Pierre Eddy Laguerre has been named the Grand Marshall of the May 15th Haitian Unity Parade by Haitian-Americans United, Inc. The parade, now in its 11th year, steps off from Mattapan Square on Sunday, May 15 at 1 p.m. The parade ends at Talbot Ave. in Dorchester. Tens of thousands of Haitian-Americans and friends line Blue Hill Avenue or participate in the parade.
Pastor Laguerre has been in pastoral ministry for the last 30 years. He has pastored many churches throughout the vast territory of the Northeastern Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists. He started his pastoral mission in Brooklyn, New York thenjourneyed through Temple Salem in Dorchester, Golgotha in West Roxbury, Ephese in Providence, Rhode Island, Brockton Temple, Philadelphie in Malden and the Cape Cod Haitian American church in Hyannis.
Twenty of his 30 years in ministry were spent in New England. Presently Pastor Laguerre serves as pastor of the Sinai Church in Spring Valley, NY and Mid-Hudson church in Poughkeepsie, NY. Over the years his ministry has been marked by a total immersion in his community for the advancement of the cause of Christ and the salvation of those entrusted into his care.
Pastor Laguerre is a vibrant speaker, a spirit filled and a Holy Ghost anointed revivalist. He is married to the former Jacqueline Brutus, a Medical School graduate from the State University of Haiti and a Psychiatric Nurse in Massachusetts. Mrs. Laguerre is a very dedicated wife and mother and a well sought after speaker in areas of health, women ministry and family life. Eddy and Jacky have 3 beautiful children; Josiane Esther, and Jacques Eddy. This year the Laguerres are celebrating their 28th wedding anniversary.