Sunday, June 29, 2008

About the Bloggers: Rev. Gerald Britt

The Rev. Gerald Britt joined CDM in September 2004 to further his lifelong work serving those around him. His pastoral and community experience and wisdom are rich assets to CDM. Gerald serves as the Vice President of Public Policy & Community Program Development for Central Dallas Ministries.

A high profile community leader for many years, Gerald has strong ties to the political, faith and business communities of Dallas. These connections will be valuable to CDM as it reaches deeper into South and East Dallas.

Gerald most recently served as Senior Pastor for the New Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, located in the heart of far South Dallas. During his 22 years there, he led the church in significant growth and organizational change. Through his work in the church and surrounding neighborhoods as well as years of leadership in Dallas Area Interfaith, Gerald has distinguished himself as one of Dallas’ most influential community leaders. He has been out front on many city issues, from advocating for better care for Parkland Hospital patients to increasing voter turnout in South Dallas, among others.

Gerald is also the author of a monthly column for The Dallas Morning News.

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