Rev. Dr. T. Durr is the founder of the Restoration Center, Inc. He was born in New Orleans, LA; but is now proud to call the state of New Jersey his home.
Rev. Durr studied theology at Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University and an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Morehouse College. He was ordained and licensed as a minister on December 14, 1975. Dr. Durr has been pastoring in the city of Newark for the past 35 years. During that time God endowed him with a vision to minister to the needs of the community.
In October 1976, he founded Gospel Cathedral Baptist Church, Inc. which was then located at 92 South 6th Street, Newark, New Jersey. The Church is now located in The Restoration Center, Inc. Complex that encompasses 272-308 South 12th Street, Newark, New Jersey. Here is a chronological history of the man and his accomplishments: