David E. Washington, Jr.

Our Pastor

Pastor David Washington Jr. is the founding and Senior Pastor of Canton Christian Fellowship Church in Canton, MI. Pastor Washington is known to be a shepherd/teacher who preaches the unadulterated word without apology. He has a deep love for people, mentoring and coaching leaders. He has mentored, consulted, and coached many church leaders and pastors in a 25-year career in ministry.

He is also a passionate and devoted husband, father and son. He has been pastoring for 20 years and has been involved in the ministry for over 25 years. He was licensed to the Ministry in November 1999 at Mountain View Community Church in Temecula, CA under the leadership of Pastor John Wells Jr. and was ordained in August 2001 at Springhill Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Washington holds a BA in Marketing from Cornerstone University, a Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Doctoral Studies and is pursuing his Doctor of Ministry in Preaching from Northern Baptist Seminary. He has earned a Diploma in Church Planting. He is also a Certified Precept Inductive Bible Study teacher, Certified Life and Leadership Coach through the North American Mission Board and a Certified Chaplain with Corporate Chaplains of America.

Pastor David Washington Jr. is the youngest child and only son of the late Pastor David Washington Sr. and Elizabeth Washington. He is the doting husband to Lady Mesha Washington and the proud father of Gabriella, Hannah, Faith, Joyelle, David III and bonus daughter, Sekai.


Pastor Washington has served and currently serves in several capacities including:


  • Published Author. “STORM DEVOTIONS” (2009)
  • Trustee for the North American Mission Board (NAMB), (2011-2015)
  • Vice Chairperson of the Moody Theological Seminary Advisory Board (2014-2015)
  • Evangelical Pastors Network of Metro Detroit (2013-2015)
  • Send City Detroit Coordinator/Consultant for the NAMB (2012-2013)
  • Vice President of the African American Fellowship of Pastors for the Baptist State Convention of Michigan (2008-2010)
  • Executive Board of the Baptist State Convention of Michigan (2006-2009)
  • NAMB Certified Leadership Coach
  • NAMB Certified Send Network Trainer
  • Certified Chaplain for Corporate Chaplains of America
  • Metro Detroit Council of 50 Pastors

Your Due Season will come In Due Season. Don’t despise the Wait.

- Pastor David E. Washington, Jr.

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