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Minister

Beresford Adams, Panamanian minister. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1965. Recipient Humanitarian award, National Association Negro Business and Professional Clubs, 1990.

Background

Adams, Beresford was born on January 16, 1940 in Colon, Panama. Son of Cyril Da Costa and Etta Gwendolyn (Golding) Adams.

Education

Student, Princeton Theological Seminary, since 1989.

Career

Religious educator, Faith Baptist Church, Coram, New York, 1982-1985; assistant pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Coram, New York, 1985-1987; pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Coram, New York, since 1987. President Middle Island Alliance, New York, since 1988. Board directors The Ministries, Coram, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1965.

Membership

Member Eastern Suffolk Minority Business Advisory Council, Riverhead, New York, since 1991. Advisor Sagamore Psychiatric Hospital, Melville, since 1990. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Eastern Baptist Association, Association Black Seminarians.

Connections

Married Gloria Elena Maxwell, February 20, 1962. Children: Patricio, Natasha, Derick, Darnell.

father:
Cyril Da Costa Adams

mother:
Etta Gwendolyn (Golding) Adams

spouse:
Gloria Elena Maxwell

child:
Darnell Adams

child:
Natasha Adams

child:
Patricio Adams

child:
Derick Adams