Reverend R. Shawn Edmonds is the Senior Pastor and founder of The Faith Center located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A man truly pursuing the heart of God, he seeks to help people reach their maximum potential by empowerment and education.

With a 21st – century approach to ministry, Pastor Edmonds has been able to successfully reach people from all walks of life. Pastor Edmonds has organized and executed many outreach initiatives, such as the annual “Book Bag Blessing” which is an event that provides back packs and school supplies to approximately 600+ children in grades K-8th, in addition to health screening, community resources and education. He has worked with City Government Officials to engage the community through events and programs that aim to unite the family unit and community at large.  His desire is to develop believers that will be the catalysts to impact and improve our community and world. He is known as a man with not just a heart for God, but a heart for God’s people.

Pastor Shawn has been featured in Epitome Magazine’s “We Got Next” Philadelphia edition that spotlighted young Pastor’s who are rising as this generation’s spiritual leaders. Pastor Shawn is happily married to the beautiful Melicia Edmonds.