About Pastor Bouie


Pastor Michael K. Bouie has a tremendous passion for God’s Word coupled with a love for God’s people. He has a contagious spirit of generosity that flows through every facet of his ministry. He is a pastor with scholarly interests, known as a church administrator, with a liberationist understanding of the gospel.

On March 17, 2012, Pastor Bouie received the Pastoral Appointment to Mount Hermon African Methodist Episcopal Church in Miami Gardens, Florida. He becomes the 10th pastor in the history of the church. Pastor Bouie’s dedication and commitment to teaching, family, and community provide a holistic ministry perspective on the work of the local church. This has set the tone for a ministry that evangelizes the unchurched, advocates social justice, embraces the arts in worship, and lifts up the name of Jesus in bold and creative ways.

His vision is uncompromisingly clear, with one central principle; to build and develop a kingdom of empowered people for God. Pastor Bouie has embraced the mantra “Forward In Faith” based in part on Ephesians 3:20 as the foundation of his ministry – “Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.”

Pastor Bouie along with the members and leaders, continue to minister to the needs of this growing congregation. With over 25 active ministries, Mount Hermon, “forward in faith” strives every single day to make a difference in the lives of its parishioners and the community.

Pastor Bouie has extensive pastoral experience, having served congregations in the Sixth Episcopal District (state of Georgia) — namely, Dent Chapel, Newnan; Wesley Chapel, Rockmart, and Greater Bethel in Athens. Pastor Bouie has also served congregations in the Eleventh Episcopal District (state of Florida); namely, Hurst Chapel, Winter Haven; Allen Chapel, Daytona Beach; Mount Olive, Orlando; St. Paul, Miami, Mt. Hermon, Ft. Lauderdale and Allen Temple in Tampa.

While serving as the Pastor of Allen Chapel in Daytona Beach, Pastor Bouie led the congregation in completing construction of the new edifice and relocating the church from ‘historic’ Second Avenue to its present location. Additionally, he led the congregation in the construction and completion of an education and administrative wing.

Pastor Bouie received the Doctor of Ministry degree from Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, OH in 2021; the Master of Divinity degree from the Interdenominational Theological Center (I.T.C.) – Turner Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia and the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Morris Brown College in Atlanta. He currently serves on the AME Church General Board, former president of the AME Church’s Connectional Council and is a proud brother of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Pastor Bouie is married to Rev. Tamira Vanica Bouie. God has blessed him with four daughters: Paula Michelle, Carla Lorraine, Michaela Monique and Micah Vashti Maria; five grandchildren: Aniya Lorraine, Jayden Darnell Keith, Khalil Jamal, Brylen and Derrick Edward, lll. As a dynamic ministry team, Pastor and Rev. Tamira are dedicated servants of God, continuing the work of making Mount Hermon in Miami Gardens – “A Place of Refreshing!”

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