Log In

Henry L. Simmons Edit Profile

librarian

Henry L. Simmons, American librarian. Recipient Martin Luther King Junior Leadership award, Plant City, Florida Improvement League, 2000. Member National Urban League, Plant City, 2000—2009; Member of American Library Association.

Background

Simmons, Henry L. was born on December 10, 1950 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Son of Johnnie Lee and Mary Jane Simmons.

Education

Bachelor, St. Leo University, Florida, 1984. Master of Divinity, Morehouse School Religion, 1988.

Career

Pastor Mount Moriah M B. Church, Plant City, Florida, since 1991. Library supervisor Lakeland Public Library., since 1990. Chairman advisory council West Area Adult School, Lakeland, 1992—1998.

Sergeant United States Army, 1980-1984, Fort Stewart, Georgia.

Religion

Baptism should be administered to those who can understand the Christian faith and the true meaning of the rite.

Politics

The concept of a free church in a free state rests not on political theory nor on human documents but on the word of God.

Views

All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Member National Urban League, Plant City, 2000—2009. Member of American Library Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, bowling, travel.

Connections

Married Carolyn S. Henderson, December 23, 1980. Children: Henry Lee, Kimberly Rebecca.

father:
Johnnie Lee

mother:
Mary Jane Simmons

spouse:
Carolyn S. Henderson

children:
Henry Lee Simmons

Kimberly Rebecca Simmons