Jonah 2:22 He said: “In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and you listened to my cry. Zephaniah 3:1717 The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
Pastor Yvons Louis is an influential and respected figure in New York and the rest of the Tri-State area. He is the voice of the voiceless in the Haitian community and in other faith-based communities of color at large. He has been a pastor since 1988 and his call to service is a pro bono mission to preserve the Haitian culture and restore a broader sense of human dignity among the diverse communities he serves. Pastor Yvons reaches out to the community through in-person interactions, online platforms that are inspired by social media, television, and radio platforms and through his chaplaincy work around public safety and community policing.
His outreach platform is done radio and can be accessed on radiolavoixdivine.com. The outreach program includes ministering to the needy, proving information about where communities can access help regarding domestic violence, food stamps, public safety, immigration, and other important public information relevant to human survival. On television, Mr. Yvons hosted many shows such as Rendez-vous avec nos artistes Chretiens and Junie Docteur and an animator for Radio Verite in New Jersey. Through his outreach work, Pastor Yvons also uses his platforms to point his congregants and community members to city, state and federal resources enhancing civic participation and other partnerships with government to promote good citizenship using faith-based and bottom-up approaches.
Pastor Yvons majored in Business Studies from SUNY Rockland Community College and has a certificate in Christian Political Science with a focus in Diplomacy & International Relations from The Logos Christian University & Vocational Institute of Technology. He has participated in numerous professional development programs in business and community work and has learned how to bridge the gap between community needs and public and private resources. Pastor Yvons continues to be an indispensable force in linking theory from his academic accolades to community practice.
Professional & Community work
Professional and Community Work
Pastor Yvons is a Fire fighter, General Chaplain and member of several organizations and coalitions that advocate for the betterment of communities in New York and the rest of the Tri-State area. Yvons has honorably served as in different capacities in several service-driven organizations including being a member of Police Reserve Association Of the City Of New York, Board of Directors of Head Start of Rockland, Treasurer of the Hasco organization, Chairperson of the Democratic party for Spring Valley, Community Liaison with the police chief and also NYPD 83rd PRECINT CLERGY COUNCIL, and actively involved in the Board of Elections in Rockland County. Yvons is married with 5 children.
- Citations for the City of New York for outstanding community work.
- Certificate from the Int. Alliance of Chaplin’s & Law Enforcement Rank : Chaplain Commander General
- Proclamation from Rockland County upon graduating from the New York City Police Citizens Academy.
- Grand Marshall of the IFG Productions unity parade.
Pastor Yvons continues making strides in reaching out to diverse communities through in-person collaboration, faith-based ministry, chaplaincy, and mass medial forums using the social medial approaches of the 21st Century. He remains a voice of the voiceless who is passionate about linking communities in need to public and private resources.
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
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Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be r” says the LORD, who has compassion on you.