Rev. Robert L. DeVeaux

Our Pastor: Rev. Robert L. DeVeaux


The Reverend Robert L. DeVeaux was born and raised in the Washington DC area and vicinity.  The late Dr. Louis B. Jones, Sr. at the Springfield Baptist Church in Washington, DC licensed him to the gospel ministry. He is an ordained American Baptist minister who holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Howard University in Washington, DC. a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Social Work from Rutgers University School of Social Work in New Brunswick, NJ.

Reverend DeVeaux has been an Associate Minister of the Springfield Baptist Church, Washington DC. served on the Community Development Corporation (CDC) of Imani Church in Trenton, NJ; as a Chaplain at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, NJ; an Assistant Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in East Orange, NJ; and an interim pastor of the Glenwood Baptist Church in Glenwood, NJ. On April 1 of 2007, he was called to be the interim pastor of Humanity Baptist Church of Newark, NJ, and on March 3 of 2008, he was called to be the fourth pastor in the 57th year history of Humanity Baptist church.

Our Pastor: Rev. Robert L. DeVeaux

His Mission

Reverend DeVeaux’s ministry has taken him to four continents, various countries and the Caribbean. It was in Machakos Kenya were he gained a heightened sense of ministry and service.

Faith & Social Justice

Reverend DeVeaux has developed an altruistic passion for faith and social justice, which has fueled his vision and mission for serving the community. His interests include mentoring youth and young adults, community activism, and urban public policy. As pastor, Rev. DeVeaux sees the whole community as his parish. Our pastor’s motto is “we come together on Sunday morning to be revived, refreshed, restored, and re-empowered to go back into the community to serve.”