Elston Green

Elston H. Green is a native of Prince George’s County, Maryland. He graduated from Largo High School in 1988 and furthered his education at Bowie State University, where he was heavily active in the Army R.O.T.C program. In May of 1994, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and was commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army. 


After leaving the Army, Elston became an Educator for the District of Columbia Public School System. To develop further as an Educator, he attended Trinity University in Washington, D.C., where he graduated with Honors with a Masters of Arts in Teaching. To continue making a positive impact, he headed many after-school programs including Physical Agility, the Science Project, and the Boys to Men Mentoring programs. 


In June 2005, he graduated from the United States Capitol Police Academy and received the Distinguish Cadet Award, an honor voted by his classmates. Officer Green was assigned to the Communication Division, where he continues to serve as a Communication Training Officer. 

Elston has served in various roles in the ministries of Mount Sinai Baptist Church, the Soul Factory, Tree of Life Christian Ministries, and Doers of the Word Church. He was ordained as a minister with the Tree of Life Christian Ministries, where he served as the Head of the Men’s Ministry, Youth Leader and Mentor, Head Usher, Sunday School Teacher, and Church Board member. 


In January 2019, after much prayer and wise counsel, Elston Green answered the call to Pastor and planted The Believers’ Sanctuary, located in Charles County, Maryland where he serves as Senior Pastor.  


Elston Green is married to his beautiful wife Nicole Green for over 20 years, and together they have two beautiful children: Jalen and Ellyse.