Pastor Cordell E. HunterPhone:
On June 20, 2004, the parishioners of St. James AME Church
welcomed Rev. Hunter
...Rev. Hunter, who is a mighty servant for God and His people, has served as pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church since 1980.Prior to gracing the pulpit of the historic St. James AME Church, Rev. Hunter served as pastor of Shiloh AME Church in Baltimore and most recently Mt. Olive AME Church in Worton, MD. Through his inspiring, dedicated and progressive leadership, souls have been directed to God, children have been inspired to work toward excellence, church-community partnerships have been developed, and effective stewardship have been realized.He has served as Assistant Secretary of the Baltimore Annual Conference (Second Episcopal District).Since 1980, he has served as the Director of Social Action Committee, Christian Education Board and the Board of Admissions -Baltimore District Conference.Rev. Hunter has been an activist in community affairs, having served on numerous educational, religious, community organizations and boards.
has held many offices with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
(NAACP), some of these being but are not limited to: President of Kent County Branch (12 years), Vice President of Maryland State Conference of Branch and Regional Chairman - District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland.Rev. Hunter received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and a Master of Science Degree in Administration and Supervision from Morgan State University, and a Graduate Certificate in Religious Education from St. Mary's Seminary and Ecumenical Institute.
has completed post graduate work at Loyola, Coppin State University and Goucher College
has also completed the requirements for the Doctoral Degree in Christian Education.In additional to his pastoral work at St. James AME Church, Rev. Hunter is an administrator for the Anne Arundel County Public Schools.Rev. Hunter
has two sons, Cordell
, Jr. and Kenneth.