Reverend Kevin A. O’Bryant

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Reverend Kevin A. O’Bryant is the Pastor Elect of Promised Land Baptist Church of Washington, D.C.

 Ordained as a Deacon in 1992, he was licensed to preach the gospel in January 1997 and ordained in the gospel ministry in November 2003 under the leadership of the late Rev. Dr. Joseph A. Gilmore, Sr., Organizer and Senior Pastor of Mount Ephraim Baptist Church, Upper Marlboro, Maryland.  He also served as the Assistant to the Rev. Dr. Timothy West, Senior Pastor of Westphalia United Methodist Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

A visionary leader with a servant’s heart, his ministry expands beyond the sanctuary into the community as a Chaplain with the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department as well as an Adjunct Instructor in Crisis Management with the Department of Mental Health.
Rev. O’Bryant is a preacher and teacher who lives by the precepts of Jesus Christ. His greatest love is spreading the good news of Jesus Christ in whatever he does and wherever he goes, both nationally and internationally.

A sought after speaker and lecturer, Rev. O’Bryant traveled to Denmark and was the first Baptist preacher from the United States to proclaim the word at the St. Mark Lutheran Church. He has also lectured in the areas of Crisis Management and Youth Violence at Harvard Law School, John Hopkins University and American University. In addition to his lectures, he is also an author having penned and published his first writing titles, “The Test, The Trial, The Testimony,” an accounting of his formative years.

A native Washingtonian, Rev. O’Bryant was educated in the D.C. Public School System graduating from H.D. Woodson Sr. High School. His post-secondary education includes, matriculating at the University of the District of Columbia, Penn State University, and the University of North Florida.  He is a graduate of The Maurice T. Turner, Jr. Institute of Police Science, The National Institute for Law Enforcement Administration in Plano, Texas.                                   Reverend O’Bryant resides in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

In addition to being an ordained minister, Rev. O’Bryant is also a veteran public servant having been employed with the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) for over 26 years. Promoted to Sergeant in 2002, he is currently assigned to the Special operations Division – Emergency Response Team as Supervisor of the Hostage Negotiation Unit.


Promised Land Baptist Church is a multi-generational, family cultivating and community centered church which is called to seek the salvation of the lost; empower and mentor those who are saved through preaching; teaching and Christian Education. Therefore, our mission is to demonstrate Christ’s love, provide spiritual growth, social enhancement, and to aid and comfort our elderly.


Chair of the Deacon Board – Deacon Rodney Brown
Associate Minister – Rev. Leanna Williams
Interim Trustee Chair – Trustee Michael Thompson
Interim Trustee Co- Chair – Trustee Arletta McKoy
Church Clerk – Sis. Tamara Wiggins

We honor our oldest members; (Deacon H. Whitney, Mother Estelle Shelton).  We love and honor our oldest members (Deacon Hubert Whitney Jr., and Mother Estelle Shelton).


Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church. 

1 Corinthians 14:12


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Deacon Ministry
Men of Calling
Trustee Ministry
Finance Ministry
Van/Transportation Ministry
Sunday School Ministry
Music Ministry
Birthday Ministry
Usher Ministry
Bereavement Ministry
Missionary Ministry
Golden Age Ministry
Culinary Ministry
Social Media Ministry




– Wednesday Evening Bible Study-7:30PM


22nd – SUNDAY SCHOOL – 9:15AM – Lesson 12 – CHILDLIKE FAITH Taken from the second and third books of the New Testament                  – Mark 10:16 and Luke 18:15-17

And He took them up in His arms, put His hands upon them and blessed them.                                                                                                  – Mark 10:16 
Key Verse Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.                                                                                                                          Luke 18:17
Listen to Luke – Chapter 18




  –Sunday School9:15AM
– Sunday Morning Worship Service10:30AM

———–Wednesday Bible Study7:30PM—

1st Sunday – Holy Communion

3rd Sunday – Baptism – Genesis/Woodside Center Visits   

5th Sunday – Missionary Sunday




MAY 2016

22nd – Sunday Service – 10:30AM                                                                 Bringing forth the Word – Pastor Elect Kevin O’Bryant
26th – Choir Rehearsal – 7:00PM
29thMissionary Sunday Service –10:30AM                                     Bringing forth the Word – Pastor Elect Kevin O’Bryant
31stMemorial Day  memorial-day-240x300