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Rev. William Hampton Installed Pastor of Mt. Carmel Gospel Church

Rev. William Hampton Installed Pastor of Mt. Carmel Gospel Church
By Diane Woods, AHERN Contributor / Sept. 8, 2022

Bristol, VA– On Sunday, September 4, 2022, Rev. William Hampton was installed as the Pastor of Mt. Carmel Gospel Church. Rev. Hampton who resides in Kingsport, TN is a native of Appalachia, Virginia, Vice-President of Greater Kingsport Ministerial Alliance, and a member of the gospel group, Witness.

The installation message, “It’s Your Season” from Psalm 1:4 was delivered by retired AME Zion Pastor, Rev. Joseph Comage of Mt. Carmel, TN. music was provided by Rev. Hampton’s sister, Mrs. Peggy Turner of Saint Marks United Methodist Church, Kingsport, TN, and New Hope Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Bristol, VA.

The charge to the pastor was given by Rev. Dr. William Reid, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church, Bristol, VA, followed by the charge to the church by Rev. Eddie Mabry, an Associate Minister at New Hope Baptist Church. The installation prayer of consecration was led by Rev. Dr. Leon Ward, pastor of Hood Memorial AME Zion Church, Bristol, TN. Following the prayer, Rev. Dr. William Reid presented the new pastor to members of Mt. Carmel and the community.

Closing remarks and benediction were given by the new pastor of Mt. Carmel Gospel Church, Rev. William Hampton.

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