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Rev. Trevor Eugene Woolridge, the eldest child of the late Mr. Eugene V. Woolridge and the late Mrs. Cynthia E. Woolridge, was born in Bermuda on October 22, 1956.

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Rev. Trevor Woolridge

Rev. Woolridge is currently serving as the Pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church in Mobile, Alabama. He was appointed to this pastoral charge Saturday, November 3, 2018. He has come with a vision of growth and commitment to Almighty God. He preaches with power and conviction and proclaims, “…it’s not about me and it’s not about you, but it’s all about God.”

Rev. Woolridge attended the Francis Patton Primary School, The Whitney Institute, Robert Crawford Secondary School, all in Bermuda, and Knox College in Jamaica. He then attended Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina. Rev. Woolridge was called to preach at the age of 18. He was licensed in 1976 at St. John AME Church, and ordained an itinerant deacon in the New Jersey Annual Conference in May 1981 by Bishop Richard Allen Hildebrand, where he was a member of Bethlehem A.M.E. Church at the time. In October 1985 he was ordained an itinerant elder in the Columbia South Carolina Annual Conference by Bishop Frederick C. James.

Rev. Woolridge has served as pastor in the follow places: South Carolina, Bermuda, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and now Alabama.

Rev. Woolridge was appointed to serve in the Bermuda Senate in February 1989 and served for four and a half years. He was then elected to the House of Parliament in Bermuda in October 1993. As a Progressive Labour Party, Member of Parliament, he became the first clergyman to serve in Parliament in Bermuda’s entire 400 year history.

Rev. Woolridge with his instinctive pastoral concerns for the “persons in the street,” carried more than his weight in addressing issues of national concern. While in the Senate he was the Opposition spokesman for Education, Transport, Youth, Sport and Recreation, Tourism and Community and Cultural Affairs. As a Member of Parliament he served as the Shadow Minister for Community and Cultural Affairs.