Rev. Kemperal J. Hinsley


Rev. Kemperal J. Hinsley is a native of Atlanta, GA. He was born 24 August 1971. He is the son of Dr. Alice R. Hinsley and the late Mr. James J. Hinsley. Kemperal is a graduate of Morehouse College (B.A.), Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Norwich University (M.A.). Rev. Hinsley is a former United States Army Chaplain Officer. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education Course at Fort Leavenworth, KS. Kemperal is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom III (Jan. 2005 to Dec. 2005). Rev. Hinsley is a former Addiction and Mental Health Services Counselor/Case Manager. Kemperal was ordained an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church by Bishop Donald G.K. Ming in May 1995. During the summer of 1995 Rev. Hinsley served as a ministerial intern at Mother Bethel AME Church in Philadelphia, PA. During the academic year of the Fall of 1995 until the Spring of 1996, Kemperal served as a ministerial intern at Mount Pisgah AMEC in Princeton, NJ. Prior to his years in professional ministry, he served as President of the Sixth Episcopal District (Georgia) Young People’s Division of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (1991-1995). Rev. Hinsley preached his initial/trial sermon titled “What Shall I Render” on 18 February 1990 at Saint Mark AMEC in Atlanta, GA. Kemperal currently serves as Senior Pastor of New Bethel AME Church in Willow Grove, PA. He also serves as an educator in the Burlington New Jersey Township School District. Kemperal is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and is a 32nd Degree Master Mason-Prince Hall affiliated. Rev. Hinsley is married to his beautiful bride Mrs. Jacquin M. Hinsley. He and his wife reside in Westampton, NJ.