St. Mark AME Church Milwaukee
Pastor Joy L. Gallmon, fondly known as “Pastor Joy,” is a native of Ft. Pierce, Florida. She is the daughter of Jacob and Earline Gallmon and the proud mother of two, David Jacob and Janis Annette.
Pastor Joy is a graduate of Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. She holds a Doctor of Educational Ministries degree from Columbia Theological Seminary, Atlanta, Georgia.
Responding to the divine call to preach the gospel, Pastor Joy delivered her initial sermon in April 1999 at Greater Bethel AME Church, Miami, Florida and was ordained an itinerant elder in 2003.
Prior to her appointment to St. Mark AME Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Pastor Joy served New Mount Pisgah AME Church, Lake City, Florida for seven years, St. Paul AME Church, Ocala, Florida for five years and Allen Temple AME Church, Brooksville, Florida for two years.
Pastor Joy remains forever committed to serving God, the Church Universal, and the community.