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Al Edney, I
Senior Pastor

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Al was born in Natchez, MS and graduated with honors from Alcorn State University with a B.S. in Chemistry/Pre-med in 1988 and a PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry from Howard University in 1993.  He has worked as a chemist and medical educator since 1993. Al accepted his call to ministry in 1997, was licensed to preach in1998 and ordained in 2003 and 2010 by United Theological Seminary and First Baptist Church of O’Fallon, MO respectively.  Al is married to Teresa and together they have kids Albert, Charity and Grace.  Al has a vision to pastor a church that looks like heaven.  And we are implementing that vision at Willott as we Reach and Grow Families with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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