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Elder Alvin Maurice Kibble is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a third generation Seventh-day Adventist minister.
Celebrating his 48 years in ministry, he currently serves as a Vice President of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist Churches.
Elder Kibble is a past president of the Allegheny East Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Churches and the NAD Regional Presidents Council.
A product of Christian education, he is a graduate of:
- Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts (4th residency)
- New York Theological Seminary, New York, New York
- Andrews Theological Seminary, Berrien Springs, Michigan
- Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, Massachusetts
- Broadview Academy, La Fox, Illinois
He has pastored the following churches:
- Berea Temple SDA Church, Baltimore, Maryland (Assistant)
- Englewood First SDA Church, Englewood, New Jersey
- Beth-el SDA Church, Jersey City, New Jersey
- Montclair First SDA Church, Montclair, New Jersey
- Patterson SDA Church, Patterson, New Jersey
- Calvary SDA Church, Newport News, Virginia
- Trinity Temple SDA Church Church, Newark, New Jersey
- Ebenezer SDA Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
His ministry oversight at the North American Division includes the following responsibilities:
- Vice President for Executive Training, Coaching, and Development
- Vice President for Public Affairs and Religious Liberty
- Vice President for Big Data Analytics and Social Media
- Vice President for Literature Ministries
- Represents NAD Administration at Union Conference Committees & Local Conference Constituency Sessions
- Represents the interests of the Regional Conferences and Regional Ministries within the NAD
- Chair of the Breath of Life Television Ministry Executive Committee
- Chair of the Adventist Information Ministries (AIM) Board
- Chair of the Regional Scholarship Committee
- Vice Chair of the Regional Presidents Council
- Member of the Oakwood University Board of Trustees
- Member of the Pacific Press Publishing Association Board
- Serves on NADCOM, NADOUP, NADCOA, and other committees/councils as may be assigned by the NAD President or NADCOM
Elder Kibble has received several awards and citations:
- 1981 - Newark, New Jersey Human Brotherhood Award
- 1998 - Atlantic Union College Alumnus of the Year Award
- 1999 - Inducted into the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers and Collegium of Scholars at Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
- 2015 - Honored by the NAD Pastoral Evangelism and Leadership Council with a Distinguished Service Award: Lifetime Achievement - Church Administration
- 2017 - Andrews University (his alma mater) awarded him an honorary degree, Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, for his outstanding dedication, leadership, and scholarly contributions to the field of theology.
He has conducted evangelistic campaigns and revivals throughout the United States, and in Bermuda, England, Jamaica, and Africa.
He is married to the former Jewel Peck of Cleveland, Ohio. Raised in Mount Vernon, New York and a graduate of Hampton University, Mrs. Kibble is a registered nurse and a musician.
Elder and Mrs. Kibble have two adult sons, one daughter-in-law, and four grandchildren.
His personal mission statement is, "Cooperating with God in the work of salvation. To live a full, rich, well-balanced, Christ-centered life of disinterested benevolence with eternity in view."