At the 2014 Washington Annual Conference, Bishop William P. DeVeaux assigned Rev. William H. Lamar, IV, formerly of Turner Memorial AME Church, as the new pastor of Metropolitan AME Church.
Pastor William H. Lamar IV was Pastor of Turner Memorial AME Church in Hyattsville, Maryland since February 19, 2011. Prior to 2011, he served congregations in Monticello, Orlando, and Jacksonville, Florida (11th Episcopal District). His pastoral ministry strengthened disciples and communities through ministry development, community outreach, organizing for justice, numerical and financial growth, and property acquisition. Through his association with Duke, Pastor Lamar convened and resourced executive pastors of large churches, denominational financial executives, young denominational leaders, Methodist bishops, and the constituency of Lilly Endowment’s Sustaining Pastoral Excellence Programs. Read more. . .