Meet The Pastor Of NFTC
Pastor A. H. Floyd was born on July 31, 1962 in Bay City, Texas. He grew to manhood in the Cedar Lake community and attended public school in Van Vleck, Texas. Upon graduation from Van Vleck High School in 1980 he attended the University of Texas at Austin. Rev. Floyd graduated from UT-Austin on August 15, 1983 with a B. A. degree in Psychology. He subsequently earned his Master of Theology through the distance education program of Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camilla, Georgia.
Rev. Floyd was baptized in the Bethlehem Christian Church in Cedar Lake, Texas at the age of six years old by the late Rev. Lloyd Brown. He was active in the Sunday School, Junior Choir, and mid-week services throughout his formative years. During high school Pastor Floyd began teaching the adult Sunday School class at the age of 15. He continued this assignment until he left home for college. During college at the University of Texas at Austin Rev. Floyd maintained watch-care membership with Ebenezer Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. M. O. Griffin. At Ebenezer Rev. Floyd was a leader within the Youth Ministry group. In this assignment he conducted weekly Bible study and assisted with the overall program of youth activities.
Upon graduation from the University of Texas Rev. Floyd returned to Cedar Lake and resumed active membership with the Bethlehem Christian Church. He faithfully participated in Senior Choir, Sunday School, and mid-week services. He was also asked to teach an Adult Sunday School class which he readily agreed to do. Later, he was elected as the Assistant Superintendent of the Sunday School. In this position he formulated and conducted annual Vacation Bible School in addition to assisting with the overall Sunday School ministry. As a result of his faithful service and sincere lifestyle Rev. Floyd was ordained as a deacon of Bethlehem Christian Church in 1986. He faithfully served in this capacity until God called him into the Gospel Ministry in 1990. Rev. Floyd announced his calling on Father’s Day in 1990 and preached his first sermon at the Bethlehem Christian Church on Sunday, July 22, 1990.
On September 18, 1993 Rev. Floyd was elected as pastor of First Sacred Memorial Christian Church in Bay City, Texas. God tremendously blessed First Scared Memorial Christian Church under his leadership. The church financial position became stronger than ever and the membership grew rapidly. In fact, over 75 members were added in three years. Towards the end of 1997 Rev. Floyd sensed God’s leading in a new direction.
On April 26, 1998 Rev. and Mrs. A. H. Floyd organized New Fellowship Tabernacle Church. God has graciously set New Fellowship Tabernacle Church in a position of special blessing. The membership surpassed 200 within eight years of existence and the financial position continues to strengthen. Pastor Floyd is grateful for that which God is doing through NFTC and looks forward to the future with excitement.
On July 15, 2015 God graciously called First Lady Wanda Floyd from labor to reward. Pastor Floyd is deeply grateful for 30 years of marriage to the love of his life. In her honor he is determined to diligently pursue the advancement of NFTC for the glory of God.
Pastor Floyd has three children. His son Darren is deceased having experienced an automobile accident with a drunk driver on September 22, 2007. He has two adult daughters, Andrea Floyd and Natasha Carrillo (husband Damian Carrillo). Pastor Floyd has one grandson Isaiah Carrillo.
Pastor Floyd was employed by Shintech, Inc. in Freeport, Texas for 28 1/2 years having retired on March 31, 2016.