Pastor's Update

Pastor's Update
Rev. Dorrian H. Schenck - Interim Pastor

The Reverend Dorrian H. Schenck is an anointed preacher and teacher whom God has appointed to lead His people into Abundant Life Living. For over 20 years he has taught and preached the Word of God. He has ministered to God’s people the gifts of God’s liberating, delivering, and healing power.
Dedicated to teaching the whole family of God, that they have a place and purpose in the Kingdom of God. Pastor Schenck is a facilitator throughout the United States and Internationally at conferences, retreats and seminars teaching a variety of topics on the Victorious Abundant Life in Christ Jesus.

Reverend Dorrian H. Schenck was ordained an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1993. Reverend Dorrian H. Schenck answered God’s call in 1988 and has served on the ministerial staffs of Mt. Zion AME Church in New Brunswick, NJ under the Pastorate of Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand, and Historical Bridge Street AME Church in Brooklyn, NY.
Reverend Schenck has pastored in the Delaware Annual Conference at St. Paul AME Church, Harrington, DE, Trinity AME Church, Middletown, DE, the Philadelphia Annual Conference in the South Philadelphia District at Historical Bethel AME Church, Reading, PA., the New Jersey Annual Conference at St. James AME Church, East Millstone, NJ, Quinn Chapel AME Church, Atlantic Highlands, NJ, St. Mark AME Church, Cranford, NJ, Mt. Pisgah AME Church, Lawnside, NJ and currently he serves as pastor at the Historic Bethel AME Church, Passaic, New Jersey. He has served as a Conference Trustee for 8 years, on the Board of Examiners for 16 years, and was a Ministerial Institute instructor for 11 years. He was President of the Delaware Conference Ministerium for 3 years, Vice President for one year and President of the Delaware State Ecumenical Ministerium for 7years. Reverend Schenck served as an alternate delegate for the AME Church General Conference in 2000 and 2004.
He is a senior Chaplain of the International Conference of Law Enforcement Chaplains. Reverend Schenck served as the Chaplin of Union County District Attorneys Office, Senior Chaplin of the Reading Police Department Chaplin Corps the largest corps on the east coast. Also, Chaplin for the Senate & Congress in the Commonwealth State of Pennsylvania and the Passaic Police Department.
Reverend Dorrian H. Schenck hails from East Brunswick, New Jersey. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware with a dual BS. Degree in Communications and Psychology. He also has a Masters degree in Divinity, from the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Pastor Dorrian H. Schenck is permanently married to his partner in life and partner in ministry the Reverend Miyoshi Taylor-Schenck and they are the very proud parents of one kingdom building son Varnell A.K.A “Dante“. 
Over his twenty-five years of ministering and teaching all people of faith worldwide, Rev. Dorrian H. Schenck has received numerous awards and recognitions for his commitment to community economical, spiritual empowerment and development.
Reverend Schenck believes and stands on the Word of God, “I can do all things through Christ that strengthens me” Philippians 4:13.