The Reverend Natalie R. Wimberly, Sr. Pastor

Clinton Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
614 Third Street
Greenport, Long Island, New York 11944
(631) 477-0144 - Parish Office





Rev. Natalie R. Wimberly is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. She is the daughter of Rev. Calvin Wimberly of Terre Haute, IN and Rev. A. Lena Brown of Chicago, IL.

Rev. Wimberly was educated in the Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN public school systems. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Saint Mary of the Woods College in Pre-Law, History and Sociology. She is also a graduate of Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN with a Master of Divinity. Her areas of concentration were preaching, pastoral care and counseling, Urban Ministries and Old Testament studies. While earning her Masterís Degree she worked as Financial Aid Counselor, and Job Placement officer.


Rev. Wimberly preached her initial sermon on February 20, 1990. In 1992, she was ordained a itinerant Deacon and was ordained an itinerant Elder of the AME Zion Church on February 10, 1995. She received her first Pastoral appointment in July 1994 when she became Pastor of Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church, Greenville, Kentucky and Barnes Chapel AME Zion Church, White Plains, Kentucky.

While serving in the Greenville, she served as the president and only woman of the Greenville Ministerial Alliance, president and vice president of Muhlenburg Chapter of the NAACP, the advisory board of the Earle C. Clement Job Corps Center. She served as a chaplain at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. She was only woman who has preached revivals at the Green River Correctional Complex in Central City, Kentucky.

In July 1998 she was appointed Pastor of Campbell Chapel AME Zion Church, Indianapolis, Indiana, the church where she was reared. While pastoring Campbell Chapel she was a member of Westside Communities Ministers Inc, The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and a member of The Church Federation.

In December 2001, Rev. Wimberly was appointed Pastor of Saint Frances African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Port Chester, NY. She serves as an instructor for Long Island District and New York Conference examiner. She serves a workshop presenter and a facilitator in Women Retreats.

As of July 2016, Rev. Wimberly was appointed to Clinton Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Greenport, New York.

Rev. Wimberly holds membership in the National Honor Society, National Forensic League, Phi Alpha Theta Fraternity (History Honor Society), Life Matron of the Womenís Home & Oversees Missionary Society of the AME Zion Church, NAACP, Lula Bean Club, Federation of Colored Womenís Clubs, National Association of Black Seminarians and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Sister to Sister, International.

In her spare time she enjoys listening to Classical Jazz and jazz vocalists, Gregorian Chants, Musicals, sports, reading, dancing, theater and sports.



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