Pastor Rev. Barbara Montague

Church Affiliations:

Pastor, Society for Helping Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Chaplain – Ministerial Ministry

Minister of Deaf Ministry

Society’s Praise Team

Member SFHC Drama Ministry

Program Director – SFHC, Inc. Summer Enrichment Program

Member, Overseer’s Ministry, SFHC

Member, Executive Board, SFHC


Community Affiliations:

Volunteer Disability Coordinator – Office of State Representative Jewell Williams, 197th Legislative District/ Commission on Disabilities

Judge of Elections – 13th Ward/13th Division, Philadelphia Board of Elections

Founder/Executive Director - “Journey to Recovery, Inc.”  (Recovery and Resource Agency for Deaf & Hard of Hearing) – Affiliation Agencies – Society For Helping, Inc.; S.T.O.P., Inc. (Sobriety Through Outpatient) Program; Community Behavioral Health (CBH), Philadelphia, PA

Liaison/Advocate for Deaf Community

Member/Black Deaf Advocates (BDA), Philadelphia Chapter

Member/ALA Black Deaf Advocates, Alabama/Birmingham Chapter

Alumni, Lincoln University, Lincoln, Pennsylvania

Member, Interfaith Clergy Coalition, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging


Educational History:

Lincoln University, Lincoln, PA – Graduated May 4, 2008 –
Master of Human Services Degree

Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary – Wynnewood, Pennsylvania – School of Christian Ministry – Graduated May 21, 2005 – Certificate of Biblical and Theological Studies

Geneva College – Center for Urban Theological Studies – Urban Ministry (C.U.T.S.) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • School of Social Work

  • Small Business Development Center

Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Sign Language)

Levitan Business School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



© 2013-2020 SOCIETY FOR HELPING CHURCH, INC. All rights reserved