Our Pastor

Rev. Wille D. McClung, Ph.D. is a native of Alabama. His educational background is wide and varied. He holds as Associate, a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Arts, and a Ph.D. from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Master of Arts, University of Detroit, Detroit, MI; Liberal Arts Curriculum, Miles College, Birmingham, AL, and Theology, Birmingham Baptist College, Birmingham, AL.

Some professional experiences include: Pastor, Holt Street Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery, AL; Executive Director of the World Center, National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.; Vice President for Development, Selma University, Selma, AL; Instructor- Reading and Study Skills, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, and Instructor-Sociology, Psychology, Selma University, Selma, AL.

Rev. McClung is a happily married father of five.

Professional Associations: Antioch District Association, Montgomery Baptist Minister’s Union, Holt Street Baptist Church Historical Society, Eastside Kiwanis Club, etc. Honors: Leadership Award, Department of Housing, Birmingham, AL; Service Award, Miles College, Birmingham, AL; Outstanding Service Award, Mary Holmes College, West Point , MS; Leadership Award, State of Michigan; Leadership Award, City of Highland Park, MI; Who’s Who Among Black Americans, and Top Ten Students, Miles College , Birmingham, AL. Publications: “Black Baptist Pastors, The Black Baptist Church and Social Change: A Survey of Attitudes and Practices from Selected Churches in Detroit,” “A Study of the Merger of Community Health Associated with Blue Cross Insurance,” and “Who’s Who in the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.”