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religious organization administrator

Cynthia Lynette Hale, Religious organization administrator. Ordained Disciples of Christ Church, Virginia, 1977. Recipient Liberation award Disciples National Convention, 1984, Religion awardDeKalb Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1990, Religious award for dedicated service Ninety-Nine Breakfast Club, award Martin Luther King's Board of Preachers, 1993,Chosen award Atlanta Gospel Choice, 1998.


Hale, Cynthia Lynette was born on October 27, 1952 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States.


Bachelor, Hollins College, 1975. Master of Divinity, Duke University, 1979. Doctor in Ministry, United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio, 1991.

Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Bethany College. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Northwest Christian College.


Head resident, Hollins (Virginia) College, 1975-1976;intern to minister, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1976;undergraduate counselor, Office of Minority Affairs Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1976-1977;intern to minister, Staunton Memorial Church, Pittsboro, North Carolina, 1977-1978;coordinating counselor summer transitional program, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, 1978;chaplain, Federal Correctional Institution, Butner, North Carolina, 1978-1983;chaplain, instructor, staff training academic Federal Prison System, Glynco, Georgia, 1983-1985;pastor, developer, Ray of Hope Christian Church, Decatur, Georgia, since 1986;1st vice moderator, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), United States and Canada, since 1993. Board directors Council on Christian Unity, 1978-1981. Board of trustees Disciples National Convocation, 1980-1986, president 1982-1984, president ministers' fellowship,1990-.

Task force on Renewal and Structural Reform, Disciples of Christ, 1980-1987, administrative committee 1982-1987, general board, 1982-1988. Board directors Disciples Division Higher Education, St. Louis, 1986-1989. Board of trustees Lexington (Kentucky) Theological Seminary, since 1990.

Board directors Disciples' National Evangelic Association, since 1991.


  • Ordained Disciples of Christ Church, Virginia, 1977.


Member Project Impact-Dekalb, South Dekalb Church Coalition. Board directors Beulah Heights Bible College, Destiny Atlanta.com. Member governing board National Council Churches, 1978—1983, panel on bio-ethical concerns, 1980—1982.