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Clergyman , Church official

Jewett Lynius Walker, American clergyman, church official. Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1957.

Background

Walker, Jewett Lynius was born on April 7, 1930 in Beaumont, Texas, United States. Son of Elijah Harvey and Ella Jane (Wilson) Walker.

Education

Bachelor, California Western University, 1957. Master of Arts, Kingdom Bible Institute, 1960. Bachelor Religious Education, St. Stephens College, 1966.

Doctor of Divinity, St. Stephens College, 1968. Doctor of Laws, Union Baptist Seminary, 1971. Postgraduate, St. Paul School Theology, 1979.

Postgraduate, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986. Graduate, National Planned Giving Institute, 1981. Graduate, Philanthropy Tax Institute, 1982.

Doctor of Divinity, Clinton Junior College, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Municipal Government, Concord, 2006.

Career

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Los Angeles, 1966-1973, Logan Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, San Diego, 1973-1974, Rock Hill African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Indian Trail, North Carolina, 1974-1979, Bennettsville African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Norwood, North Carolina, 1979-1986, Price Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Concord, North Carolina, 1986-1989, Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Hickory Grove, South Carolina., 1989-1991, New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Lancaster, South Carolina., 1992, Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Lancaster, South Carolina., 1993^. Secretary-treasurer department home missions, brotherhood pensions and relief African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1974-1994. Member Executive Board Prophetic Justice Unit Committee National Council Churches, co-chairperson personnel committee.

Member World Methodist Council, delegate 14th World Conference Chairman Minority Affairs Advisory Committee, Mecklenburg County. Trustee Clinton College, director planned giving, 1992. Trustee Rock Hill, Lomax-Hannon College, Greenville, Alabama, Union Baptist Theological Seminary, Birmingham, Alabama.

Board of managers McCrorey branch Young Men’s Christian Association. President American Church Finance Service Corporation, Carolina Home Health Service Inc., Methodist Life Insurance Society Inc., board of trustees State North Carolina College Foundation, Inc., 1987, delegate.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1957.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Is There a Man in the House, 1975, Lets Get Serious about Missions, 1991, Issues Facing the Ministry, 1991, The Denominational Dollar, 1992, also articles.

Membership

Chairman Minority Affairs Advisory Committee, Mecklenburg County. Trustee Clinton College, director planned giving, 1992. Trustee Rock Hill, Lomax-Hannon College, Greenville, Alabama, Union Baptist Theological Seminary, Birmingham, Alabama.

Board managers McCrorey branch Young Men’s Christian Association. President American Church Finance Service Corporation, Carolina Home Health Service Inc., Methodist Life Insurance Society Inc., board trustees State North Carolina College Foundation, Inc., 1987, delegate Presbyterian Partners in Ecumenism National Council Churches Christ, 1986, president, since 1988. President Walker Funeral Home Inc.

(formerly The House of Irma Funeral Home), Concord, 1995, American Church Economic Development Corporation. Delegate Presbyterian Church United States General Assembly, 1985. Member citizens parole accountability committee Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, 1993.

Member planned giving advisory board Livingston College, Salisbury, North Carolina. President Jewett L. Walker & Associates. Chairman minority affairs advisory committee Mecklenburg County.

Committee member Charlotte Mecklenburg Citizen Parole Accountability Committee, 1994, vice chairman, 1998. President Pardue St. Apartments Inc., Lancaster, South Carolina, since 1997, American Church Economic Development Corporation, 1999. Elected to judicial council African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 2000.

Member advisory board Mechanics and Farmers Bank, Charlotte, 2001. Fellow National Association Church Business Administrators, Church Business Administration, Presbyterian Church Business Administration Association. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), National Society Fund Raising Executives, American Bible Society (state director vols., North Carolina and South Carolina director volunteer), National Speakers Bureau, Christian Ministries Management Association, American Society Association Executives, Funeral and Cremation Society South, Inc.

(founding member 1998), Shriners, Masons (33 degree), Prince Hall Affiliation.

Connections

Married Dorothy Mae Croom, April. Children: Cassandra Lynn, Jewett L., Kevin, Michael, Ella, Betty Renne, Kent, Elijah H. Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

father:
Elijah Harvey Walker

mother:
Ella Jane (Wilson) Walker

spouse:
Dorothy Mae Croom

child:
Cassandra Lynn Walker

child:
Jewett L. Walker

child:
Kevin Walker

child:
Michael Walker

child:
Ella Walker

child:
Betty Renne Walker

child:
Kent Walker

child:
Elijah H. Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Zion Ch Walker