Meet Our Pastor

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The Reverend Dr. Kenneth H. Hill, Ph.D.    

(Franklin, Tenn.) The Reverend Kenneth H. Hill, Ph.D., has been appointed as pastor of the Historic Shorter Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Franklin, Tenn.

Rev. Hill comes to Franklin as a retired Executive Director of Christian Education of the African Methodist Episcopal Church; he was assigned to Shorter Chapel after serving as Presiding Elder of the Louisville-Paducah District, in the West Kentucky Annual Conference; 13th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. His teachings span across  universities and seminaries throughout the country.

He is the author of several books including his most recent; “Religious Education in the African American Tradition”, Chalice Press.

Rev. Hill completed his Masters of Theology from Harvard Divinity School, and his Doctorate of Philosophy degree at the University of Michigan. He brings to the ministry an educator’s mind and a pastor’s heart. These qualities serve him well as he labors with a view to lead the Church into the future.

Rev. Hill is married to Dr. Roberta Hill. They have five children and four grandchildren.