Emanuel AME welcomes new pastor

CHARLESTON, S.C. – There is a new pastor at Emanuel AME.

Reverend Doctor Betty Clark was named as Head Pastor of the historic church over the weekend.

The Awendaw native gave her first sermon on Sunday, January 24.

Clark is the first female pastor of Mother Emanuel.

The church’s former pastor, Clementa C. Pinckney, was killed along with eight other parishioners in the Charleston church shooting that took place in June of last year.

Reverend Doctor Norville Goff has been serving as an interim pastor.

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