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We are blessed to have such an amazing team of ministers and
staff to support our community at Beebe Memorial Cathedral.
Feel free to contact church staff below if you are interested
in being a part of any ministry.

Reverend Antoine Shyne

Senoir Pastor
On July 29, 2022, Reverend Antoine Shyne was appointed as Associate Pastor of Beebe Memorial C.M.E. Cathedral. On Sunday, June 4, 2023, after 20 years of pastoral leadership, Bishop Charley Hames, Jr., passed the baton over to Rev. Antoine Shyne, who became the senior pastor of Beebe Memorial C.M.E. Cathedral.

This young man is anointed and the spirit falls fresh on him. He is a son of the pastoral, Reverend Dr. O’Neal Shyne. Rev. Antoine Shyne demonstrated a love for the C.M.E. church at an early age and humbly responded to the call. He subsequently received his local preacher’s license in 1995 at age 10.

Rev. Antoine Shyne, a native of Dayton, Ohio, is the eldest son of the late Rev. Dr. and Mrs. O’Neal Shyne, Jr. He is also the grandson of Rev. and Mrs. Lonnie Waites and the late Rev. O’Neal Shyne and the late Mrs. Mary E. Gates-Shyne. Rev. Shyne is married to Lady Leila J. Shyne and the father of Miss Ananiah J. Shyne.

He graduated from Meadowdale High School in Dayton, Ohio. After graduation, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Central State University in 2009. He furthered his education by receiving a Master of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in May 2013. Rev. Shyne is currently working on a Doctorate of Ministry from the United Theological Seminary.

Lady Leila J. Shyne

First Lady of the church
First Lady Leila Shyne is the wife of Rev. Antoine Shyne, Senior Pastor of Beebe Memorial CME Cathedral, and mother of Miss Ananiah J. Shyne.

She was born and raised in Kansas City, KS and is the youngest child of Mrs. Reba and the late Mr. Herbert Simmons.

First Lady Shyne graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2008. She has been practicing as a registered nursing in the following fields: maternity, pediatrics, family and skilled nursing for 15 years. She is currently practicing as a nurse clinician at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

First Lady Shyne gave her life to the Lord at a C.M.E. Youth and Young Adult Conference in North Carolina at the age of 14. Since then, her desire has been to live a life that is pleasing unto God.

Ministerial Staff

Rev. Vicki

Associate Minister

Rev. Michael Johnson

Associate Minister

Minister Tashon Thomas

Local Minister


Timothy Moppin

Steward Board

Renita Brown

Usher Board

Antoinette Porter

Women's Ministry

Joclyn Ware

Children's Ministry


Young Adult Ministry


Youth Ministry

Geraldine Guidry

Stewardess Board

Brenda Franklin

Greeter's Ministry

Chris Jarvis

Men's Ministry

Renita Brown

Hospitality Ministry

Oletha Young

Super Seniors Ministry

Joseph Ulmer

Trustee Board

Lorraine Watts

Missionary Society

Nola Turnage

Health Ministry, Fit4Faith

Connie & Ron Davidson

Marriage Ministry