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Diversity of Ministry

North Carolina Conference

2014 to present - Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, New Bern, North Carolina. During this appointment the congregation has burned their church parsonage mortgage, purchased a 26-passenger bus, and renovated their conference room. Pastor Hill served as a water rescue volunteer during hurricane Florence and is a Chaplain for the New Bern Police Department.

Virginia Conference

1992 - Greater Faith A.M.E. Zion Church, Petersburg, Virginia. Pastoral leadership was provided to a congregation of approximately 250 persons.  Accomplishments included the establishment of a transportation ministry, puppet ministry and community outreach activities. Community outreach activities included a soup kitchen and blankets for the homeless. He began his music recording career with his debut album “ Take It to Jesus” with the assistance of the Craddock Family.

East Tennessee-Virginia Conference

1988 - St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church, Johnson City, Tennessee.  During his tenure, he led a congregation of approximately 150 persons in the development of a transportation ministry and the completion of church renovations with the construction of a dining facility. The church membership increased to approximately 200 members during his four years of service.

Cape Fear Conference

1984 - Graham Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Riegelwood, North Carolina. During this assignment he pastured a congregation of approximately 250 persons for four years. Pastor Hill also developed a construction company within the church body, resulting in the construction of the church’s fellowship hall.

Philadelphia-Baltimore Conference

2001 - St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, Salisbury, Maryland. This appointment followed a former pastor with 54 years of service. The congregation, of approximately 500 plus members, grew and developed in new ministries. Areas of growth include the expansion of community outreach to encompass health education, exercise, and fitness programs; transportation ministry with the purchase of two buses; educational facilities through the construction of a library, media center, and storage facility. Mt. Hope A.M.E. Zion Church, Princess Anne, MD supplied appointment for 7 months.

1994 - Varick Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, Washington, District of Columbia. The transfer resulted in the development of a transportation ministry, renovation of the church kitchen and increased fellowship with other congregations. The congregation grew from a membership of 200 to approximately 250 persons during his tenure.


Blue Ridge Conference

1982 - Maize Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Sylva, North Carolina and Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church, Cullowhee, North Carolina. These two churches were his first appointments as pastor. During this circuit assignment he provided pastoral guidance and development to rebuild these congregations.  He was responsible for renovations of the church structure to include the installation of heating, air conditioning and electrical rewiring of the entire church structure.


Rev. Dr. M. Luther Hill travels extensively throughout the world spreading the GOOD NEWS of Jesus Christ.


Called to evangelize in India and is shown baptizing a new Christian convert.


Called to preach in South Africa, Angola, Zimbabwe and has been privileged to meet with Government Leaders.

While at World Methodist Council in Brazil called to preach at two local congregations and asked to direct the A.M.E. African Delegation Combined Choir.


Ecumenical Services


Accredited Delegate - World Methodist Council in Singapore, China

Preached while Accredited Delegate - World Methodist Council in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Accredited Delegate - World Methodist Council in Brighton, England

Accredited Delegate - World Methodist Council in Seoul, Korea

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