Bronx Refuge Church of Christ recently announced its new pastor, Elder Michael Bouie. He will be installed at ceremony at the church Saturday, March 21.

Bouie is a native New Yorker and served as youth minister for the Children’s Church at the Greater Refuge Temple in Harlem for seven years, until he was appointed assistant junior pastor.

He also served in the office of chaplin in the local chapter of the Armor Bearers Young Peoples Union. Bouie attended Baruch College, where he was an accounting major. He is also a student of the Church of Christ Bible Institute, where he has obtained certificates in evangelical and ministerial training, with aspirations to receive a Bachelors of Religious Education.

Bouie was ordained elder in the 86th Holy Convocation in Columbia S.C. in August 2005.