ABOUT OUR CHURCH
Rosalind K. Shorter Henderson,
Reverend Rosalind K. Shorter Henderson is a native of Chicago Heights, Illinois. She is the oldest child of Mr. William Shorter and Reverend Dr. Constance A. Shorter. A born again, Holy Ghost filled Christian, Reverend Henderson loves the Lord and wants to be used by Him to magnify His name. She is an anointed preacher, gifted teacher, workshop facilitator, and contributing writer to The Secret Chamber, A Daily Devotional Guide of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is an ordained Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Assigned to the pastorate of Miller Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in University Park, Illinois, she served for six blessed years. God elevated her to an auspicious position as the first woman pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Evanston, Illinois, in October 2014.
Guiding her ministry is the Scripture is, “For We Walk By Faith, Not By Sight,” II Corinthians 5:7, for the Christian journey is truly a faith walk. As a prayer warrior, she fully knows and believes that the prayers of the righteous availeth much. In every church she has pastored, she instituted a prayer ministry that has changed the lives of many. Reverend Henderson has led groups of believers in a 40 day journey of prayer during Lent.
It is her earnest desire to help others see the God-given talent they have and to encourage them to use their gifts to build up the Kingdom of God. Reverend Henderson yields to the Holy Spirit in order to lead God’s people into a supernatural move of God.
Reverend Henderson graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana with a B.S. degree in Math and Computer Science. She furthered her education with an M.S. degree in Telecommunications from DePaul University and received her Master of Divinity from Northern Theological Seminary.
God has blessed Reverend Henderson to have a wonderful husband, Michael Henderson, who is anointed to serve God with all his heart and soul. Their union has produced two lovely sons Michael Alexander Henderson and Jordan Wesley Henderson.
All who love the Lord and have a passion for ministry are invited to come join Reverend Henderson in this awesome journey at Bethel to build up the kingdom of God