Pastor Michael D. Toote
Wife: Brenda Joan Toote.
Children: Michael, Jr., Michelle, Brendan and Brendina.
Michael Toote is an ordained minister of the Seventh- day Adventist Church and a Counsel & Attorney-at-Law who was called to the Bar of England and Wales and the Bahamas Bar. He is competent in matters of criminal & civil law with specialisms in Advance Civil Litigation and Family Law. Additionally, he is a certified Counselor in Loss and Recovery Management. He studied law at the Inns of Court School of Law in central London, where he was called to the Bar as a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.
As an administrator, Dr. Toote served as President of the Turks & Caicos Islands Mission of Seventh day Adventists and principal of the Grand Bahama Academy in Freeport, respectively. He served for a number of years as Community Services and Religious Liberty Director as well as Ministerial Secretary of the Bahamas Conference of Seventh Day Adventists. Additionally, He served as a member of the Government's Prison Reform Commission, sitting as secretary of the Penal Code Review Committee.
An academic of longstanding, Dr. Toote has conducted conferences and seminars throughout the Caribbean, the United States and the UK. Concerned with issues affecting the inner city, he has developed a model for grief support to victims and survivors of violence in Nassau, Bahamas. He is the author of two books, namely, 'The Successful Life NOW: 12 Secrets of the Ages Unfolded' and 'Capital Punishment in the Bahamas and the Privy Council's Moratorium'. An avid proponent of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Dr. Toote holds membership in the London Chartered Institute of Arbritrators with specialty in Family and Commercial Mediation.
Dr. Toote is married to Brenda Joan Toote, nee Gardiner. The couple are blessed with four wonderful children, Michael, Jr., Michelle, Brendan and Brendina.
Today, Pastor Toote praises God for having called him into the gospel Ministry to make a difference in many lives. He seeks your continued prayers, as he grows in the grace and in the knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.