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Meet Our Pastor


Devin E. West currently serves as the Pastor of Pilgrim Baptist church in Hamilton,Ohio. Pastor West is a native of Franklin, Kentucky.  Since accepting his call to the preaching ministry in 2004, he has earned a B.A. in Pastoral Counseling from the American Baptist College in Nashville, Tennessee and a Masters of Divinity from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. 


Pastor West is currently pursuing his PhD at the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati Ohio in the Ethical and Creative Leadership Program, with a focus and certificate in Design Thinking.

Pastor West fulfills his assignment of delivering the gospel of Jesus Christ through weekly worship services on Sundays and Wednesdays and by hosting a nationwide First Fruits Prayer Call every Thursday morning. Numerical and Spiritual growth has already begun to take place in Pilgrim and the Lord is still moving with His hand of favor upon Pastor West. 

He is very active in the community, working closely with city leaders, officials and Pastors. He has worked on various boards and helped to energize organizations with his exuberance and commitment. He has held positions such as Dean of Christian Education and Associate Dean. He seeks to bridge the gap of racial divide that continues to hinder and hurt our churches, leaving them bereft of change. He is also a loving and generous father and friend.

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