Our Pastor

Jeremiah 3:15
Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.
Our Pastor

Reverend Dr. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr.

The Reverend Dr. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. is committed to serving God, family, the AME. Church, and the community. He and his wife are beyond thrilled to be in Glenn Dale, Maryland, serving Reid Temple AME. Church (RTAME). Prior to his historic July 2019 appointment to RTAME, Rev. Whitlock served as pastor of Christ Our Redeemer AME Church (COR Church) in Irvine, California beginning in August 1998. Rev. Whitlock’s vision for Reid Temple is based on Hebrews 10: 23-25. God has called for Reid to become the Beloved Community under Pastor Whitlock’s watch.