Reverend Dr. James Momoh

Rev Dr. MomohReverend Dr. James A. Momoh is from Igarra, a town in Edo State, Nigeria.  He came to the United States in 1972.  Despite his special love and talent for science and engineering, Reverend Dr. Momoh has remained obedient to the Word and his call to the Ministry.  This has led him to complete his Theological training at Howard University School of Divinity.  Reverend Momoh has a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies with emphasis on Theology and Evangelism.  He preached his initial sermon on June 16, 2004, and was ordained to the Gospel Ministry on December 13, 2008, by the Vermont Avenue Baptist Church under the pastorate of Reverend Cornelius R. Wheeler.

As an integral part of the ministerial staff, Reverend Dr. Momoh continues to promote the Kingdom of God through preaching, teaching and prayer.  His ambition is to further linkages in theology and witness across boundary and global communities.  He believes that there is room for us to “Save to Serve.”

Dr. Momoh is a Professor of Engineering, former Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering for over a decade, and currently the Director of Center for Energy Systems and Control at Howard University, Washington, DC.  He completed his engineering education and advanced degrees at Howard University, Carnegie Mellon, and University of Pennsylvania.  He has served the US National Science Foundation as a Program Director of Energy Systems for over 3˝ years.  In addition, he has established several research and education linkages between universities, countries, and disciplines

Reverend Dr. Momoh is married to Felicia Momoh, a teacher with the Prince George’s County Public Schools system.  They reside in Upper Marlboro, Maryland and are parents to four boys:  Onaivi, Eshovo, Ojirese and Omeiza.

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