The Reverend Dr. Paul H. Saddler
The Reverend Dr. Paul H. Saddler is the beloved Senior Pastor of Twelfth Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Dr. Saddler celebrates an abiding love for the Church of Jesus Christ and faith centered ministries that influence the spiritual growth and thought development of those seeking a deeper purpose and understanding of the Christian faith. He believes that the mission of the church should include the encouragement of individual responsibility and harmonious growth and harmony in communities. Dr. Saddler believes that the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ is the key to self-worth, self-control, freedom and success.
Dr. Saddler is a graduate of Gill St. Bernard’s Preparatory School in Gladstone, New Jersey. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of New Rochelle, Manhattan Campus in New York City. He received a degree in Christian Ministry from the New York Theological Seminary and a Master of Divinity Degree from Howard University, School of Divinity. Dr Saddler earned his Doctoral Degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. His thesis, “Whatever It Takes” offers useful and practical methods to community based organizations in the struggle to reduce youth violence and unrest in “hot spot” areas in Washington, DC.
Dr. Saddler is a member of the Board of Directors of the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust in Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Washington (DC) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Dr. Saddler is married to The Honorable Fern Flanagan Saddler and they are residents of Washington, D.C.