Rev. LuTimothy May, Sr., M. Div.

pastor-bioWith an extraordinary anointing for ministry and greatness in his veins Rev. LuTimothy I. May, Sr. is a 3rd generation Pastor. He is the son of the late, great Rev. Theophalis May and First Lady Mary J. May and the grandson of the founder, the late great Rev. G.W. Trawick and late First Lady Rebie Trawick.

Rev. L. May is blessed with the gifts of teaching, preaching, singing and speaking. God given talent compliments his love for music. This talent has been acknowledged with several awards including his selection as lead vocalist for the Bobby Jones musical workshop in St. Petersburg, FL, his 2-time receipt of Male Vocalist of the Year award in the Concordia Ensemble at Concordia College in Selma, AL and his selection as lead soloist for the Morehouse School of Religion’s Interdenominational Theological Center Founder’s Day Choir in Atlanta, GA. Rev. L. May’s commitment to Christ is evident in all aspects of his daily life. His humble spirit and his genuine desire to learn and teach God’s word is a part of the Legacy of his mentor and father, the late Rev. Theophalis May.

His passion for young people and his sensitivity for the needs of his community is a part of the Legacy of his greatest supporter and mother, Mary May. When you meet Rev. L. May his smile is infectious, his handshake affirms his sincerity, his hug warms your heart and his words inspire.

Continuing the legacy of a desire to learn, Rev. L. May received degrees from Concordia College, Selma Alabama, the University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida culminating with a Master of Divinity Degree from the Morehouse School of Religion’s Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia. His thirst for knowledge continues and is exhibited in his weekly Pastoral Bible study and in the encouraging words he offers young people. Respected for his compassion and commitment and incredible wisdom, Pastor May has been selected to multiple civic and governmental boards throughout the greater Pensacola area.

Complimenting his selection the 2005 Who’s Who Among U.S. Colleges and Universities, Pastor May was selected by the Independent News as a 2009 Pensacola Rising Star. During the 2008 presidential election, Pastor May lead a charge including Pastors and leaders from multiple walks of life to march downtown Pensacola in what is now known as the first ever “Souls to the Polls” demonstration.