2405353934 mccleary.mccleary@gmail.com 13842 A (144) Outlet Dr Silver Spring, MD 20904


Pastor Mark A. McCleary

Ph.D., D. Min., M. Div., B.A.

Summary of Qualifications

A leader and role model of Christian values striving to inspire positive life-style transformation in others. Over 40 years of experience in church leadership and community outreach. Doctor Mark A. McCleary continues to inspire the spiritual and social growth of his congregation and others to be FAT—Faithful, Available, and Teachable. Dr. McCleary is currently the Senior Pastor of the Liberty Seventh-day Adventist Church (Windsor Mill, MD), and a teacher, preacher, administrator, and an excellent practitioner of diverse ministries (i.e., Men’s, Women’s, Single’s, Youth, Family, Marital, Bible, Social conflict, and Organizational development, and Church Growth).

Academic Degrees & Certificates

• Degree: PhD - 2013, Concentration: “Conflict Analysis/ Resolution,” (Nova SE University, Fort Lauderdale, FL)

• Degree: Doctorate in Ministry - 1998, Concentration: ``Congregational Renewal,`` (Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary (now Palmer) Wynnewood, PA)

• Degree: Master of Divinity - 1978, (Andrews University Theological Seminary (Berrien Springs, MI)

• Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Theology-1974 (Oakwood College, Huntsville, AL)

• Ordained, Seventh-day Adventist Church Pastor (Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventist), June 1980

• Ordained, Pennsylvania Eastern Keystone Baptist Association, November 2010 (Reverend Rodney King, Catechist)

• Ordained, National Association of Christian Ministers (2010)

Professional Affiliations

• Member--Baltimore and Extended Area Ministerium (BEAM); (2014-present)

• District of Columbia Black Church Initiative (DCBI) and National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), Reverend Anthony Evans, President (2004--Present)

• Prepare-Enrich Marital Counselor Certification (June 28, 2010)


Congregational Conflict Resolution Procedural Training Manual

As YOU Pray, so are YOU

The Bible Doctrine Study Series

Linking Daniel and Revelation: Piecing the End-Time Apocalyptic Puzzle Together

Assurance, Insurance, and Reassurance (A.I.R.): Pre-Marital and Marriage Information Series

A Guide to Discovering YOUR Spiritual Gifts (Revised)

Reflections on Daniel and Revelation Second Edition, including Workbook

Back to Basics: A Comprehensive Study Guide

The Gospel Presentation A Guide to Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts

Genesis: TEMPLATE for Self, Relationships, and Family (Pending)

Professional History

Pastorate, Liberty Seventh-day Adventist Church (Windsor Mill, MD), 2014--present

Associate Minister/Christian Education Coordinator, Philadelphia Baptist Church, (Philadelphia, PA), 2012

Pastorate, First Seventh-day Adventist Church (Washington, DC), 2001-2013

Pastorate, Southwestern Seventh-day Adventist Church (Philadelphia, PA), 1992-2001

Pastorate, First Seventh-day Adventist Church (Montclair, NJ), 1985-92

Pastorate, Park Avenue & Kirkwood, MO Seventh-day Adventist Church District, 1980-83

Pastorate, Shiloh (Leavenworth, KS) & St. Joseph, MO Seventh-day Adventist Church District, 1978-80

Pastorate, Topeka, KS & Sedalia, MO Seventh-day Adventist Church District, 1974-75

Associate Evangelist, (Kansas City, MO & KS, respectively), 1974