Rev. Conrad Bennette Tillard Sr.

B.A., University of Pennsylvania

M.Div., Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York

Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary

Rev. Conrad Bennette Tillard Sr. currently serves as the Senior Minister of The Flatbush -Tompkins Congregational Church in Brooklyn, New York. Rev. Tillard is the immediate past Senior Minister, of the Nazarene Congregational Church a 140-year-old United Church of Christ Congregation (UCC) in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn where he served from 2006 to 2016. Prior to that, he served as the Interim Senior Minister of the 185-year-old Eliot Congregational Church, UCC.

Rev. Tillard is a Baptist and Congregational minister, licensed and ordained at the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church of the City of New York. He is affiliated with the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc., The American Baptist Churches USA and has held dual standing with the Metropolitan Association of the United Church of Christ, New York Conference.

Rev. Tillard is always very active in his community, serving on boards and in organizations in the parishes that he has served. He preaches frequently in some of the leading church pulpits throughout the New York metropolitan area and the nation. He is also an Adjunct Professor at The City College of New York, in the Black Studies Department. He also host a radio program, Conversations with Conrad on WHCR 90.3 FM. He is also completing his memoir which chronicles his extraordinary journey to the Gospel ministry.

Selected in 2015 to receive the Humanitarian Community Leadership Award, The Culvert News Community Awards and in 2009 as "Pastor of the Year" in Brooklyn, New York, by Church Women United and in 2005 and 2006 by as one of “The Most Influential Spiritual Black Leaders,” in the United States, the Reverend Conrad B. Tillard is an important ecclesiastical voice growing in America. He has been a student activist, minister and community activist for thirty years.

Rev. Tillard has had an ecumenical and interfaith journey a former member of the Nation of Islam He served Minister of the historic Harlem Mosque in Harlem, he resides in Bedford Stuyvesant; and he is the recipient of many awards and citations, he has explored the holy land. He is a jazz lover, and a proud father Amir, a Los Angeles based artist, Najmah, a Howard University Graduate, Conrad Jr, a Fisk University graduate. and Barack, his assistant Pastor is a 4th grader.

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