Rev. Kevin L. Jones is a native of Rustburg, VA, and is the youngest son of Dwight and Gladys Jones.
Rev. Jones completed his education in the Campbell County School System and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice from Radford University in 1996. In 2007, Rev. Jones graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Ministry, and in August 2012, graduated with a Masters of Divinity Degree from The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA.
Rev. Jones relocated to West Palm Beach, FL in 1997 and has held several positions in the non-profit sector focusing on Youth Development.
Rev. Jones was licensed to preach the Gospel in July of 2004, and ordained in September of 2007, at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Gerald D. Kisner. He served on the pastoral staff of Tabernacle for 16 years. Rev. Jones initially served as the Minister for Youth and Young Adults and was promoted to Assistant Pastor.
Rev. Jones currently serves as Coordinator of Community Initiatives with the West Palm Beach Police Department and as Coordinator of the Community Transformation and Chaplaincy Program with Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Rev. Jones is the Past Co-President of P.E.A.C.E., a congregation-based organization charged with the mission of fighting injustice in the communities of Palm Beach County. During his time as Co-President, P.E.A.C.E. was able to win important issues in the areas of Wage Theft, Jobs and Unemployment in the Glades, Youth Crime, and Out of School Suspensions. These victories provided much needed opportunities for the least of these in our communities.
Rev. Jones is the first clergy nominated to serve on the board of the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission. He currently serves as the Chair. He is a proud member and Past Master of Pride of Palm Beach, Lodge #447, Free and Accepted Masons, and the Delta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Kevin is married to Michelle T. Jones, and is the father of three sons; Nicholas, Brandon, and Darrin and papa to three beautiful grandchildren.
We are pleased to have Reverend Kevin Jones back in our midst this week. His message is one of re-entry and will welcome us home. He will be referencing a text from Deuteronomy in the Jewish scriptures:
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