Rev. Howard A. Milligan, Associate Minister
Reverend Howard A. Milligan is a native of St. Croix, Virgin Islands.He was born to Henry A Milligan and Ms. Aldora Morton on January 7, 1972. He accepted Christ as his savior on March 12, 1992; while serving onboard the aircraft carrier, USS Saratoga CV-60. He received his call to the ministry in 1994. Reverend Milligan preached his first sermon on February 28, 1995 at Eastside Church of God in Jacksonville, Florida under the leadership of his father in law and spiritual father, Bishop Shade J. Herring Jr.
After years of training, Reverend Milligan and his wife completed the Church of God Ministerial Internship Program in May 2002. After completing the training for the first tier of licensing in the Church of God, Howard received his Exhorters license. Because of his vast experience, integrity, and consistent obedience to God, Reverend Milligan was allowed to complete the Church of God Ordination in January 2004.
Throughout his ministry and humble submission to God, Reverend Milligan has been given the opportunity to minister to numerous congregations across denominational and cultural lines. Also, Reverend Milligan has ministered on several U.S. Navy vessels. Over the past twenty years, he has served in the following positions: Associate Pastor, Bible Study teacher, Sunday school teacher and Youth Pastor. In addition, Reverend Milligan has conducted revivals to lead lost souls to Christ.
While preaching the gospel, Reverend Milligan has faithfully served his country for the past 28 years. In March 2006, he was commissioned as a Naval Officer. Currently, Howard is a Lieutenant Commander and stationed at the Defense Logistic Center in Richmond, Virginia. Reverend Milligan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University. He received his Master of Science in Management degree from the University of Management and Technology.
Reverend Milligan has been married to the former Ms. Kimberly Herring, for 23 years and they are the proud parents of Howard Jr. and Kaylen.
Reverend Milligan’s favorite statement when he received compliments on his teaching or preaching “Keep Praying for me”.