Our Leadership and Church Staff


Rev. Victor T. Hall, Sr.

Senior Pastor

Rev. Victor T. Hall, Sr. has been the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Jamaica (Queens), New York since 1990. Prior to his call to Calvary, he was the pastor of New Hope Baptist Church, the oldest African-American Christian Witness in Dallas, Texas. Pastor Hall was licensed to preach by the Rev. Dr. E. K. Bailey and Concord Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas. He was ordained by the Eastern Baptist Association and the Rev. Dr. Harry S. Wright, Sr., at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Brooklyn, where he was a student minister for three years.

Mrs. Marvlieu Jolla Hall

First Lady

Mrs. Marvlieu Jolla Hall has a long track record of success with 30 years of business experience including more than 20 years working in the media industry. Mrs. Hall believes every person is a “star,” created by God with a unique gift that only they can give. As First Lady of Calvary Baptist Church Jamaica, NY, Mrs. Marvlieu Jolla Hall counsels and encourages men, women, young adults and children who are challenged emotionally, spiritually and physically.

Aubrey E. Kellman

Executive Minister

Bro. Aubrey E. Kellman is the Executive Assistant to Pastor Victor T. Hall Sr. at Calvary Baptist Church. He is a student at New York Theological Seminary where he is currently studying his Masters of Divinity. He has a Bachelors in Business Administration and Business Management from Monroe College in New Rochelle, NY. Brother Aubrey Kellman is the former Children's Director here at Calvary Baptist Church. Due the growth and success of that Ministry, Pastor Hall saw it fit give him this position and to help lead the church into the new era of Calvary Baptist Church.

Church Staff

Rev. Dr. Vera Smith, M.Div, Dmin.

Associate Minister

Rev. Noel Dunkley, M.Div.

Associate Minister

Mr. Andrew Young

Youth Director

Ms. Genovier Johnson

Business Manager

Mr. George Barnes

Dir. of Buildings and Properties

Abeni Haynes

Office Manager

Mr. Jermaine Richards

Multimedia Specialist

Ms. Bessie Jones-Myers

Office Assistant

Ms. Sylvia Pou

Church Clerk

Mr. Eddie Lunsford

Church Sexton

Mr. Alvin Jones

Assistant Music Director

Mr. Lonnie Christian


Mr. Welsey Cato

Bass Player