ANTONIO M. PALMER
Since 1993, Bishop Palmer has been preaching the word of God. He founded his first church in 1995 in Annapolis, Maryland. In February 2000, he was consecrated to the bishopric in the Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee. He is currently the senior pastor of Kingdom Celebration Center in Odenton, Maryland.
During his tenure as bishop, he has raised up, covered and built covenant with churches not only in the United States but also in Kenya and Uganda. He has also traveled to foreign countries assisting with missionary work, such as preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ in Leadership Conferences, fed thousands of hungry families, distributed toys and books to children in need and built a support base that helps finance orphanages and children's nurseries in East Africa.
Bishop Palmer holds a Bachelors of Divinity and a Masters in Pastoral Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He is the recipient of numerous awards including two Governor's Citations, a County Executive Citation, MLK, Jr. Drum Major Award for his outstanding ministry, leadership and unselfish dedication to serving the community.
As an entrepreneur, Bishop Palmer owns a graphic design business, self-publishing business and a church & business consulting firm. He is also the author of the life changing book entitled, God's Rest Revealed, which teaches you how to live a life flowing with milk and honey and Effective Prayer book, journal, and workbook.
Bishop Palmer enjoys doing the work of God alongside his beautiful wife, Pastor Barbara Palmer. They share bundles of laughs and life experiences with their son, Randy, his wife Kimberly, and their grandchildren.