Dr. Errol A. Redwell, Sr.

Preeminent Pastor of The Original Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.
“A pastor with over 25 years experience in the ministry who is dedicating his life untiringly to Christ through selfless works
including, but not limited to, preaching the gospel domestically and internationally; teaching and counseling youth; and providing leadership
and spiritual guidance to God’s people toward salvation.”

Our illustrious Pastor has shepherded this flock for 25 years. Dr. Redwell provides strong spiritual leadership to his membership with an emphasis on continuous spiritual growth and the importance of a personal prayer life.

1989-Present: Pastor . Original Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church
1982-1989: Assistant Pastor . Original Holy Ark Missionary Baptist Church
. Continuously increased and solidifies membership
. Established six-week, new membership orientation
. Instituted early morning worship services
. Created the Youth Workers’ Union and established Scholarship Awards for Christian youth
. H.R. Jelks, Sandra Brown Armstrong and Errol A. Redwell Scholarship Awards
. Established Cell Ministries, Media Ministry, Men’s Ministry and re-established inactive ministries
. Began broadcast worship services via radio station 106.3 FM and 1160 AM
. Began broadcast worship services via cable television station TLN
. Served as the Campaign Strategist/Political Advisor to Alderman Hairston
. Sponsors Feed the Need Dinners, Free Clothing and Free Food Donations
. Incorporated Infant Dedication into worship services
. Sponsors Leadership Conferences/Retreats
. Established Youth Tutoring Program, Youth Fun Day and Youth Trips
. 2008 Contributor, Oxford Sermon’s Book /Published by Oxford University
. Purchased and maintains rental property
. Led various Church Renovation and Resurrection Projects
. Recipient of Pinnacle Award, April, 1999
. Featured Article, Living Single Magazine, May, 1999
2009-Present: Post-Graduate Studies: Regent’s Park College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK – Certification in Homiletics, Exegesis + Hermeneutics
2000-2002: Doctorate of Ministry – Aspen Theological Seminary
1998-2000: Doctorate of Divinity – Gospel Outreach Theological Seminary
1998-2000: Masters of Divinity – Aspen Theological Seminary
1992-1996: Bachelors of Religious Education – Survine Theological Seminary
1988-1989: Theological Studies – Chicago Baptist Institute
1984-1986: Accounting and Philosophy – Chicago State University
1980-1984: Accounting – Simeon Vocational High School
1980: Homiletics – Southern Baptist Extension Program
. Certified Dean of Christian Education, Baptist General State Convention
. Instructor, Baptist General State Convention
. Lecturer, Baptist General State Congress of Christian Education [Pastors’ Division]

. Lecturer, National Baptist Congress of Christian Education
. Past Scholarship Chairman, Salem Baptist District Association
. Seminar Leader/Member, National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.
. Member, National Baptist Evangelistic Board
. Member, Woodlawn Ministers Association Alliance
. Member, Woodlawn Area Redevelopment Structure Committee
. Mentor, Simeon Vocational High School Alumni Association
. Member, John Jones Masonic Lodge #7, FAM
. President, Clergy Sub-committee for Chicago Police Department, 3rd District
. Member, Third District Police Department District Advisory Board
. Member, Concerned Clergy of Chicago and Vicinity