Reverend Larry E. Campbell
“There is no growth without challenge, and there is no challenge without change.” – Warren Wiersbe
The Reverend Larry E. Campbell serves as our Senior Pastor. Before assuming the pastorate of FAME, Pasadena he served as the Senior Pastor of St. Paul A.M.E. Church, San Bernardino for over eight years. He is also noted as the founding Pastor of Grace A.M.E. Church in Temecula, CA where he served for over six years. Reverend Campbell is a native of Jacksonboro, South Carolina.
Pastor Campbell enjoys a blessed marriage to Melinda G. Campbell, a talented woman in her own right; they have been married for over 28 years. They are especially proud of their beloved son, Terrence Lamar Campbell, a 2011 graduate of Morehouse College and now serve as an editor at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, MO.
As an ordained Itinerant Elder in the A.M.E. Church, Pastor Campbell has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Arts Degree in Human Resources from National University. He completed his Masters of Divinity Degree at Azusa Pacific University (Haggard School of Theology) in Azusa, CA. Pastor Campbell is presently attending United Theological Seminary (Dayton, OH) in pursuit of a Doctorate of Ministry with an emphasis in Leading Church and Community Renewal.
Pastor Campbell strongly believes that TEACHING plus PREACHING equals HEALING. He is committed to saving souls, spreading the good news of the gospel through the preached word, and administering to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and environmental needs of God’s
people. To God be the Glory!