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Pastor William A. Brownlee Sr.

Pastor William A. Brownlee Sr. is the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Christian Center (ECC), founded in Philadelphia PA in 2016. He began his journey as a church leader at The Church of New Hope and Faith, gaining his experience under the leadership and tutelage of Bishop James Mcneal, Jr.

Pastor Brownlee earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Psychology from Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. He later went on to pursue his Master of Divinity at Palmer Theological Seminary in King of Prussia, PA. 

Pastor Brownlee is currently expanding his spiritual footprint with the opening of Emmanuel Christian Center of Los Angeles and serving as the covering Pastor of The Philadelphia Tabernacle of Prayer For All People.


To support the youth in developing future leaders, Pastor Brownlee created the Emmanuel Christian Center Leadership Academy in 2019. In addition, he created the Brownlee Scholarship Fund (BSF) which is part of his plan to offset the financial hardships of those faced with difficulties reaching their educational, ministerial, business and personal goals.


Led by a motivation to provide jobs and give back to the community, Pastor Brownlee founded Divine Enterprises. Divine Enterprises is a family of companies which offers a spectrum of diverse services with the same goal, helping the community achieve their goals. The company is designed to produce maximum impact for our customers and the broader community.

-William Brownlee sr.

- Brownlee, W. A. (2020). The Life Changer: Quotes 4 Life. Amazing Reads Publications.

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