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Reverend Kimberlynn Alexander (also known as Pastor K)…

…was born in Memphis, TN. She is the only girl and youngest of three children. At the age of 5, Pastor K moved with her mother to Chicago, IL. After graduating from Hyde Park career Academy in 1984, Pastor K attended Western Illinois University and earned her B.S. degree in Criminal Justice. From 1985-1998 she served in the United States Army as a Lieutenant. Answering the call of God, she went to Rheme Bible College in Tulsa, OK and graduated in 1996. During that time, intercession became a lifestyle and prayer parties were her preferred past time. Following Divinity School, she earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology as a way to better understand the needs of the community.

This passion for people is what fuels her dedication to mission work domestically and internationally.  In 1997 she traveled to the Philippines for missionary work that included preaching, teaching, and evangelism. Her second missionary trip was in the year 2000 to the Panama canal with Marilyn Hickey Ministries. On that trip she participated in Ministerial Leadership Conference and salvation and healing crusades. In 2007 Pastor K traveled to Ghana, West Africa, and Togo. On this trip, she helped build a clinic and vocational center, taught classes on HIV/AIDS, and preached leadership training and revivals. In September of 2010, Pastor K traveled with a team of Christian missionaries to work in Port-a-Prince, Haiti to help rebuild orphanages and conduct revivals.

Most recently, Pastor K has been focused on missions here at home. Her work at St. Matthews UMC has provided her local community access to food and clothing, and she is currently leading the St. Matthews team through renovations and upgrades that will provide housing for unhoused mothers and their children.