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As you enter, pause to pray, asking God’s Blessing on your service today whether or not you are a guest or a member, we are thankful you are here today and welcome you in the name of Christ.

To those seeking a Church home, we offer fellowship with the loving Savior, Membership in His church and citizenship in His Eternal Kingdom. Please do not forget the sick and shut-in. They would appreciate your prayers and visits.

 

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AME Church Motto

 “God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer,
the Holy Spirit Our Comforter, Humankind Our Family.”

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Sundays at 11.00am
at 122 Carver Ave
Atmore, AL 36502

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Our Mission

We the members of the Gaines Chapel Church in Atmore, Alabama, are striving to make Christ known to all of his children.

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Our Pastor

Pastor Cleitis & First Lady Sharon Walker

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Our Leadership

Biography

Current Pastor of Gaines Chapel AME Church in Atmore, Alabama.

Rev. Cleitis Walker has been pastor for 25 years at 5 different churches.

Rev. Walker is a 1979 graduate of Vigor High School. He attended RETS Electronics and Television School in Birmingham, AL., Bishop State Community College, ABC Electrical School and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. He is employed with Alabama Power and has been there for 38 years.

Pastor Cleitis Walker has been happily married for 37 years to Sharon Walker. They are the proud parents of two adult sons, Cleitis, Jr. and Cedric Walker, and six grandchildren.

The Reverend Antonio R. Thomas,
a native of Jacksonville received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with a minor in science in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Ministry. Reverend Thomas accepted the call to the ministry in 1998 under the leadership of Reverend R.J. King at Nichols Chapel AME Church in Phenix City, Alabama. He is a leader, teacher, motivational speaker, and has faithfully done so for over twenty-five years. He is the treasurer of the Tuscaloosa Ministerial Alliance, VP of Harvest Community Charities in Birmingham, AL, President of the 9th Episcopal District AME Church Economic Development Ministry, and the Director for the AME churches for the Stillman College Thriving Congregational Program. These are only a few of his accomplishments and accolades leading the quality of leadership he offers. As a pastor, Rev. Antonio Thomas has served in the Ninth Episcopal District throughout Alabama.

He currently serves as the newly appointed Elder of the Celebrated Camden District AME Church of the Southwest Conference under the leadership of Bishop Harry L. Seawright, Presiding Prelate and Episcopal Supervisor, Reverend Sherita M. Seawright.

Elder Antonio Thomas is a devoted and proud father of two sons (Ryan and Antwan), one daughter (Lateesha), and two grandsons (Dre and Silas).

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We would love to have you.  Use the contact form below or email us at office@gaineschapelatmore.com.

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Physical Address

122 Carver Ave
Atmore, AL 36502
Tel: 251-368-5392

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Mailing Address

PO BOX 816
Atmore, AL 36504
Tel: 251-368-5392

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