Rev. Dr. Timothy Adkins-Jones

Workshop Speaker - “Organizing to Lower Voting Age for School Board Elections”

Timothy Levi Adkins-Jones

Rev. Dr. Timothy Levi Adkins-Jones pastors the historic Bethany Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. Before being called to Bethany, Rev. Adkins-Jones faithfully led congregations in Massachusetts and Connecticut. He gladly serves as part of the leadership team for the New Jersey Together and as a trustee for the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and Salvation and Social Justice. Embodying the best of the Black preacher-scholar tradition, Rev. Adkins-Jones has a PhD in Practical Theology with a Homiletics concentration from Boston University School of Theology. A sought-after lecturer and speaker, Rev. Dr. Adkins-Jones is an assistant professor of Homiletics at Union Theological Seminary. He is also the proud husband of Rev. Dr. Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones and the father of four loving and amusing souls, Sofia, Ezekiel, Isabella, and Judah Nwà, who keep him young and busy.