David Telfort serves as Pastor of Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, New York. A Brooklyn native and the son of Haitian immigrants, Telfort’s faith journey began early in life. He grew up in a Wesleyan church in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. He is a graduate of Yale Divinity School and Occidental College. Prior to beginning at LAPC in 2017, he was the Associate Minister at Plymouth United Church of Christ in Des Moines, Iowa. Outside of church, Rev. he can be found in the gym, boxing, practicing yoga and enjoying life with family and friends. His passion for life is fed by an insatiable appetite for literature, film and music.