Pastor John H. West III

Pastor John H. West III

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Pastor West believes that God has called him to minister the good news of Jesus the Christ under the power of the Holy Spirit without boundaries of race, class, sex or nationality.  His is a ministry to proclaim the transformative power of Christ to every aspect of human life.

Pastor West was raised in Moorestown, New Jersey.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors from Lincoln University and a Master of Divinity degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

After seminary, Pastor West returned to Lincoln University for fourteen years where he served as University Chaplain, Assistant Professor of Religion and Acting Chair of the Department of Religion.

In 1993, Rev. West accepted the leadership of the Siloam Baptist Church.  During his brief tenure, the Siloam Church has thus far experienced a fresh spirit of worship, new programs and ministries and it has purchased two buildings to house its vision of the future.

Pastor West is the recipient of numerous awards including: Who’s Who in Religion, Who’s who in the East, Who’s Who in American Christian Leadership and Outstanding Young Men in America.  He is married and together with his wife Patricia, they have one daughter, Candace Jordan.