Apostle Fred Rubin
Bishop Fred Rubin is the pastor of Community Refuge Church in Manalapan, New Jersey. He is a graduate of Eastside High School in Paterson, New Jersey. Bishop Rubin went on to complete his Bachelor’s Degree in Sales Management at Bowling Green State University and a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Trenton State College (presently The College of New Jersey), and studied at the University of Hawaii.
In addition, he served in the United States Army. His service in the army was during the Vietnam Era, in which he worked as an Occupational Therapy Assistant at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Prior to his entrance into the army, Bishop Rubin served one year as a VISTA (Volunteer In-Service To America) volunteer.
Locally, Bishop Rubin was employed for 18 years in the Freehold Regional High School District. He is a certified Administrator, Principal, Counselor, and Teacher of the Handicapped in the state of New Jersey. He was a teacher and guidance counselor at Freehold Borough and Manalapan High schools. He formed and was the advisor to the “Black Awareness Club” at Manalapan High. Apart from the school system, he was the Community Housing Representative for Manalapan Township. During this time period, he worked within the New Jersey State Migrant Program.
Bishop Rubin has been pastoring Community Refuge Church since 1974 and maintains numerous high levels of responsibilities in the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. He serves as the International Recording Secretary of the organization, Registrar and Instructor at the W.L. Bonner College, Assistant Pastor of Solomon’s Temple in Detroit, Michigan, Diocesan Bishop of the Ecclesiastical Diocese of New Jersey, and is the co-coordinator of the “Lift Him Up Fellowship” conference held annually in East Brunswick, New Jersey. In 2003 Bishop Rubin created “Morning Reflections” an email ministry, which is distributed daily.
Bishop Rubin has been married for 36 years to Theresa Rubin. He is the father of three sons and has three grandchildren. He continues to be an avid runner and enjoys spending time with his family.
Apostle Fred Rubin overseas the following regions:
- New Jersey-Ecclesiastical
- New Jersey-Evangelical
- New Jersey-Metropolitan