Our Pastor


Rev. Charlie F. Stembridge

Pastor Stembridge is a native of Hancock County, Georgia (Sparta).  He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Beulah Height Bible College in Atlanta, Georgia.  Pastor Stembridge became an ordained Elder in the AME Church in 1987 and has continued his work in the  AME church since that time, serving as Senior Pastor of several AME churches.

Pastor Stembridge is married to Sharon (Green) Stembridge.  They are parents to two children, Charlie Jr. and Jasmine.  They are also the proud grandparents, of granddaughter, Janiyah.

In 2001, Pastor Stembridge was assigned as Pastor of Graves Chapel AME. Under his tenure, the church has continued to grow spiritually as well as in membership.

We are grateful for the many blessings that God has showered upon us! Pastor Stembridge remind us daily that where there’s a will, there’s a way and it should always be God’s way.