Pastor Sean Dowding, native of Jamaica, graduated in 1991 with a BA (Honours) in Religion from North Caribbean University in Jamaica, WI, and a MA in Religion from Newbold College in England a few years later. He also obtained a certificate in Basic Radio Production from the BBC Training in London. He served five years as Director of the Adventist Radio station in Martinique. Sometime later, he undertook doctoral studies in preaching and was awarded a Doctor of Ministry in 2005. Sean was called to ministry in France in 2006 and served 12 years. While a church pastor there, he served also as Youth Director at the Northern France Conference in Paris for 8 years, and then as Director of the Personal Ministries Department before coming to the USA. He just finished serving 4 years (2018-2022) at the First SDA Church of White Plains, in White Plains, NY.
Sean is married to Jasmine Anita and they have four children. Sean and Jasmine Anita are happy to follow God’s leading as they serve His people at the New Rochelle SDA Church, New York.