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Paula Marie Payne, American minister. Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1990.


Payne, Paula Marie was born on January 13, 1952 in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Percy Howard and Annie Maude (Canady) Payne.


Bachelor, University Illinois, 1980. Master of Arts, University San Francisco, 1986. Master of Divinity, Wesley Theological Seminary, 1991.

Postgraduate, Wesley Theological Seminary, since 1995. Master of Arts in Operational Studies, Air University United States Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, 2005.


Chaplain for minority affairs American University, Washington, 1988-1989. Chaplain, intern National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1989-1990. Pastor Asbury United Methodist Church, Charles Town, West Virginia, since 1990.

Superintendent church school United Methodist Church, Oxon Hill, Maryland, 1989-1990. Member of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome task force Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, 1988-1989. Member retreat. committee Baltimore Conference, since 1990.

Chair scholarship committee Asbury United Methodist Church, since 1990. Major Air National Guard.


  • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1990.


Board directors Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force Jefferson County, Charles Town, since 1991, Community Ministries, Charles Town, since 1991. Formerly New Hampshire state vice president Church Women United, now president. Member ethics committee Concord Hospital Technology sergeant United States Air Force, 1984-1988.

Chaplain Army National Guard, Maryland, 1994-1996, Massachusetts 2001. Chaplain United States Air Force Reserve, 1997. Member American Association of University Women, University Illinois Alumni Association (board directors 1987-1988), Alpha Kappa Alpha (president local chapter 1974-1976, vice president 1973).


Percy Howard Payne

Annie Maude (Canady) Payne