Past Pastors

Rev. Vernon N. Dobson
1967 – 2007

Reverend Vernon Nathaniel Dobson was born October 29, 1923, into a committed, philosophical family headed by his father, the Reverend Spencer Dobson. Dobson attended grade school at Baltimore Public School 100 and at Booker T. Washington. He earned a diploma from Frederick Douglass High School and joined the United States Navy in 1940 where he played on intramural sports teams with future baseball Hall of Fame inductee Larry Doby. Qualified for Officers Candidate School, Dobson would not be allowed to participate. He and his squadron were vindicated when their squadron was chosen to march at President Harry Truman’s inauguration... Read Full Bio

Rev. Dr. Baxter L. Matthews
1940 - 1967
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Rev. J. Timothy Boddie
1929 - 1939

Rev.Dr. David E. Over
1924 - 1928


Rev. Dr. Harvey Johnson
1874 (Oct.) – 1923

Rev. William P. Thompson
1872 – 1874 (Jan.)


Rev. William Williams
1861 – 1869

Rev. Chauncey Leonard
1856 – 1858


Rev. John Carey
1852 – 1855