Bishop Claude Alexander is senior pastor for The Park Church in Charlotte, N.C. and serves on the governing boards of Christianity Today, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Wycliffe Bible Translators, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and Mission America Coalition. He is past president of the Hampton University Ministers Conference, the oldest and largest interdenominational gathering of African American clergy in the United States.
Bishop Alexander has served as senior pastor for The Park Church for 30 years. Under his leadership, The Park Church has grown from one local congregation of 600 members to a global ministry of thousands with three locations and weekly international reach. Leighton and Claude are members of the Leadership Breakfast Group in Charlotte and have served on several boards together.