It’s Official! The pastor of The Community of Faith church is now “Dr.” James Dixon II after the Virginia University of Lynchburg Doctorial hooding ceremony held at the church.  Touting a dissertation on “The Future of the Church: Attracting, Developing, and Deploying Millennials for Social Impact,” the event featured Houston’s icons in the ministry including Wheeler Avenue BC Pastor Emeritus Dr. William Lawson, Mt Horem BC Pastor Thomas Freeman, and Mt. Siani MBC Pastor Emeritus Dr. Samuel Jackson Gilbert Sr.  The master of ceremonies Calvary Christian Church pastor Dr. Jamale Kempt hosted program guests: Dr. Hebert Fain, Bishop Johnny Tates, Dr. Ross Cullin, Virginia University of Lynchburg Dean Dr. Marshall Mays, VUL Advisor Dr. James Coleman, Dr. Virgil Wood, Dr. Samuel Gilbert II, Deacon James Dixon Sr. (father), Dorita Hachett and James W.E. Dixon III (son).