Dr. Elmo Johnson has been Pastor of Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church for 35 years; the church is located in the Historic 4th Ward of Houston, Texas.
Dr. Elmo Johnson is Director of Uplift 4th Ward a Community Development, he has built over a 100 homes for those with low to moderated income, these homes were made available to residents who never realistically expected to own a home; he also built a three-story apartment complex for senior citizens’ and Veterans.
Dr. Elmo Johnson has developed youth projects for children in Allen Parkway and Victory Place Housing communities; he provides activities and educational programs for boys and girls in the 4th Ward Community.
Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church has partnered with the nearby Gregory Lincoln Learning Center, a Houston Independent School District middle school of nearly 700 students.
Dr. Elmo Johnson has secured partnerships with Rice University, Texas Southern University, University of Houston, Lake land Baptist Church and Deer Park Baptist Church to provide tutors for these students.
Dr. Elmo Johnson has a vision of restoring Fourth Ward to a neighborhood of vitality and community.
He has made it his mission to revitalize one of Houston's most important historic neighborhoods, and along the way he is providing homes, friendship, and hope.