Pastoral Resource Ministries, Inc.
An Outreach Resource Ministry
A Ministry For The Millennium
Pastor Thelma Gilbert, MA, Founder and CEO

Reverend Lena Brown - Secretary
Reverend Lena Brown is a lifelong member of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) Church.  She
has served in many and varied leadership positions on the local, district and annual conference levels of the
denomination.  Lena is an ordained Elder and has been a member of Martin Temple A.M. E. Zion Church in
Chicago, IL  since 2000.  Rev. Brown is Leader of Leaders, Stephen Ministry Leader, Minister of Maturity and
Dean of the Live Development Institute.  Lena is also a member of the Women's Home and Overseas
Missionary Society and Prison Fellowship Ministry.

She is an Executive Board member of Connecticut based Pastoral Resources Ministries, Incorporated (PRM)
an interdenominational full-gospel outreach resource ministry that offers and administers supportive
outreach services to pastors, para-ministry leaders, faith-based organizations and the community at large in
various forms from a biblical perspective by utilizing God-given spiritual gifts and talents under the power and
anointing of the Holy Spirit.

Lena is an Executive Board Member of Connecticut based New Life Academy Inc/Transitional Outreach
Ministries.  NLATOM ministers to young men at-risk of becoming lost in the penal system and to families
whose loved ones are already caught up in that system.

She is a member of the National Council of Negro Women, NAACP and Indiana chapter of Colored Women
Clubs of America and ARMA International.

Lena holds a certificate in Business Management from Hartford Community College; and completed course
work at Manchester Community College, Tekiyo Post University and is currently completing degree work at
DePaul University in Chicago.  She is a member of Alpha Sigma Lambda, The National Society of Collegiate
Scholars and The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

Lena has over 35 years experience in the insurance industry and is currently employed at CNA (an
insurance company) in Chicago as Enterprise Records Management Director for the Corporation.  She is a
certified facilitator and has extensive experience in facilitation, project management and teaching.  Lena has
successfully used her skills in the corporate and private sectors and in the faith-based community.  She
specializes in strategic and tactical planning, problem solving, conflict resolution, communication,
team-building and, leadership development.

She is married to Marvin Wm. Brown, Jr., and is the mother of four daughters (Natalie, Nyki, Angela and
Andrea) and two sons (Jeffrey and Richard).  She is a grandmother and great-grandmother.  Lena loves the
Lord, loves His people and her greatest joy is worshipping, praising and serving Him!  She is grateful and
humbled to be able to serve Him as a servant/leader, preacher and teacher here on earth.  Her greatest
desire is that all are saved and have a personal relationship with Almighty God.

The scripture that comforts, inspires and motivates Lena is Jeremiah 29:11-13 "For I know the plans I have
for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.
Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me and I will listen to you.  You will seek me and you will
find me when you seek me with all your heart."
To contact:
For more information write or call us at:
Pastoral Resource Ministries, Inc., P. O. Box 7232, Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
Telephone (860) 916-4613  
Pastoral Resource Ministries, Inc.
An Outreach Resource Ministry
A Ministry For The Millennium
Rev. Lena Brown