Rev. Kevin Taylor
Minister of General Ministry
Rev. Kevin Taylor is a native Detroiter and proud product of the Detroit Public School System. Upon graduating from Mackenzie High School, he attended Michigan State University, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and later attended Wayne State University earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology. Rev. Kevin Taylor has continued his education with graduate studies at Wayne State University and the Master of Divinity program at the Ecumenical Theological Seminary Detroit, Michigan.
He has been a Hartford Church Member for 32 years and is currently employed with Hartford Church as Assistant to the Pastor in General Ministry. Rev. Taylor has served as a Hartford Youth Advisor since 1984. He was ordained as a Deacon in 1988, called and licensed to preach by Hartford Church in 1996. He was ordained in ministry in 2007. He is the Director of The Hartford Men’s Liturgical Dance Ministry and serves as Co-Chair of the Hartford Married Couples Ministry. He preaches at the 7:00 PM Saturday Night Live Worship Service. He is married to Trustee Artistine Taylor and has one daughter, Renee.
Minister Taylor is a born again man of God and a stage 4 Cancer survivor. He is a firm believer in the power of prayer and the word of God. He affirms that serving the Lord is an honor and a privilege. He truly loves the Lord and serves the people of God with Gladness.
Rev. Lurecie M. Stokes
Asst. to the Pastor in Pastoral Care
Reverend Lurecie M. Stokes. is the Assistant to Pastor in Pastoral Care. Her mission is to provide a spiritual arm to all Hartford Members and Non-Members requesting care and support. She has aligned her ministry programs with Hartford Memorial’s vision: “We are in the world on assignment from God to represent God’s truth, God’s sense of justice and God’s perfect love.”
Under Rev. Stoke’s direction, Pastoral Care consists of the following ministry components:
- Sick and Shut in/Hospital Visitations
- Stephens Ministry
- Special Needs Ministry
- Hospice Care Support
Minister Curtis H. B. Kilpatrick II
Director of Youth Ministries
Minister Curtis Kilpatrick is the Minister of Youth Ministries at Hartford.