Meet Our Pastor: Rev. Gayle Davis-Culp

Rev. Gayle Davis-Culp serves as the new Senior Pastor of Holy Trinity A.M.E., Long Beach and has served as the Senior Pastor of the Holy Trinity A.M.E. Church, Palmdale. Under her leadership at Palmdale, the church fed the homeless; gave scholarships to member high school graduates, and reaching beyond the walls to include some students who were not members of the church; contributed to missions in Africa; contributed benevolent offerings to those in need; bought a 24-passenger bus; and participated in local and area Missionary and YPD programs, sending youth to camp and other church activities.

Rev. Davis-Culp, an ordained elder in the A.M.E. Church, holds a Master's degree in English, has completed all but her dissertation for her PhD, and has completed twenty units toward a Master of Divinity at Claremont Theological Seminary. Rev. Davis-Culp has served as an English Professor at Santa Monica College for over ten years and currently serves as Director of the TRIO program at Santa Monica College. Before coming to Santa Monica, she served as Chair of English, Speech, Reading and Developmental Math at Compton College; taught English and Multicultural Studies at Sonoma State University; was the Assistant Director of the Honors Program at Arizona State University, as well as taught in the English Department. Rev. Davis-Culp lived in Cameroon, West Africa for almost two years, where she lectured at the University of Yaounde and taught English as a Second Language for USAID. Hailing from the south, Rev. Davis-Culp taught at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge) and Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Rev. Davis-Culp has preached at churches in Southern California, in Northern California, Washington D.C., Maryland, and Texas. She will be conducting a revival in Mississippi in May, 2003.

Rev. Davis-Culp is the wife of Jerry Culp, and they have two wonderful children, Jeremy and Marissa

Last Updated on Friday, 01 June 2012 00:56

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