Rev. Harvey L. Vaughn III was born, raised and educated in St. Louis, Missouri. Rev. Vaughn is a third generation preacher following his father and grandfather in service to the Lord. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Columbia College and has an extensive background in the non-profit housing and mortgage/lending industry. He is a proud father of three beautiful daughters, Alexis, August and Hope.
Rev. Vaughn was called to the ministry in 1990 at the age of twenty two. He has been laboring for the Lord for 20 years and loves to spread the good news of what the Lord God has done in his life. He preaches about the transforming power of the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Rev. Vaughn was appointed to Bethel Memorial A.M.E. San Diego at the 91st Session of the Southern California Annual Conference. Prior to his appointment to Bethel Memorial A.M.E. Rev. Vaughn was the Pastor at Fountain Of Hope A.M.E. Church in Las Vegas Nevada.
Rev. Vaughn is passionate about outreach programs and ministries that extend beyond the “church walls.” Rev. Vaughn's spiritual gifts and strengths are in the areas of teaching, leadership and administration. He is an avid reader and enjoys traveling. He also has an affinity for Vintage Cars!
Rev. Vaughn was recently united in holy matrimony to the lovely Deidra Kirkland.