Our Pastor

Dr. E.T. Stoddart

Lead Pastor of the Church of the Oranges

Dr. Errol T. Stoddart graduated from Oakwood College (now Oakwood University) in 1984 with a double major in Theology and Communications. From there he matriculated at Andrews University, graduating in 1986 with a Masters of Divinity Degree. In 2002, he received a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Carolina University of Theology.

He has served as a minister of the gospel for over 20 years, pastoring in New Jersey, Washington D.C., Virginia, and Baltimore Metro area for a greater part of his ministry. His most recent assignment was the Senior Pastor of the Miracle Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church in Baltimore, Maryland. He has taken on the position as the Senior Pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of the Oranges in Orange, New Jersey.

In 2004 he had the joyful experience of constructing a multi-million dollar edifice to the glory of God while serving as the pastor of the New Life Seventh-day Adventist Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Dr. Stoddart is an international speaker having preached in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and all over the United States. He is frequently called upon to conduct music and worship workshops in various localities.

He is the author of two books, “The Silent Shout, A Guide for Biblical Praise and Worship”, and “The Cycle of Worship”. His passion is seeking to experience the presence of God, and to lead God’s people into His divine presence.

He has been married to his beautiful wife of 20 plus years, Vernee’, who holds a MBA from John’s Hopkins University.

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