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Reynold Batson serves as the Senior Pastor of Zion Baptist Church of the Bronx NY.  Before coming to Zion in 2015 he served in various ministries at the St. Paul Baptist Church of Harlem and Family Baptist Church of the Bronx..

Reynold’s passion is people.  His desire is that people learn about God and themselves, and become everything God had in mind for them when He created them.  His goal for Zion Baptist Church is that it will be a place where God’s people will build on their faith, grow in grace, and serve the community.  The focus is on God, for He is the only One who can meet our deepest needs and make our lives complete.

Reynold and Normel Batson were married October 31st, 1970.  Together, they have a daughter- Jessica, and a son- Wesley.  He is a graduate of Washington High School of Barbados, College of New Rochelle, CUNY Queens College, and New York Theological School. A believer in life long learning, Reynold is currently a student at the Drew University Theological Seminary.

Associate Ministers

Diane Scotton-Williams- Minister of Christian Education

Jessica Batson- Associate Minister