Our Pastor

Rev. Dr. James E. Steward II

LEAD Pastor

Dr. Steward is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He is a dynamic pastor, preacher, teacher, chaplain, counselor, and educator. Dr. Steward has the following earned degrees: Bachelor of Science, Master of Divinity, and Doctor of MInistry.  
Along with being the Pastor of South Bushwick Church, Dr. Steward is also Director of Spiritual Care and Education at Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside, New York where he oversees the spiritual care department which is responsible for providing pastoral, spiritual and emotional support to patients, staff, families, and visitors. He is also the primary CPE Supervisor of the Mount Sinai South Nassau CPE Program. Dr. Steward completed his CPE internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, NY, CPE Residency and Supervisory Education at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, NY. He also is the host of a gospel radio show called Divine Praise with Dr. James which airs weekdays on Aspired Radio NYC. https://live365.com/station/Aspired-Living-Radio-NYC-a50972
Dr.. Steward is a CPE Supervisor, Board Certified Clinical Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor.
Dr. Steward is married to Elder Myeika Steward. Together they have three children: Maia, James, and Michelle.