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Pastor Michele Teague-Humphrey, a licensed and ordained minister, has served as pastor of Imani United Church of Christ in Euclid, Ohio for the past 17 years. She is known for ministering on tough topics such as domestic violence, sexual abuse, abusive power in leadership, and issues that affect the black community.
In 2018, Pastor Humphrey was recognized by the city of Euclid for her community work and was honored with a tree planted in her name as part of their annual Arbor Day Celebration. Pastor Humphrey, along with another African American woman, were the first African Americans in the city of Euclid to receive this particular honor.

Outside of her pulpit, Pastor Humphrey preaches and teaches at Women’s Conferences, Leadership Conferences, and revivals. She also facilitates workshops specifically in the area of empowering women and inner healing.

Pastor Humphrey serves on the advisory board of SCITT, Stopping Cancer in Its Tracks, as Vice-Treasurer on the board of the McCreary Center of African American Religious Studies, and serves on the Oversight Committee of United Church of Christ, Living Waters Association.


Pastor Humphrey has served on the spiritual advisory board of Hannah’s Home and the Community Engagement Team of the United Church of Christ in her church’s region. Pastor Humphrey is the author of a prayer book entitled, “Soulful Prayers for Women: Trusting God with Matters of Your Heart.”

Pastor Humphrey earned a Master of Arts degree in 2005 from Ashland Theological Seminary in Christian Ministry. She is married to Deacon Sylvester Humphrey. They are a blended family that consists of 5 adult children and 9 grandchildren.

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