Albert Watson Jr.
Chief Apostle Albert Watson, Jr. (III) was born on September 11, 1947, to the late Shepherd Albert Watson, Sr. II and General Mother Rosetta Watson, in Miami, Florida. He attended Miami-Dade County Public Schools and graduate from Miami Northwestern Senior High. Upon graduating at the age of 17, he was inspired by his uncle and enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving for 4 years on a deployment in Liverpool, England. After being honorably discharged, he returned to Miami, Florida and was employed with the City of Miami. Additionally, he was a trained and skilled carpenter, plumber and electrician. God called him to the ministry of the House of Prayer Apostolic Faith, Inc. where he completed 50 years as a Minister of the Gospel.
On January 10, 1970, Chief Apostle Watson dedicated and committed his life to the Lord; becoming a Deacon and four years later God called him into the ministry. In his calling, he was given a vison to travel and promote the gospel of Jesus Christ. He became an Evangelist, where he established and led the Gospel Crusaders. He traveled throughout the Southeastern United States with the Crusaders preaching, teaching, and winning souls to Christ for more than ten years, fulfilling his father’s vision. Using his calling, under the Leadership of the late Chief Apostle Albert Watson, Sr., he was given the favor to inspire multiple congregations and built a foundation for the institution of worshipping God. The Lord continued to bless the mission work of the Crusaders, at the age of 25 Evangelist Watson was promoted to pastoral ministry. During his traveling with the Crusaders, he established three churches: Mount Sinai House of Prayer, Ocala, FL, Saint Mathews House of Prayer, Orlando, FL and Saint John House of Prayer, Gainesville, FL. After the untimely death of his father, Shepherd Albert Watson, Sr., in 1984, he was appointed Shepherd in the House of Prayer organization. He was later commissioned by God to become the Chief Apostle through his sufferings.
The Call Home & His Beloved Family
Chief Apostle Watson, was a devoted Man of God, loved the Lord and spent most of his lifespan working in ministry. On November 26, 2020, he was called home from labor to reward.
Chief Apostle Albert Watson, Jr. (III) leaves to mourn and cherish his memory: a devoted wife, Gwendolyn R. Watson; his loving children, daughters, Heather Bell Watson and Angel Watson-Billingslea (Sherwin); sons, Albert E. Watson, Jr. IV (Antoya), Joseph Watson, Dylan Watson, Darrius Watson (Abigail) and Albert A. Watson, VI; six grandchildren, Eboni Jones Watson, Albert E. Watson, Jr. V, Janiya Watson, Myles Watson, Nyla Watson, and Neomi Watson; one great granddaughter, Nayani Jones; an aunt, Rhodia Hall; an uncle, Pelham Williams; along with a host of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, beloved church family and friends.
“For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteous…2 Timothy 4:6-8
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