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Our Pastor – Rev. Janice Bowker

Senior Pastor – MCC Rehoboth
January 2023 to Present

Rev. Janice Bowker

Rev. Janice founded Serenity Healing Ministry in the UK; she held regular healing clinics and has traveled extensively throughout the USA, Germany and Africa offering healing workshops, teachings and healing sessions.

Through Serenity Healing Ministry, Rev. Janice regularly raised funds to help create and sustain projects in Cape Town, South Africa and other areas in need throughout the world.

Rev. Janice attended La Sainte Union Seminary, King Alfred’s University, London Bible College, Spurgeon’s College, Samaritan College Europe, as well as completing a short internship with Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson [Former MCC Moderator] at Church of the Trinity MCC, Sarasota, Florida.

Rev. Janice started her career in Pharmacy, progressing to management with several International Pharmaceutical Companies. Finally, she moved into teaching with Social Services, specializing in Child Protection, Foster Care and working with Vulnerable Adults.

As well as owning her own Management Consultancy Company in the UK [where she worked with local colleges and local authorities to promote management training within Social Care], Rev. Janice also worked secularly for a disability rights charity: PROdisability.

Rev. Janice holds a diploma in Human Resource Development from the Royal Society of Arts; a certificate from the British Psychological Society and a diploma in Advice and Guidance from Oxford and Cambridge; she has also studied Pharmacy at Salford
University, as well as holding qualifications in Business Studies.

Rev. Janice is also a Fellow of the Institute for Learning [IfL] in the UK.

Rev. Janice was a Trustee of the Pier Project, in partnership with The Bournemouth Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership, and was also a member of the Bournemouth Crime and Disorder Family Violence Group.

Rev. Janice moved, with her wife, to the USA in 2011 and she and her wife, became proud United States Citizens in March 2022.

Rev. Janice is excited to continue to use her specialist gifts and experience within the denomination; she served as the Senior Pastor, at God’s Acre MCC, from September 2014 to December 2022.

Rev. Janice is excited to be starting a new chapter in her ministry by answering God’s call to join MCC Rehoboth as their incoming Senior Pastor in January 2023; she looks forward to meeting you all.

Clergy Experience:

  • Lay Pastor at MCC Bournemouth: 1997
  • Served Candidate year at MCC North London: 2001
  • Ordained: September 2003
  • Clergy on Staff MCC North London: 2003
  • Associate Pastor at MCC Bournemouth: 2004
  • Interim Pastor at MCC Portsmouth: 2005
  • Founder of Serenity Healing Ministry: 2006
  • University Chaplain: 2006
  • Interim Pastor at MCC South London: 2010
  • Intentional Interim Pastor at Imago Dei MCC, PA: 2011
  • Senior Pastor at Imago Dei MCC: January 2012 to 2014
  • Senior Pastor at God’s Acre MCC: September 2014 to December 2022
  • Senior Pastor at MCC Rehoboth Beach: January 2023 to present