Pastor John Johnson selected as Top Pastor of the Decade by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)


ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS – 02-27-2020 ( — Monsignor John T. Johnson, Pastor of St. Gregory, St. Catherine of Sienna & St. Paul Eleuthera, has just recently been selected as Top Pastor of the Decade for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his spiritual leadership, remarkable prosperity and commitment to serving Jesus Christ and all who worship him. 

While inclusion with the international Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself only 1 male and 1 female professional are chosen for this distinction. This member has demonstrated excellence in his field for over 40 years. He was honored at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas for his selection as Top Pastor of the Year for 2019. IAOTP is incredibly honored to display Pastor Johnson’s success. In December of this year, he will accept his nomination on stage at the Plaza Hotel in New York City as Pastor of the Decade.

Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Pastor Johnson for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make. His strength of character, humility and accomplishments are notable.  He has tremendous empathy, extensive experience to guide others and lives with gratitude. We are proud to honor him as our Top Pastor of the Decade and we are looking forward to spending time with him at the gala.”

Beginning his studies, Pastor Johnson attended St. John Vianney Seminary in Trinidad, West Indies, and then received his Master’s Degree in Religious Education from St. John University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Working in the Ministry of Education and attaining Priesthood proves how devoted Pastor Johnson is as a leader of the church. He is an ordained Deacon, Priest and educator whose impact of support and compassion reach far beyond his responsibilities. His  prior roles included serving as ordained Deacon at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church; he then was ordained to the sacred priesthood on Friday, August 8th 1980 by Archbishop Samuel Carter of Jamaica & Bishop Paul Leonard Hargarty. Msgr. Johnson’s first assignment was at Our Lady of the Holy Souls in Deveaux Street, Nassau as Associate Priest with Fr. Silvan.  He was assigned a Pastor of the Church of the Resurrection in South Beach, Nassau and then built the rectory for the Church of Resurrection. After the death of Fr. Chirstopher Granell, Msgr. Johnson was assigned as Pastor of Our Lady’s, where he helped raise funds to build the Out Reach Centre on Deveaux Street.  

In January 1999, Msgr. Johnson was assigned to his home parish of St. Gregory’s which includes St. Catherine of Siena in Hatchet Bay and st. Paul’s in Governor’s Harbour.  Msgr. Johnson was then given the task of building a new church at St. Catherine’s in Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera. He taught Ministry of Education in Harbour Island at the All Age School, Central Eleuthera High and then to North Eleuthera High School where he retired from teaching in June 2014.

Throughout his career, Pastor Johnson has received awards and accolades and has been recognized worldwide for his duties as a godly man. In 2019, he was chosen as Top Pastor of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) and was featured with the International Society of Business Leaders. For 2020, he will be considered to be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professional Magazine), and is also being considered for IAOTP’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  

Having an endless passion for serving the Lord Jesus Christ, Pastor Johnson describes his work as gratifying. He attributes his success to his education and mentors he has had along the way. In the future,,,,,, PLEASE ADD A PERSONAL QUOTE

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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