Cedric Kirkland-Harris M.Div, 1981
June 11, 2009
The Rev. Dr. Cedric E. Kirkland-Harris, 58, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009. He graduated from Andover Newton Divinity School and Boston College. He served as the pastor of United Baptist Church of Boston for six years and taught courses in African- American theology at Boston College. He was honored with the Outstanding Graduate Teacher Award. He was the Director of the Department of Church and Society for the American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts. In October 1992, he became the pastor of the historic Bank Street Baptist Church in Norfolk, Virginia. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology in 1997. He also served as the President of the Public Missions Team of the American Baptist Churches and President of the Ministers Council of the American Baptist Churches of the South. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to his wife, The Rev. Dr. Linda Kirkland-Harris, Bank Street Memorial Baptist Church, 7036 Chesapeake Blvd. Norfolk VA 23513. Contributions may be made to the Cedric Kirkland-Harris Memorial Fund at the same address.