Rev. Racquel Gill

Sunday Feb. 24th @ 11am

Rev. Racquel C.N. Gill is a native of Winnsboro, SC. She is the daughter of Stephen and Camilla Gill. Racquel accepted her call into the ministry at the age of fourteen and preached her initial sermon on May 22, 2005 at the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church. On May 4, 2008, at the age of seventeen, Racquel was ordained at St. Luke under the leadership of the late Rev. Dr. Roy C.  Jeffcoat.  Racquel is a 2012 graduate of Columbia College for women in Columbia, SC where she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education. Racquel received her Master’s of Divinity in May of 2015 from Duke Divinity School in Durham, NC. While in college and seminary Racquel served as a pastoral intern in Patterson, California; Chicago, Illinois; and Charlotte, NC.  From July 2015 until December 2017 Racquel served as a Lily Pastor-In- Residence at the historic St. Paul Community Baptist Church in the East New York section of Brooklyn under the leadership of Pastor David K. Brawley. While at St. Paul, Racquel was responsible for women’s bible study, creating an intentional space for young adults and leading the noonday worship to seniors within the community.  Upon completion of residency, Racquel transitioned to be closer to family and briefly served as Associate Pastor of Ministries at First Baptist Church in Burlington, NC. Currently she is devoting herself fully to the preaching and teaching of God’s word while taking some time for rest and renewal.