Pastor Michael W. Couch
The Reverend Dr. Michael W. Couch is a Philadelphia-native (by way of Mississippi and Alabama). He is a husband and father – and a proud son of the Berachah Baptist Church. He completed his doctorate at New York Theological Seminary with a dissertation on how believers could better serve distressed families and neighborhoods with their public monies by better directing the political process. He is currently a workforce advisor at Pennsylvania Career Link, where he improves families and neighborhoods by giving out jobs, and he is also the honorable, duly elected executive committeeperson of Philadelphia’s 23 Ward.
On Saturday, May 11, 2019, he was elected to serve as the Pastor of Berean. On Sunday, October 6, 2019, Dr. Couch was installed as the 8 th Pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA.