Rev. Albert C. Mickel, Pastor
Macedonia Baptist Church, Marrero, LA
Albert C. Mickel, born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, came to Louisiana when he was quite young. He attended Jefferson Parish Schools until he graduated from Lincoln High School in 1966. He has attended Spencer Business College and Tulane University and (according to his instructors) he has been an ecxeptional student at Union Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana receiving his Bachelor of Theology Degree in May, 2000. He continued to attend Union Baptist Theological Seminary in pursuit of his Master of Theology Degree, which he received in May, 2004.
He has been a member of St. John Most Worshipful Grand Lodge Patterson 36 in which he served as Secretary and Junior Warden and Masonic Order 32nd Degree.
Rev. Mickel accepted his calling to the Gospel Ministry in April of 1994, preached his first sermon two months later and was ordained in June of 1996 under the auspices of the West New Orleans Missionary Baptist Educational Association. Rev. Mickel served as Associate Pastor to the Pastor Emeritus of First African Baptist Church of Gretna and immediate past President of WNOMBE Association, Rev. C. J. Watkins, until he was given and accepted the charge of Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church of Marrero in 1997.
Pastor Mickel has served as:
• Choir Director of First African Baptist Church
• Sunday School Superintendent
• Young People’s Advisor
• Secretary of the Sunday School of West New Orleans Missionary
Baptist Educational Association
• Teacher/Instructor of the Sunday School Department of West New Orleans Missionary Baptist Educational Association
• Assistant to the President of West New Orleans Missionary Baptist Educational Association Chorus
• Member of the Evangelistic Board of Westside Association
• Evangelist for Jericho Travelers Evangelical Association
· Immediate past 2nd Vice President of the Westside Missionary Baptist Association
Currently serving as:
• Westside Missionary Baptist Association Executive Board Member
• A member of the West New Orleans Missionary Baptist Educational Association