Reverend Dr. Timothy O. Coston, Jr., is the Pastor of Cain Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Dr. Coston has a Doctorate of Ministry Degree (D.Min.) from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio; a Masters of Religious Studies from the Southern California Seminary, Masters of Arts Marriage and Family Therapy and Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies; and a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Maryland University College. Rev. Dr. Coston answered the Lord’s call for him to preach at the age of 18-years-old. He was licensed to preach in 1982 by Bishop H.H. Brookins. After struggling with his call, in 1999 Rev. Coston was ordained an itinerant elder and appointed to Pastor his first church at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Blythe, California. In 2002, Rev. Coston was appointed to Pastor First A.M.E. Church in Indio, California.
In October of 2014, Rev. Coston was appointed as the Pastor of Cain Memorial A.M.E. Church by Bishop T. Larry Kirkland.