Dr. J. Louis Felton


DR. J. LOUIS FELTON is the Pastor and Servant Leader of The Mount Airy Church of God in Christ in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mount Airy Church is an active ministry with outreach through television, radio, a Family Shelter, and a Christian Day School.

Celebrating nearly half a century in the Gospel Ministry, Dr. Felton often recalls his first sermon under a “brush harbor” in Louisville, Kentucky at the age of five. Dr. Felton’s journey in the minis- try has taken him from that brush harbor in Kentucky to serving as Senior Pastor of the House of Prayer Community Church in Cassopolis, Michigan, where he served from January 1984 – 1991. Pastor Felton then served as Senior Pastor of the Galilee Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1991 until accepting his role as Servant Leader and Pastor of Mount Airy Church in 2010.


Dr Felton is an alumnus of Western Michigan University and attended McCormick Theological Seminary, Western Theological Seminary and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He received an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Divinity from St. Thomas Christian College in April of 2004.

Servant Leader Felton is serving and has served as a board member of the following organizations: Pennsylvania Koinonia Jurisdiction Executive Board; Pennsylvania Koinonia Jurisdiction Board of Superintendents; Executive Board – NAACP, Philadelphia Branch; The Council of Michigan Foundations; The Kalamazoo Community Foundation; The Fredrick Douglass Community Asso- ciation; The Kalamazoo County Family YMCA; The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, and The Kalama-zoo Valley Habitat for Humanity. Dr Felton has received many awards for his work in the com-munity.

Dr. Felton is an astute advocate of Servant Leadership and is advancing the intersection between serving and leading. Dr. Felton has been afforded the opportunity to tour this nation and countries around the world including Israel and Egypt with his preaching ministry. He has been featured as keynote speaker for many civic, community, and national programs.

He is married to First Lady Evangelist Priscilla E. Felton who works diligently in the church and community. They are the blessed parents of two children and five grandchildren.

Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ
6401 Ogontz Avenue ~ Philadelphia, PA 19126 Phone: (215) 276.2960—FAX: (215) 276.1405