Lloyd Washington, M.Div.
Rev. Lloyd Washington is married to Mrs. Terry Washington of Kentwood, La. and together they have six children and one deceased child.
He was born in 1946 to Lloyd and Martha Washington of Simmesport La. Due to his mother’s death nine months after birth he was raised by his only sibling a sister fourteen years older while his father was away working. Later at the age of four, he was adopted by an elderly aunt Fannie Lewis. His sister moved to New Orleans, La. to live with their dad.
He grew up in Woodworth, La. under the care and love of this aunt who he calls and saw as his mother. He contributed his deep Spiritual and Christian faith to her strong belief in God. She was a believer in worshipping and fellowshipping with others beyond her local church.
In June 1963 he graduated from Carter C. Raymond High School in Lecompte, La.
One week later in June of 1963, he joined the U.S. Army and for the next three years serve duty first in Korea and then Vietnam. He received an Honorable Discharge in 1966.
In 1966 he was reunited with his sister in New Orleans, La while he attended Southern University of New Orleans. SUNO.
In 1968 he started his career with AT&T later BellSouth in New Orleans working full time while still attending SUNO. Before leaving BellSouth he had been promoted to Project Engineer after transferring from AT&T in 1978.
In 1974 graduated from SUNO with a BS in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting.
In 1995 he graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans with a Master in Pastoral Studies MPS with pastoral counseling & care. He did further study in the McFarland Institute chaplaincy program where he trained at Mercy Hospital. He later was assigned and serve as the resident chaplain for Children Hospital in New Orleans, La.
In 2000 he graduated from United Theology Seminary UTS in Dayton Ohio with a Doctor of Minister D Min. in Clinical Pastoral Education
In 1990 he accepted his calling into to ministry at St. James AME church in New Orleans, La. under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Samuel Boyd. In 1996 he left AT&T to devote himself full time to ministry.
In 1991 he started pastoring and was assigned to Wilson Chapel AMEC in New Orleans, La. He has served both in Louisiana and Mississippi while trusting God to order his steps.
In 2008 he was elevated to the position of Presiding Elder and assigned to the Alexandria Thibodaux District in the Eighth Episcopal District. In 2015 he was assigned to the Western New Orleans Baton Rouge District. To God Be The Glory.
In 2017 at the Louisiana Annual Conference he retired from full-time ministry.
Psalms 23 is his foundations for life and ministry.