Norland SDA Church

Where everyone is somebody and Christ is Lord

Our Pastor

Pastor Raulford Baptiste has been in active ministry for the past 40 years. He began his ministry in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, his native country where he served faithfully for several years. He was then elected to serve as the Family Life Director, as well as Stewardship Director of the East Caribbean Conference of SDA, with headquarters in Barbados. He later joined the ministerial team in the Florida Conference of SDA.

Pastor Baptiste is a product of SDA Christian education. He studied at Northern Caribbean University (West Indies College) Southern Caribbean University (Caribbean Union College) Andrews University and Argosy University. He holds a doctoral degree in Education and Developmental Psychology, with special emphasis in Pastoral and Community Counseling. 

Pastor Baptiste is married to the charming Neemintra of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. They are the proud parents of three adult children: Tricia, Tristan and Trevaughn. 

Pastor Baptiste last served as the pastor of the Sunrise SDA Church, where his ministry was very fruitful and productive. Most importantly, Pastor Baptiste is a Christian who loves the Lord passionately. He is a people's person, he brings to us a wealth of experience in the areas of Evangelism, Christian Stewardship, and Family Life.