Pastor John Millwood is an anointed and powerful preacher and leader. He was ordained by God, like Jeremiah, to be a prophet set over nation and over kingdoms, to root out, pull down, build and to plant. Called to be a servant for Christ during conception, he now serves as senior Pastor of the Apostolic Church of God 7th Day - Valley Stream NY.
Pastor Millwood is a prodigy of his parents Bishop R. G. and Evangelist Hortense Millwood, founders of the Apostolic Church of God 7th Day. He garnered their charismatic style of ministering, preaching and teaching. Now embarking on 16 years of Pastorship, after his late father, he carries on the spiritual legacy serving as a careful agent of change as he builds and plants. He, however, remains focused and committed to carrying out the mission of educating people about Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
He is an excellent preacher and teacher and ministers articulately with confidence, passion and vigor. His powerful prophetical and anointed gifts are conveyed in his spiritually charged sermons while his teaching illuminates his love for Christ. As a mentor, counselor and spiritual leader he genuinely cares for his congregation and intercedes constantly their behalf. Integrity is deeply rooted in the core of his heart and he operates based on this principle. At heart he very methodical, not easily wavered and moves by conviction of the Holy Spirit. Commitment is his central ingredient and he consistently encourages his congregation to do and be such.
His strategy for growing the church is the principle of Organic Growth. This principle empowers each member to impact their sphere of influence which includes their unsaved spouses, family members and, co-workers. This with the traditional methods of evangelism will ensure consistent growth and the continued expansion of the kingdom.
Pastor John Millwood also believes that each visitor is a potential member, so careful attention is given to them. He also is committed to creating an atmosphere where the Love of God practiced and experienced at each and every service.
He is a loving husband and a wonderful father who loves and cherishes his three daughters. A tenacious businessman, a sports enthusiast and relaxes into his sense of humor easily. Today he leads the Apostolic Church of God and continues to execute his vision fortifying individuals in Hollis and Valley Stream NY; by providing the unadulterated word of God through ministries and services that will impact every area of their lives. It is his desire to build a multicultural assembly and reach the entire world though television/radio ministry relaying that there is hope in a personal relationship with Christ.