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District Elder Johnathan Mintz, President

IYFC 1st Vice President Deacon Antoine D. Lancaster

Deacon Antoine D. LancasterIYFC 1st Vice President
Deacon Antoine D. Lancaster

Antoine D. Lancaster is a native of Washington, DC. He is the third born of four children to Bishop Henry Sr. and First Lady Dorothy Lancaster. He is a dedicated and hard-working “no job too big or task too small” willingness of heart kind of person with the people’s purpose in mind. Antoine attended Florida Memorial College in Miami, FL, however, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Marketing in 2006 from Alabama A&M University. While attending A&M, Antoine was on the Dean’s List and received the Marketing Student of the Year award. He also received his first Master’s in Procurement and Contracts from the University of Maryland University College in 2011.

A descendant of the Way of the Cross Church of Christ Founder, Bishop Henry C. Brooks and the Founder of the Youth for Christ, Mother Isabell B. Ford, being a servant in the Lord’s church, was instilled in him as a child. While being diligent working behind the scenes, Antoine was asked to accept the appointment to the office of Deacon in August of 2010. On Men’s Day 2010, he was appointed to Deacon by Bishop Alphonzo D. Brooks. That same year, Antoine was elected local 1st Vice President for the Youth for Christ at the Mother Church. And then eventually serving as the local President for many years.

Antoine was featured on the cover of the Connect Magazine, a Faith & Work Issue “Agents of Change” the summer of 2016. He is currently working as a Foreign Military Sales Program Analyst for the Missile Defense Agency. Antoine gets to work with various military officials all around the world. While maintaining a busy work and church life, Antoine obtained his second Master’s in Business Administration in 2019. Antoine is also a part of the Eastern Board of Officials; officiating the middle and high school football games.