Pastor Biography: Rev. Dr. Charles Arthur Lundy

This influential pastor is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has impacted many lives in both the church and the community. He was ordained a deacon in February 1981 and called to preach the Gospel in August 1983 at the Star Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Triangle, VA under the Rev. Dr. Frederick S. Jones. After ordination, he served there as the Director of Christian Education.

Across the years, he has become noted as an expositor of the Bible, dedicated teacher, effective leader, methodical organizer, and a caring counselor. He lectured at the Washington Bible College and served as an instructor in their Adult Education Department and taught Old Testament Survey at the Triangle Bible Institute in Triangle, VA.

He graduated magna cum laude from the Washington Bible College with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Pastoral Studies in 1999. He graduated magna cum laude from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University (STVU) with a Masters of Divinity in 2009. In May 2015, he graduated Virginia Union University with a Doctor of Ministry Degree. His dissertation title: “Putting the African-American Family Back Together: Equipping Black Men for Marriage.” In June 2015, the Richmond Virginia Seminary conferred upon him an honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree.

Rev. Dr. Lundy currently serves as the senior pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church at Occoquan and Woodbridge, VA. In June 1990, he mounted the pulpit with the sermon, “Stay in the Ship” and with the theme, “We’re Marching To Zion.” His favorite hymn is #340 “What A Friend We Have In Jesus.” His pastoral focus is “putting the family back together.” Under his leadership, the cornerstone was laid for their new “Family Life Center” and religious institution, which was dedicated in June 2000.

He has served as a former member in several organizations to include the past Parliamentarian for the Northern Virginia Baptist Association, the Chairman of the Nominating Committee, and a Member of their Commission on Evangelism. He is the former Assistant Secretary for the Northern Virginia Minister’s Conference, a former member of the United Way for the National Capital Area, and a former member of the Attorney General of Virginia’s Anti-Gang Task Force. Rev. Dr. Lundy is the former Alumni Co-President for the School of Theology at Virginia Union University. He has been a certified member of the American Association of Christian Counselors since 2005.

He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1965 as a Private and after 26 years of service, retired with the rank of Major as an Engineer Officer. In 1985, he has made the pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and in 2014, he made a homecoming academic visit to Ghana, West Africa.

Married to the former Jacquelyn Hinton McWhite, they are the proud parents of five (5) daughters, two (2) sons, and the grandparents of eleven (11) grandsons, and two (2) granddaughters.