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. Dr. Anderson is also a retired commissioned Officer in the Canadian Forces where he served as Unit Chaplain for HMCS SCOTIAN.
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.
Rev. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dalhousie University and a Master of Divinity degree from Acadia Divinity College. He also received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity degree from St. Thomas Christian College.
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).
Lennett is married to Késa Munroe-Anderson and together they have two sons and a daughter.
Multiply Conference 2019 in Halifax, NS