Samuel Feemster

Washington, DC

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Samuel L. Feemster is pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Arlington, Virginia. He attended Wake Forest University School of Law and enjoyed a wonderful career as a special agent, FBI. At the FBI Academy, Samuel initiated a research project focused on officer wellness. At the same time, he attended The John Leland Center for Theological Studies, Arlington, Virginia.  Inspired by preliminary research results and an evolving theology of work, Samuel created a course and annual symposium to help police executives intentionally connect spirituality, faith, and work to sustain officer wellness and community security.     

Samuel and his wife, Rosa, have two sons: Lewis and Alexander.