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
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.