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About Pastor Ves


Sylvester Sumler Jr. is a native of Norfolk, Virginia. He accepted Christ at an early age and has proclaimed the gospel since he was 11 years old. He is a humble, and gifted servant of God whose ultimate desire is to do the will of God. He is a graduate of Foundations of Faith Leadership Institute and is currently pursuing his degree in theology.


Sylvester Sumler is a licensed Minister and ordained Reverend in the Lord’s church and serves as the Assistant to the Pastor of New Grafton Baptist Church located in Newport News, Virginia. He has served as a panelist in different arenas and has discussed various topics surrounding Christian dating, Church leadership, Bridging the generational gap, etc.. He has served as a youth leader and mentor to young males.


As an effective communicator of God’s Word, Sylvester Sumler jr. has a practical and dynamic teaching style that helps people apply the timeless truths of Scripture to their everyday lives. He enjoys family time; relaxing, reading and learning whatever he can to share with others. 


He enjoys preaching and teaching the Word of God with power, conviction, and simplicity at every opportunity that avails without compromise. He is a friend, a brother, faith walker, spiritual seeker,  and he believes that even when life has not offered you the best start he that has begun a good work in you shall perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.

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