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Stephen John Thurston, American Pastor. Co-chairman religious affairs division People United to Save Humanity (People United to Save Humanity); board directors national alumni association Bishop College; active National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; trustee, finance chairman Chicago Baptist Institute; Member Broadcast Ministers Alliance, Baptist Ministers Conference Chicago (Ministerial Pioneer award).

Background

Thurston, Stephen John was born on July 20, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Lee and Ruth (Hall) Thurston.

Education

Bachelor in Religion, Bishop College, 1975. Honorary degree, Chicago Baptist Institute, 1986.

Career

Co-pastor, New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, 1975-1979; pastor, New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, since 1979. Third vice president National Baptist Convention American, member Executive Committee Christian Education Congress. President Illinois National Baptist State Convention.

Member Christian Fellowship District Association. Lecturer various organizations. Instructor New Covenant Baptist Church, Fellowship Baptist Church.

Membership

Co-chairman religious affairs division People United to Save Humanity (People United to Save Humanity). Board directors national alumni association Bishop College. Active National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Trustee, finance chairman Chicago Baptist Institute. Member Broadcast Ministers Alliance, Baptist Ministers Conference Chicago (Ministerial Pioneer award). Clubs: Bishop College (Chicago).

Connections

Married Joyce DeVonne Hand, June 18, 1977. Children: Stephen John II, Nicole D'Vaugh, Teniece Rael, Christian Avery Elijah.

father:
John Lee Thurston

mother:
Ruth (Hall) Thurston

spouse:
Joyce DeVonne Hand

child:
Teniece Rael Thurston

child:
Stephen John II Thurston

child:
Christian Avery Elijah Thurston

child:
Nicole D'Vaugh Thurston