Rev. Dr. Augustus Robinson, Jr.
Pastor Emeritus Robinson was ordained in 1974 at Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. He pastored churches in Mildenhall and Lakenheath, England before God led him to Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church; where he pastored as our Senior Pastor from October 1990 to December 2012. Pastor Robinson is known as the praying pastor and is beloved by his former congregation and community.
Pastor Emeritus Augustus D. Robinson Jr. is a decorated veteran of the United States Air Force. He had an outstanding military career which spanned over thirty-one years and was marked with excellence. During his military career he received the Bronze Star, Meritorius Medals, Air Medals and several others.
Pastor Robinson holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Troy State University and a Bachelors of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling from Universityof Maine. He is the recipient of several civic and humanitarian awards to include: Distinguished Service Award from Charletson County Emergency Medical Service, Outstanding Service Award from the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Distinguished Service Award from Charleston County Baptist Association, Outstanding Service Award from Heritage Community Services, Image Award from Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership award and a host of others.
Pastor Emeritus Robinson's compassionate teaching, spiritual guidance and his unique ability to simplify the word of God has produced many saints for Christ throughout the world. Of all his credits, accolades and accomplishments; he is most proud of three:
- His B.S. - Been Saved by Christ
- His M.S. - Mission to Save others for Christ
- His Ph.D. - Preaching, Healing and Deliverance for Christ.
Reverend Robinson and former First Lady, Ruth Robinson, are the proud parents of four children and grandparents of seven grandchildren.