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Reverend Rebecca B. Evans

Reverend Rebecca Mozell Burch-Evans was born February 20. 1944 in Eutawville, South Carolina to Lizzie Mae Burch and the Late Noble Green. Rebecca was raised by her grand parents the late Richard and Mary Burch.


Reverend Evans accepted Christ as her Personal Savior at an early age at Salis United Methodist Church in Eutawville, SC. Later Married John Evans and joined Grace AME in Patchogue, Long Island, NY. After relocating back to South Carolina, she joined Greater Jerusalem AME Church. Rebecca served diligently to make the church a better place to worship.  


Rebecca accepted her call to the ministry in 1994 and had the opportunity to give Pastoral Leadership to four congregation all in the Kingstree District. She served Beulah AME. Kingstree, SC; Great Present AME, Andrews, SC; Bethlehem AME, Johnsonville, SC and Greater St. Mark AME, Bonneau, SC. Reverend Evans passionately loved and served the Church and the members.


Rebecca attended the public schools in Orangeburg County, graduating from Robert High School, Holly Hill, South Carolina. She furthered her education at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina and a BA Degree from Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina and Master of Divinity from Erskine Seminary, Due West, South Carolina.


Reverend Evans was a hard worker, she started her career at the Charleston, Navy l Shipyard  where she worked as a Security Clerk, Harlem Hospital, a Property Officer, Sears Roebuck and Company as credit Rep and Berkeley County as a Program Director, where she retired after serving the people for 27 years.


Reverend Evans served the Church in the Palmetto Annual Conference in many positions, such as Assistant Statistician for five years, Statistician four years, Board of Examiners, Ministerial Efficiency Committee, Judiciary Committee, Christian Education, Classification of Pastors, Deeds and Abstracts/Abandoned Property, Coordinator for Women In Ministry for the Kingstree District for eight years.


 Reverend Evans served the communities as president for Humanity for Berkeley County for four years, Trident United Way Advisory Board, Berkeley Community Federal Credit Union Board of Director for sixteen years, Governor Office Statewide Youth Leader Board for three years. First Statewide Grand Jury for one year, Limestone College President Advisory Council for six years. 

Reverend Rebecca Evans retired August 2019 from her pastoral duties of the Palmetto Conference, but has not retired from the service of the Almighty God. Reverend Evans loves the Lord and served him well to the best of her abilities. Rebecca continues to trust her faith in God to move mountains. (Matt. 17:20ESV)

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