PASTOR KENNY HART
Hey Fam! I’m Kenny, the lead pastor of this church, a Harlem native, and a suffering Knicks fan. I was raised on these streets believing that I would one day escape them and move on to greener pastures. But God had a different plan for my life and He called me and my wife Shanika to start this church in 2017. Now, all I want to do for Harlem is love the place that I thought that I had to leave. I believe that the beauty of Jesus has the power to change every story, transform every heart, and renew every community. That's my story, just a kid from the hood that came home to do good.
Hey ya’ll! I’m Pricelis, the Director of Operations here at The Gathering Harlem. I’m from all around NYC and the Dominican Republic and currently live in The Bronx with my husband. I’m currently pursuing a PhD in Social Work at Adelphi University. I’m passionate about community building through the church and empowering and equipping people to live their best life. I’ve worked in Harlem for the past 10 years in a variety of different organizations and I love this community. I love to travel and I’ve traveled to 26 countries so far!
Hey, I’m Nate. I grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, & I’ve been in NYC since 2007. I’m currently earning my Mdiv at Alliance Theological Seminary, and I serve at the Gathering as the church admin, teacher of our seasonal classes, and the spiritual formation ministry. I am passionate about racial justice, so The Gathering is a great place to be.
Hey! Im Jensy, I am the Community Life Director at The Gathering. Harlem is home, it is where my immigrant Dominican parents settled, where I grew up, and it is the place that made me who I am. I earned a B.A. in Bible from Nyack College, and an M.Div. in New Testament from Princeton Theological Seminary. Prior to coming on board at the Gathering, I helped to plant a church in our neighborhood and served as its Associate Pastor. I have also had the privilege of serving Nyack College as an Adjunct Professor of New Testament and Hermeneutics. My passion is to translate all of the theological training that I have received into concrete action to help those who are most in need. I grew up on Bruce Lee, VanDam, Bruce Leroy, Rocky and I’m always down to watch these classics again.