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 and education. Michael graduated from Florida A&M University in 2013 with a B.S. in Environmental Science and from Indiana University in 2019 with dual Master of Public Affairs-Master of Science in Environmental Science. second-year dual Master of Public Affairs-Master of Science in Environmental Science. Prior to returning to the university setting, he was a 2014 Teach For America Corps member, teaching chemistry in Byhalia, MS and Memphis, TN.

Michael is currently a first-year student pursuing a Master of Divinity 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 is a member 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 a licentiate in the Class on Second Year Studies in the Indiana Annual Conference Board of Examiners. Michael is also the Secretary-Statistician 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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