Rev. Denise L. Davenport is the oldest daughter of Robert and Rev. Norma D. Joseph. She is a native New Yorker and has lived most of her life in the Bronx. Rev. Davenport is married to Bro. Charlton Davenport and has 3 adult children. China, Xellex and Chaz.
She has been a nurse for over 25 years and currently is the Director of Education at ABC Training Center, an allied health vocational school which trains essential workers such as certified nursing assistants, EKG technicians and phlebotomists to name a few.
Rev. Davenport was ordained a deacon on October 1, 2011 and then Elder in June 2013. She has served as pastor of Bell A.M.E. Zion Church, Center Moriches, New York and St. Mary A.M.E. Zion Church, Medford, New York. She also served as the Long Island District Director of Christian Education.
In June 2021 Rev. Davenport was appointed pastor of the Caldwell Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, Bronx, New York.
Rev. Davenport is pursuing her Masters in Divinity and is currently enrolled in Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina.
Who Rev. Davenport is can be summed up in three points…..
- She Loves God!
- She Leans on, who she calls her big brother, Jesus!
- And She’s Led by the Holy Spirit!