A native of St. Stephen, SC, I was raised in the Allen Chapel AME (African Methodist Episcopal) Church and became a member of the United Methodist Church in 1983.
I am the father of five children and married to Sandra Henegan Alston, a Clinical Audiologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
“….Faith comes by hearing, and hearing through the word of God.” Romans 10:17
“But without Faith it is impossible to please him (God).” Hebrews 11:6-A
“But seek first the Kingdom of God and his Righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” Matthew 6:33
Pastor Alston’s Vision for Christ Church:
WS4C@C (Winning Souls for Christ at Christ)
Claflin University,1979 Orangeburg, SC. Degree: BA. in Social Science and Political Science.
Gammon Theological Seminary, 1988 Atlanta, GA. Degree: MDiv. Christian Education.
Spirit of Truth Institute Degree: D.Min. Christian Education II
Prior Pastoral Placements:
North Orangeburg UMC, Orangeburg, SC 1989 – 2002
New Vision UMC, Cincinnati, OH 2002 – 2011
Christ United Methodist Church, Columbus, OH 2011 – present
- Author of "Driven by Faith" published in 2002.
- Elected delegate for the 2000 & 2012 General Conferences.
- Board of Directors member of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of UMC.