Meet the Team

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Pastor Aaron Campbell

Aaron Campbell is a speaker and author, and the founder and lead pastor of Antioch Christian Fellowship. A graduate of The University of Pennsylvania, Aaron has been serving Philadelphia’s universities and drug-and-gang communities—and all people-groups in between —for some 20 years. Though a pastor at heart, Aaron’s evangelism traverses racial/ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic lines—lending to Antioch being one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse churches in the city. A proud Native-American, Aaron also does extensive work in remote native reservations and communities, Alaska in particular. For his ongoing work in Alaska, in 2014, Aaron was invited to share at The United Nations in NYC on indigenous marginalization and poverty. Aaron has hosted multiple large events in Philadelphia for Dr. Ravi Zacharias. He is the author of Eyes That Seen Plenty—a coming-of-age story chronicling his journey of juggling the inner-city life of drugs and crime, and the Ivy-League, while also exploring some seven different worldviews before finding the truth in Christ. Aaron has been featured on national television for Eyes That Seen Plenty, and the book has been adopted into the curriculum at two major universities. Aaron’s hobbies include hanging out with his wife and kids, gardening, reading, travel, fishing, and grilling meats on an open fire.

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Pastor Sherman Adams

As a pure pragmatist, Sherman seems to have a fitting story for every situation. A lover of culture and rich fellowship, he has traveled the country with some 30 years of management in the retail and fashion industry, namely Macy’s and Lord & Taylor. As of late, he has managed a large, tri-state team at the second largest national satellite TV provider. He is the grandson of one of Philadelphia’s historically-noted preachers, Reverend W.H.R. Powell, personal friend to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and one who regularly shared pulpits with Tenth Presbyterian’s legendary, Dr. Donald Grey Barnhouse. It was at his grandfather’s church, Shiloh Baptist Church (Philadelphia’s second oldest Black baptist church), where Sherman served as a deacon for over two decades. During his time in Atlanta, Sherman also served at First Baptist Church pastored by Dr. Charles Stanley. In summary, Sherman has spent the majority of his life watching effective ministries operate, while gleaning from many spiritual “giants in the faith.” Sherman’s hobbies include hanging out with his nephews, eating out, exploring technology, reading, and watching movies.

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Kathy Austin

Meeting every first and third Thursdays of the month, the Women’s Ministry is that special place where women can gather and explore and celebrate biblical womanhood. So many women share the same testimony of how this loving group of women…

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Natasha Campbell

Natasha is the beloved wife and “college sweetheart” to Pastor Aaron, and they have been married for twenty-two years. She is a proud mother of three, and devotes her life to putting a smile on her husband’s and kids’ faces….

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Rayce Rollins

Rayce is an entrepreneur and educator who specializes in business intelligence and analytics. A proud Temple University graduate who received his MBA from St. Joseph’s University, Rayce is a faculty professor at Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication….

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Branden Tolle

Branden is a mechanical engineer at an engineering firm and operates his own business as a freelance web designer. A graduate of Drexel University, Branden had a powerful conversion to Christ during his freshman year, and with a deep passion…

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Isaac Esseku

Isaac wants to be known first and foremost as a lover of God, father to a lovely baby girl, husband to a beautiful woman, and a Ghanaian national. He loves to serve and hang out with Christians, and also enjoys…

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Nane’ Pr’out

A proud Philadelphia native, Nane’ (or, “Mr. Q,” as the kids call him), attended Penn State University and received his bachelor’s from Eastern University. Married to his high school sweetheart, Nane’ has been in the Information Technology field for almost…

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Annie Peña

The Ushers Ministry consists of believers with the spiritual gift of helps, who recognize that they are often the very first person(s) that visitors and others come into contact with. Whether ushering a new parent to the proper Sunday school…

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Cleo Kendall

Antioch Kidz, our kids’ ministry, is where the Bible is taught at age-appropriate levels, as opposed to sitting in the adult congregation where content oftentimes soars over their heads. Through arts and crafts, healthy socialization, songs, and intellectual group discussions…

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Cassandra Williams

Antioch Kidz, our kids’ ministry, is where the Bible is taught at age-appropriate levels, as opposed to sitting in the adult congregation where content oftentimes soars over their heads. Through arts and crafts, healthy socialization, songs, and intellectual group discussions…

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Tanya Cavalieri

Antioch Kidz, as our kids’ ministry is affectionately called, is where the Bible is taught them at a level where they can most easily grasp it, as opposed to sitting in the congregation where content may oftentimes soar over their…

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Tony Roberson

The Ministry to the Homeless is Antioch’s walking in God’s mandate to remember the poor and those who suffer, while living on the streets of Philadelphia. From overcrowded homeless shelters to drugs and alcohol abuse to mental disorders, the homeless…

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Jude Gavin

The Audio/Visual Ministry is a team of committed “techies,” who handle everything dealing with sound for both music and teachings, and who also video record the teachings and upload them to our youtube channel and free mobile device “app.” With…

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Tonya Morales

The worship team is a dynamic group of worshippers, covering all voice ranges and styles. Completed with wonderful musicians, they make it their aim to step on the stage as “one heart” and “one voice” before the congregation. Someone has…

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