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OUR SENIOR PASTOR

Since 1993, Dr. Taylor has served as Senior Pastor of Community Baptist Church of Englewood.

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A TEACHER

An in-demand speaker, revivalist and facilitator, Pastor Taylor spreads the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world.

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Dr. Taylor & Cissy Houston
Dr. Taylor & Dionne Warwick

ANOINTED & GIFTED MUSICIAN

Pastor Taylor is an anointed and gifted musician. He most recently founded the New Jersey Gospel Delegation Choir that has performed at Carnegie Hall for the past 2 seasons.

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A PROVEN LEADER

A visionary leader, Dr. Taylor is President of the General Baptist Convention of New Jersey, Inc. He is the Past Moderator of the North Jersey
District Missionary Baptist Association and former President of the Black Clergy Council of Teaneck, Englewood and Vicinity.

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Dr. Taylor at Union Baptist Church
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AN IN-DEMAND SPEAKER

Streamed live on Apr 20, 2016: Dr. Taylor delivers It's Time For A Change! John 5:1-8 at the Union Baptist Church Spring Revival.

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Dr. Taylor & CBC Executive Board at
  his Morehouse induction ceremony

HIS EXPANDING LEGACY

Dr. Taylor is a member of the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. International College of Ministers and Laity at Morehouse College, and inducted into its Board of Preachers.

Dr. Taylor Introduction

Dr. Lester W. Taylor Jr., the husband of Lady Gayle Green-Taylor, father of two wonderful children, and two adorable grandchildren, is the senior pastor and visionary leader of the Community Baptist Church of Englewood, New Jersey. He has led this congregation since 1993 offering a ministry of hope and restoration. Under his leadership the church is experiencing tremendous growth and development.


In 2011, God favored him to lead the congregation in the completion of their new worship facility. Today, the vision is yet unfolding as he, along with the CBC family, pursues excellence in every aspect of ministry.

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Rev. Dr. Lester W. Taylor Jr. Biography

Dr. Lester W. Taylor Jr., the husband of Lady Gayle Green-Taylor, father of two wonderful children, and two adorable grandchildren, is the senior pastor and visionary leader of the Community Baptist Church of Englewood, New Jersey.  He has led this congregation since 1993 offering a ministry of hope and restoration.


Under his leadership the church is experiencing tremendous growth and development. In 2011, God favored him to lead the congregation in the completion of their new worship facility. Today, the vision is yet unfolding as he, along with the CBC family, pursues excellence in every aspect of ministry. 


A graduate of the Philadelphia Biblical University (1985), the New York Theological Seminary (1999), and the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (2002), Dr. Taylor is known for his strong bible teaching and preaching that's practical enough to live on a daily basis.  His ministry is one of empowerment and encouragement.

Dr. Taylor is committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ. He is a gospel preacher! His goal is to serve this present age through ministries that speak to today's issues. He has a passion for developing those wrestling with the call to ministry. He is affectionately called the "Pastor's Pastor!" He enjoys his ministry as a symposium leader, revivalist and bible teacher.


Presently, Dr. Taylor serves as the Vice President of the Northeast Region of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.  He has served as the president of the General Baptist Convention of New Jersey, Inc., the moderator of the North Jersey District Missionary Baptist Association, and the president of the Black Clergy Council of Englewood, Teaneck, and vicinity.


Dr. Taylor's life scripture is John 15:16 which says, "Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in My name, he may give it you."


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