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Dr. Chandler is the Pastor of Scott (Wilmington, DE) and Transformation (Dover, DE) African Methodist Episcopal Zion Churches, Educator, Author, Architectural Designer, Husband and Father.

Governor John Carney
Sherry Dorsey Walker, Congresswoman Lisa
Community Action Prayer Walk
Ecumenical Service
Delaware Tech Black History Program
Michelle Harlee & Sherry Dorsey Walker
Mayor Archie Campbell
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
House Dedication
Scott Anniversary
Boys & Girls Club of America
Delaware Tech Graduates
DTCC Open House
Transformation Dedication Service
Rev. Theodore Henderson
DSU Community Award
Transformation AME Zion Church
Rev. Dr. Brian Thompson
Rev. Brian Thompson
TV Interview
Scott AME Zion Church
the mayor
Make me Lord
Lighten Up
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Chandler - Over the Edge
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Winter Coats
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The Reverend Dr. R.J. Chandler Sr. is a native of Buffalo, NY where he answered the call of God into the Christian Ministry in 1997 under the pastoral leadership of the Reverend Dr. Robert L. Graham Sr. His parents are Mr. And Mrs. Don W. Chandler Sr. Dr. Chandler is the former Faculty Senate President and Lead Faculty of Architecture and Construction Technologies at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, DE.

In 2005, he was appointed by the Right Reverend Warren Matthew Brown to the CH Foggie AME Zion Church in Bridgeville, DE.  Upon his arrival, the church was on a one year hiatus. He reorganized and renamed the church into Liberating Power African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.  In October, 2016 Dr. Chandler organized the Transformation AME Zion

About the pastor

Church in Dover, DE and was appointed by the Rt. Rev. W. Darin Moore (Presiding Prelate of the Philadelphia Baltimore Annual Conference of Mid-Atlantic Episcopal District) to the historic Scott African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Wilmington, DE.  

He is the Lead Faculty of Architecture Engineering and Construction Management Technologies at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, DE.  He is a member of the noble bond of Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc.

Dr. Chandler is happily married to the Reverend Shameka LaKiya Chandler and the father of Reginald Jermayne Jr., Riley Josiah, Reid Jeremiah, and Raelyn Joy Chandler.

My Books

God, Help Us!

The Acolyte Manual

The Little Book of Prayers



"I received the book and I'm very excited after just reading the prologue and starting the first chapter.  So honest about what we are facing in our churches and how we have to literally fight to preserve our ministries from people on the inside that don't want to see them succeed.  I needed this information for just this season.  If you have not blessed anyone else, you have blessed me and confirmed what I have been experiencing.  But God, as long as we keep Him first we will be victorious."

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