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06Dec
Friday, Dec 6th @ 10:00am
Senior Outreach
06Dec
Friday, Dec 6th @ 1:00pm
Intercessory Prayer
06Dec
Friday, Dec 6th @ 1:30pm
Total Praise Liturgical Dance
07Dec
Saturday, Dec 7th @ 8:30am
Women's Bible Study
07Dec
Saturday, Dec 7th @ 9:00am
Men's Bible Study
07Dec
Saturday, Dec 7th @ 11:00am
New Disciples Class
08Dec
Sunday, Dec 8th @ 9:30am
Worship Service
Pastor
 

The Reverend Charles T. Sembly, Pastor

 
84805935F054Pastor Charles T. Sembly is first and foremost a man of God. In 2019, Pastor Sembly marked his 35th year as Pastor of Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Randallstown, Maryland. Raised and educated in Annapolis, Maryland, Pastor Sembly received his Bachelor's Degree from Bowie State University. His home church is Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church in Annapolis, Maryland.

Licensed to preach on March 17, 1971, and under the mentorship of his father in the ministry, the late Reverend Edgar L. James, Pastor Sembly was ordained an African Methodist Episcopal Itinerant Deacon in 1978 and an Itinerant Elder in 1979. In 1982, Pastor Sembly was appointed Pastor of Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Maryland. During the Mid-year Conference on October 24, 1984, Pastor Sembly was appointed to Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church by Bishop John Hurst Adams. On August 3, 1992, Union Bethel A.M.E. relocated from its location on Liberty Road to its present church on Church Lane. Over the past 30 years, Union Bethel's ministries and outreach programs have blossomed to over 50 ministry and outreach programs designed to enhance the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of the community. Church membership has expanded from 188 in 1984 to over 1,375 members.

mens night 2016Pastor Sembly is currently Historian, 2nd Episcopal District; Trustee of the 2nd Episcopal District Washington Conference; a member of the Finance Committee of the 2nd Episcopal District Washington Conference; and an Instructor, 2nd Episcopal District Washington Conference Board of Examiners. Pastor Sembly conceptualized and developed the Six-Week Lenten Services with seven A.M.E. Churches, and is a former Recording Secretary for the 2nd Episcopal District Wshington Conference.

Pastor Sembly also serves the community in many varying opportunities of service, including Member of the Ministerial Alliance of Washington, DC, former President of the West Baltimore Area Ministerial Alliance, and former convener of the Randallstown Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance.

Married for 45 years, Pastor Sembly and First Lady Pamela Johnson Sembly have three loving adult children and blessed with eight wonderful grandchildren. Through the blessings and graciousness of God we have accomplished much. To God be the Glory!
 
 
 

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