Raquel St. Clair Lettsome

Raquelle St. Clair LettsomeRaquel St. Clair Lettsome is an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church with 20 years of congregational ministry experience. Her preaching distinctions include preaching at the Hampton Minister’s Conference, Festival of Homiletics, Working Preacher Conference, Samuel D. Proctor Conference, and the Joe R. Engle Institute. She co-authored The African Presence in the Bible: Gospel Sermons Rooted in History and has written articles for the African American Pulpit, the African American Lectionary, More Power in the Pulpit: How America’s Best Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons, and Feasting on the Gospels. Dr. Lettsome is the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in New Testament from PTS and is an Associate Minister at Union AME, Warwick, NY.