DEWEY C. JOHNSON, SR.
In 1995, Pastor Dewey C. Johnson was called to the ministry. His calling was acknowledged by Pastor Joseph Ward at Grady Memorial Church of God in Christ (COGIC). There he served as an Associate Minister, Church Administrator, and Construction Coordinator. Minister Johnson, at the time, was instrumental in leading the renovations of Greater Memorial’s sanctuary.
In 1998, he was then called to the position of Assistant Pastor at the Healing Temple COGIC, where he provided strong leadership in the remodeling and rebuilding of the ministry, as well as an Administrator. He served with Pastor James Lewis and the New Hope family for 8 years.In 2001, Pastor Johnson became an Ordained Elder in the Texas Southwest Jurisdiction.On December 15, 2005, Bishop S.E. Iglehart appointed Pastor Johnson as the new leadership for the New Hope Church of God In Christ family. The membership was approximately 7 members and the church was in dire need of hope, inspiration, and strong leadership. During Pastor Johnson’s tenure at New Hope the membership grew to over approximately 50 members and the church received over $15,000 in revitalizations. Pastor Johnson served at New Hope through August 2010.