Please join us Monday March 29th 2021
For our meeting Monday March 29th 2021 we welcome Dr. Chris Leevy Johnson, whom serves as Campus Pastor of Brookland Baptist Church, Northeast.
The Reverend Chris Leevy Johnson is the husband of Cynthia Richardson Johnson, the father of Leah Denise (Leevy) Johnson and Ian Samuel (Leevy) Johnson and the son of Attorney I. S. Leevy and Doris Wright Johnson. Born in Columbia, South Carolina, he is a 1996 Honor graduate of the University of North Carolina. While attending the University of North Carolina, he served as a Manager for the Men’s Basketball Team and during his senior year, he was the Head Manager for legendary Coach Dean Smith. He was also initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
After graduating from the University of North Carolina, Reverend Leevy Johnson attended Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science, graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. He has a Masters Degree and an earned Ph.D. in American History with a concentration in African-American Religion from the University of South Carolina. He served as an Adjunct Professor of African-American History and is currently the Chaplain for the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams at the University of South Carolina. A fourth generation funeral director, he is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer and is the Managing Director of the Leevy’s Funeral Home.
Reverend Leevy Johnson was ordained by the Brookland Baptist Church where Reverend Charles B. Jackson, Sr. is the Senior Pastor and currently serves at the Campus Pastor of Brookland Baptist Church, Northeast; a thriving ministry in the Northeast community of Columbia, South Carolina.
He has served on various boards and commissions including: Board of Directors for the Brookland Foundation; Board of Directors for the Columbia Community Development Foundation, Board of Directors of the Township Auditorium and Board of Directors for the Central Carolina Community Foundation His faith is sustained by the promise in Romans 8:28 “that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”