. He returned to FBCJ in 2015, and is currently the Liaison for the Intercessory Prayer Partners Ministry at First Baptist Church of Jericho.