ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS – 06-03-2020 (PRDistribution.com) — Rev. Fr. David Nathaniel Cooper, Pastor of Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in the Bahamas has just recently been selected as Top Pastor of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP), for his outstanding leadership and authentic service of faith.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-galaWith over 2 decades of professional experience in Priesthood, Pastor Cooper has certainly proven himself as a devoted spiritual leader, who is empathetic, relatable and shows exemplary professionalism. Pastor Cooper is an expert in his field and demonstrates success not only as a Pastor but as a trusted ordained Deacon and Priest. He integrates prayer and the Bible into all his lessons for people to use as motivation to lead a better life. His impressive repertoire of prior roles have included serving New Providence, as his first official assignment at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral with the now bishop, then Fr. Patrick Pinder. Pastor Cooper spent five years at St. Francis, almost six years at Holy Family Church until he was reassigned in Grand Bahama. Originally, he was assigned to West End/St. Michael’s Parish and now he is the pastor at Mary Star of the Sea with responsibility for the West End/St. Michael’s as well as Holy Name Church in Bimini.In September of 1987, Pastor Cooper attended seminary college. He studied discernment, decision making and spiritual direction for 4 years. He became an ordained deacon in December of 1994 at Our Lady’s Church and went on to complete his grad studies in May of 1995, then he was ordained into priesthood. Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Pastor Cooper for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make. Pastor Cooper’s humility, spiritual maturity and genuine love for Christ are what make him the amazing Pastor he has become. We are thrilled to be honoring him and cannot wait to meet him at this year’s Gala.”Throughout his career, Pastor Cooper has received awards and accolades for his devotion to Christ and serving his Church. For 2020, he is being considered to be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and is also being considered for IAOTP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He will receive his award for Top Pastor of the Year on stage in New York City at the Plaza Hotel this December. Looking back, Pastor Cooper attributes his success to his perseverance, passion for Christ and willingness to help others within his community. For the future, he hopes to continue his life’s service as a Pastor and be able to engage in the work of the Lord while creating an impact on the lives of others. For more information on Pastor David Cooper please visit: www.iaotp.com
About IAOTP The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.
IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place. For more information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com
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