Rev. Brandle C. Morrow
Brandle C. Morrow was born in Milwaukee, WI to the union of Bobby and Brenda Morrow. He achieved fluency in the German dialect in his primary and secondary education and graduated from Riverside University High School with honors. Reverend Morrow earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (B.A.) from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. He began his formal theological education at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, and finished with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL. Reverend Morrow completed a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), through the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), at St Alexian Village, Milwaukee, WI.
Reverend Morrow was baptized into the family of Christ in May 1994. He acknowledged the Lord’s call to the preaching ministry, delivered his first sermon, and received licensure providing evidence of the call of God to the gospel ministry at Tabernacle Community Baptist Church on March 13th, 2005, under the leadership of his God-father, the late Reverend Robert L. Harris. Reverend Morrow procured ordination to the Christian ministry in the American Baptist Churches of Wisconsin, on October 18th, 2015. Currently, Reverend Morrow is fulfilling the call to professional ministry in two capacities: Senior Pastor of the historic Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, Milwaukee, WI, and as a Chaplain for Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care providing ecclesiastical care in various assisted living facilities in southeastern Wisconsin. As a hospice chaplain, Reverend Morrow offers end of life spiritual counseling employing an ecumenical approach to pastoral care demonstrating a high level of cultural and theological competence. In previous ministerial endeavors, Reverend Morrow served as associate clergy at Tabernacle Community Baptist Church, Milwaukee, WI, Union Missionary Baptist Church, Lansing, MI, as associate/youth pastor at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Milwaukee, WI, and as interim pastor of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, Milwaukee, WI.
Reverend Morrow received many awards over the years for his achievements in academics, sports, in the community, and in ministry: The Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators award for Academic Achievement, induction into the High School National Honors Society, National Urban League Scholarship recipient, Time Warner Cable Education Scholarship recipient, selected first team all-city soccer, Riverside University High School best all-around soccer player, State Honors High School award in Percussion, Milwaukee Urban League “Doing the Right Thing” award for Outstanding Academics, inducted into the inaugural Thurgood Marshall National Achievers Society Milwaukee chapter, Tabernacle Community Baptist Church Youth Leadership award, crowned 2001 Mr. Beautillion sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Michigan State University Black Student Achievement Award and Black Alumni scholarship recipient, and finally, an award in honor of his late grandmother, the Viola June Thurman Memorial Youth Commitment Award for service to the youth and the church.
Reverend Morrow is married to his best friend, whom God has entrusted three children: Brandle C. Morrow, Jr., Natalie N. Morrow, and Bryant L. Morrow. Nicole S. (Estes) Morrow attained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology, and a Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, respectively. Nicole is a nationally certified counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). Currently, Nicole is a therapist-in-training with Christian Family Solutions’ School Based Counseling Program.