Pastor Janette C. Bradford
Pastor Janette Clementine Bradford native of Antigua, is the First Lady of Emmanuel Deliverance Cathedral located in Brooklyn, New York, under the capable leadership of her husband, Bishop Dr. Lester Bradford. She is the mother of seven beautiful children and grandmother of 10. She has been happily married for over 41 years.
By the leading of the Holy Spirit, Lady Janette Bradford answered the call and was ordained Elder and Pastor of Foreign Missions on November 11, 2000. Pastor Bradford is an ardent worshipper and has a special gift of Intercessory Prayer. She intercedes for countless individuals every Tuesday on “Call Him Up”, her Facebook intercessory ministry.
She is the God’s Handmaidens Women’s President, Sunday School Teacher and Church Secretary at Emmanuel Deliverance Cathedral.
Pastor Bradford along with her husband, Bishop Dr. Lester Bradford, ministers weekly in the Caribbean region on the radio broadcast, “Transforming the Nations” aired on Abundant Life and ABS Radio.
She is the Vice Chairman of Transforming the Nations International Ministries” and “Exousia Reformed Ministries” traveling extensively with her husband to nations of the world, conducting National Days of Prayer and Fasting. Pastor Janette Bradford is a nationally and internationally recognized servant in God’s Kingdom. She preaches, teaches and conducts “And the Two Became One” Marriage Seminars in Africa, South America and the Caribbean.
God’s Handmaidens Women Retreats as well as Seminars for Pastor’s Wives, Women, and Singles are held annually. These retreats, conferences and seminars empower women of all ages to fulfill their God-given purpose. She is a motivational speaker and mentor to many. Pastor Bradford is co-author of “And the Two Became One” (Book/Workbook Edition) and the “Seasons of Our Lives”, as well as “A Manual for Pastor’s Wives”.
She is also an entrepreneur. Her cake business is called “Clementine”. She specializes in West Indian Black Cake. Pastor Janette Bradford is known for her soft-spoken demeanor coupled with the piercing, powerful impact of her words. Her desire is to see many souls saved. She has a fervent love for women in the Body of Christ as well as the unsaved who are broken and hurting.
Bishop Dr. Lester L. Bradford
Bishop Dr. Lester L. Bradford was elevated to the office of Bishop on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Pilgrim Renaissance Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York under the auspices of Archbishop Roy E. Brown. In his Episcopal appointment, Bishop Bradford serves as President of the Foreign Field of Pilgrim Assemblies International Ministries.
Bishop Bradford is presently the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Deliverance Cathedral located in Brooklyn, New York. This congregation is a beacon of hope that provides powerful praise and worship, solid teachings and numerous outreaches within the Brooklyn community. As president and founder of “Transforming the Nations America”, “Transforming the Nations International Ministries” and “Be Encouraged Ministries”, Doctor Bradford is known as a powerful prayer warrior who intercedes for his local community and the nations. This global intercessor has traveled extensively including: Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Costa Rica, Panama, Canada, England, Nicaragua, Trinidad, St. Croix, Jamaica, Nevis, St. Kitts, Haiti, Barbuda and his beloved home country Antigua, conducting national days of prayer and fasting. He catapults nations into higher dimensions of prayer as he challenges the Body of Christ and sinners to develop a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Bishop Bradford is respected locally and internationally as a teacher, mentor and author. He has published several books including: “Back to Manhood”, “God’s Chosen Fast for His Chosen People”, “And the Two Became One” (Book and Workbook Edition), “Tools for Survival for Pastors and Leaders” and “Stewardship”.
He and his wife host, “Transforming the Nations” also known as the T.T.N. Show, weekly on Abundant Life Radio and ABS Radio in Antigua. An honorary Doctorate of Divinity was conferred upon him in June 2012. In January 2013 he became a Board Member of Prayer 2000 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was a panel speaker at the United Nations, representing Christians worldwide during Interfaith Harmony Week on February 7, 2013.
He is a member of the Ecumenical Memorial Task Force for Haiti. The Task Force called upon Bishop Bradford to lead in intercession at the 4th Memorial Service for Haiti at the United Nations in January 2014. He is also a member on the Board of Regents of Christ Life Bible Institute and Seminary (an accredited Bible College in Brooklyn, New York).
In his most recent appointment, Dr. Bradford became Chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Clergy Council of North America on March 26, 2013. Bishop Bradford is the founder of Exousia Reformed Assembly, a ministry that empowers and teaches Senior Pastors.
Bishop Dr. Lester Bradford is happily married to his dear wife of over 42 years, Assistant Pastor Janette Bradford. To add to their joy, they are blessed with 7 beautiful children who all work with him in his ministry, 2 sons- in- law, 1 daughter- in- law and 10 grandchildren.