Hezekiah Walker and a drove of volunteers from Love Fellowship Tabernacle and the Local DC9 Union organization Feed the Hope converged upon Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park to unload food from an 18-wheeler. They were there to serve, and that is exactly what they did for three hours on a crisp Saturday before Thanksgiving, as families who needed some relief this holiday lined up for a food box. The food giveaway was sponsored with the Christian organization Feed the Hope.
“We expected to be in the park until about 4 p.m.,” says Walker, who has hosted a food giveaway every year for the past 18 years. “But this has been a challenging year for so many people, and those who wanted boxes were there early. We handed out all of the food faster than ever before.”
A Brooklyn native, Walker is committed to serving the community that is still the home to the original location of Love Fellowship Tabernacle. Walker says: “Evangelism is the epitome of Ministry, and service is an extension of evangelism. It is always a joy to see the effect that this type of outreach has on the community. Feeding the multitudes is something I wish I could do every day.”
Hezekiah Walker is a Gospel music pioneer. His HezHouse Entertainment recently released the first single from its first artist, Vincent Bohanan & SOV. The single, “Any Day Now”, recently reached #2 on Billboard’s Digital Singles chart.
Hezekiah Walker is senior pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle, with locations in Brooklyn, New York and Bensalem, PA. He is also a Bishop in the Pentecostal Church through which he oversees 28 churches in the U.S. and South Africa. The Brooklyn native is a dedicated New Yorker and a seminal fixture in his home borough. He will break ground soon on HezHouse Apartments, an affordable and supportive housing development by Hezekiah Walker & Love Fellowship Tabernacle, Brooklyn Community Housing & Services, and Alembic Community Development. Walker is also host of the The Hezekiah Walker Gospel Countdown and the Hezekiah Walker Afternoon Praise Show syndicated by AURN.
Volunteers and New Yorkers during Food Giveaway
Hezekiah Walker and Feed the Hope Gave Away 1,000 Boxes of Food
Photo Credit: Daryl Tillman Photography