Biographical Sketch of Reverend
Barbara Jean (Haney) Jenkins
President of the L.A. Gathering of Rev. Sisters
Reverend B.J. Jenkins was licensed to the Gospel Ministry by the
the Faithful Central Bible Church, Inglewood,Ca. On December 2, 2001.
Committed to continuing education, her academic and theological preparation
are as follows:
1963 Graduate of the Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles,Ca.
Associate of Arts Degree in Sociology
1965 Graduate of California State University, Los Angeles,Ca.
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work
1992 Graduate of Bethany Bible College, Los Angeles, Ca.
Associate Arts Degree in Christian Education/Evangelism
1996 Graduate of Southern California School of Ministry, Inglewood,Ca.
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology(Suma cum laude)
1996 Course work completed at Azusa Pacific- West, Inglewood, Ca.
1997 Pentecostal Bible College-West, Pomona,Ca.
Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree
2001 Graduate of Ministry Preparation Training, Faithful
Central Bible Church, Ministry License
The practical experience and insight gained by Rev.Jenkins as a licensed minister
is very extensive. Her ministry has included the following areas of responsibility.
- Intercessory Prayer
- Counseling Ministry
- Juvenile Prison Ministry
- Stewardship/Wisdom in Finance
- New Believers Discipleship
- Water Baptism Orientation
- Short term Global Missions
- Lay Leadership Development
- Family Group Leader
- Teen Career Mentoring
- Clergywomen Leader
Rev.Jenkins received Christ as her personal savior at age 12 and was
baptized by Dr.John L.Branham. She was baptized in the Holy Spirit under
ministry of Dr.Jean Perez.
Reverend Jenkins has conducted seven prayer retreats, coordinated
two national Clergywomen Conferences. She has taught numerous workshops and
seminars in the area of prayer, lay leadership development, and wisdom in
finances. She authored a Workbook entitled Wisdom in Finance. Her evangelism
experience includes outreach, door to door witnessing, and the Chaplin
Eagles Program at Juvenile Hall..
At her home church, St. Paul Baptist Church, she served as the choir
president, a Deaconness, and a Trustee. At Faithful Central, she has served
for nine years in the teaching Ministry, Intercessory Prayer Team, Christian
Education, and as a minister under Bishop Kenneth C.Ulmer.
Beyond her church, she served as a treasurer for the Southern
California Community Choir, the L.A.Chapter Gospel Music Workshop of
America, and administrates the Rev. B.A. Wilson Scholarship at Fuller
Seminary, Pasadena,Ca, She served for three years on the board of Rev.Ev.
Ministry,Oakland, Ca., five years on the Board of Reach Me Foundation, and
served as a volunteer at the African American Center for World Missions.
Rev.Jenkins has participated in twelve short term Missions trips to Africa.
Since February, 2003, she is the president of the L.A. Gathering of
Rev. Sisters. Reverend Jenkins is a preacher of the Gospel.
Reverend Jenkins retired as a Supervising Children Services Worker in
March, 2001 with 35 1/2 years of service. She worked in San Bernardino County
Dept. Children Services until 2002 and later a six month assignment for L.A.
County Dept.of Children Services until October, 2002.