The ministerial staff at AME Union Church, partners with the Pastor in executing the Spiritual program of the Church. This consists of ministry to men & women, Youth & Young Adults, Evangelism, Christian Education, Social Action, and Bible Study.

Ministerial Staff

    Pastor Paul J. Thomas

    Senior Pastor Paul J. Thomas

    Rev. Gloria Walker

    Rev. Gloria Walker, Itinerant Elder

    Dr. Alissha Hodges

    Alissha Hodges, DPT
    Profession:  Physical Therapist
    Ministry(s): Youth Minister, Steward Board, FAITH Liturgical Dance Ministry Director, Children’s church teacher, Praise and Worship Leader, Choir Director 
    Favorite Scripture: Philippians 4:6-7 “Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

    Jovan Moore

    Jovan A. Moore
    Profession: Principal, Kensington Urban Education Academy, School District of Philadelphia
    Ministry(s): Steward, Director of Christian Education, FAITH Liturgical Dance Ministry, Church school/Children’s church Teacher, Intercessory Prayer Ministry, Sarah Tanner WMS, Courtesy Guild
    Favorite Scripture: Galatians 6:9 “Let us not become weary in well doing, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”


    Tiffany Malone
    Profession: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Counselor.
    Ministry(s): Chief Worship Officer and Lead Prayer Intercessor
    Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:6 “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”

    Kim Billups

    Kim Yvonne Billups
    Profession: Compliance Specialist 
    Ministry(s): Church Administrator and Usher Board
    Favorite Scripture:  Psalm 19:14  “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.”

    James March

    James A. March
    Profession: I.D.S Administrator
    Ministry(s): Steward Board, Usher Board, Mime Director, Choir Director, Praise and Worship Leader
    Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3 “My son, forget not my teaching, and let thy heart observe my commandments…Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding in all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight…”

    Gregory Lynch

    Gregory Lynch    
    Profession: Transportation Equipment Operator for Penn Dot      
    Ministry(s): Music Ministry, Men’s Ministry, Trustee and Finance Committee      
    Favorite Scripture: Romans 12:1-3 “…Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Than you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will.”

    Shenita Mansfield

    Shenita Mansfield
    Profession:  Educator
    Ministry(s): Steward Board, Courtesy Guild, Y.P.D. Director, WMS Missionary Society, Praise and Worship Leader, Planning Committee 
    Favorite Scripture: Ephesians 20:3 “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.”