Michael Jefferson

Scholar. Practitioner. Teacher. Preacher. Strategist.

Who is Michael?

Michael Jefferson is a preaching, teaching, scientist who is passionate about delivering justice through religion, education, and energy. Michael earned a B.S. Environmental Science from Florida A&M University in 2013 and a dual Master of Public Affairs and M.S. in Environmental Science from Indiana University in 2019. He was a 2014 Teach For America Corps member, teaching chemistry in Byhalia, MS and Memphis, TN.

Michael is a third-year Master of Divinity student at Christian Theological Seminary, in Indianapolis, IN. He is a native of Indianapolis, the eldest of four, a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and President of the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy.

He is the pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church in Plainfield, IN, and is an ordained Itinerant Deacon in the Class on Third Year Studies in the Indiana Conference Board of Examiners. Michael is the Secretary of the South District of the Indiana Conference, where he provides leadership in programming, strategy, and logistics in supporting Presiding Elder Elaine Gordon. He holds dual roles in the Indiana Annual Conference as the chairperson of the Ecology, Temperance, and Health Committee and as the Indiana Annual Conference Young Adult Ministries Coordinator.

Most Recent Project:

Christian Theological Seminary Preaching Class

Major and Minor Sermon

Judges 4:4-8

March 11-12, 2020

Indiana Annual Conference Lay Night 2019 Sermon

"Whose Greater Do You Want?"

Sunday, September 19, 2019

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Sunday Sermon "Shining With A Purpose"

Crossroads AME Church (Indianapolis, IN)

Sunday, July 28, 2019

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