Rev. Dr. Lennett Anderson
Lennett J. Anderson is the Senior Pastor of EBC: The MEETing Place, Upper Hammonds Plains, NS. Named by MacLean’s Magazine as “one of five Canadian Pastors who are breathing new life into their communities,” he has been identified as a source of inspiration and encouragement to many. Since returning to his home church in 1999 Pastor Anderson’s leadership has led to the formation of a blended community of worshippers who meet to exemplify unity within the Body of Christ. Lennett is a sought after speaker with a dynamic presentation and message.
His passion for community is evident through his contributions as consultant for the Halifax Regional School Board on leadership and race relations, as a member of the Halifax Regional Municipality Chief of Police Roundtable on Diversity and Race Relations, as Moderator of the African United Baptist Association of Nova Scotia, and as a former board member of the Nova Scotia Chapter of the Children’s Wish Foundation.
He has been recognized with numerous awards including: The 2016 ADC Alumni Distinguished Service Award (Acadia University School of Theology); The Canadian Forces Decoration Medal (2009), The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012); the Acadia University Medal in Theology (2000); and inclusion in Who’s Who in Black Canada 2 (2006).