John C. McNeill, Jr.

Staff Consultant

John has more than 15 years of experience in Youth Ministry and presently serves as Youth Minister at the First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Dumfries, VA, Co-President of the Prince William County Ministers Association (VA) and Professor at the University of Valley Forge. John is a graduate of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (NY), St. Mary’s Seminary and University’s Ecumenical Institute of Theology (MD) and Lincoln University (PA) where he earned his Master of Divinity, Certificate of Advanced Study in Theology and Bachelor of Health Science degrees respectively. He has also served as a chaplain at the University of Rochester Medical Center, a team captain for the District of Columbia Baptist Conventions Youth Ministry Initiative, serving as the principal planner for the annual youth summit, and a Public School teacher. John is a holistic spiritual caregiver and has served in various ministerial capacities to include youth and young adult pastor, guest preacher, Bible study teacher, curriculum developer, retreat facilitator and conference speaker.