Faith Worship Center of Baltimore
Pastor Byron and Co Pastor Keionna Neal
“A Church Without Walls”
Pastor John Jenkins Sr.
Our Spiritual Covering & Dad
Pastor Byron Neal
Pastor Byron Neal was born & raised in the Washington Metropolitan area. He is the son of the Late Byron Neal Sr & Patricia Neal. Pastor Byron has a twin sister, Candace.
Pastor Byron, affectionately known as "Pastor B" graduated from Northwestern High in Hyattsville, Md. in 1984. He went into the Navy and pursued a career as an Aviation Jet Mechanic. Pastor B loves music and has a gift for rap. He has written several rap songs and has won numerous souls to the Kingdom of God through his rap invitation, "Divine Rescue"
Pastor B has been married for over 31 years to his wife and Co Pastor- Keionna. Together, they have 4 children: Brittany, Jada (Anthony), Keenan, Taylor & 3 grandchildren They also have numerous spiritual sons and daughters " in-loves." They reside in Abingdon, Md. and have been in ministry together since 1996.
Pastor Byron began ministry at Second New St Paul Baptist Church in Washington, DC under the leadership of Pastor Williams. Pastor B married his wife on April 28, 1989 and relocated to Baltimore, Md. Together, they served in ministry at Mt Calvary A.M.E. Church and later (1997) became licentuates under Rev Dr. Ann Lightner-Fuller. He led the Evangelism, prison, and security ministries. He also served as a steward, an usher and sang on the choir.
In 1999, Pastor Byron became a member of First Baptist church of Glenarden. He served and continues to serve under Pastor John K Jenkins, Sr. Pastor Jenkins ordained him as an Associate Pastor in 2011. Pastor Byron covered a ministry in a Pastoral role in 2001 for 9 months. In that same year, Pastor Jenkins encouraged Pastor B and his wife to attend the Assessment Center for Church Planters. They discovered through the assessment center their call to plant a church.
After attending Bishop TD Jakes leadership conference in 2013, Pastor Byron felt Gods CALL through many signs and open doors to begin the process to plant a church in Baltimore. Pastor Byron & his wife pre-launched Faith Worship Center of Baltimore in May 2014. They held services twice a month until Sept 13, 2014. It was then they began weekly services.
Pastor Jenkins is their spiritual father & covering Pastor for the ministry. Pastor Byron started meeting in his home with his family and a few friends to hosting weekly [email protected] Reginald F Lewis High School . He continued to serve in that location until January of 2018. Pastor Byron at the advice of his covering Pastor started hosting services on Sundays; however the school wasn't available to them on Sundays. So Pastor Byron began meeting back in his home. He has decided to minister outside the walls until God redirects them to a physical building.
He has been privileged to serve other ministries and pastors both in and outside the Baltimore City community. He considers FWC of Baltimore "a ministry without walls." He has based this ministry on Matt 28:18-20. Pastor Byron has a heart for souls. He has a passion for those who need an encounter with Jesus!
Pastor Byron's favorite text is found in Acts 16:16. He has created our motto from his personal belief system: LOVE GOD, LOVE PEOPLE, AND SERVE CITIES.
Pastor Byron enjoys spending time w his family. He loves to play golf and enjoys PlayStation time with his son and son in loves. His favorite football team is the BALTIMORE RAVENS (after being a Redskins fan for over 30 yrs.)
Pastor Byron is known for his creative preaching style and his bold proclaim for the Gospel. He is a dedicated family man, devoted pastor and a dynamic disciple-maker!