Ken Walden Is the New Chaplain at Claflin University

Ken J. Walden is the new chaplain at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He will also serve as an assistant professor of philosophy and religion. He was the first African American senior pastor at the Lakewood First United Methodist Church in Los Angeles. He is a major in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Walden holds a master of divinity degree from Duke University. He earned a doctor of ministry degree at the Graduate Theological Foundation in South Bend, Indiana, and a Ph.D. in practical theology from the Claremont School of Theology in California.

“I see my role as giving spiritual and intellectual advice to the Claflin University family,” Dr. Walden said. “We desire to create a space where a dynamic religious experience can occur and thrive while developing partners in ministry worldwide.”


Comments (2)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. Dr. Lincoln E. Galloway says:

    Congratulations my friend and colleague – The Rev. Dr. Ken Walden!
    You are a blessing to many!

  2. kevin says:

    A smart and thoughtful Pastor.

Leave a Reply

Due to incidents of abuse and harassment that have occurred in the past, JBHE will not publish telephone numbers or email addresses of individuals in this space. If you want to contact someone in a particular article, we suggest you contact them directly not in an open forum.