The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. For Immediate Release
January 25, 2016
Contact: Dave Jacobson, (818) 943-2348
CORREA RECEIVES MILESTONE ENDORSEMENT FROM PASTOR OF LARGEST OC AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCH
Esteemed Rev. Mark Whitlock of Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E Church Backs Lou Correa for U.S. Congress
SANTA ANA, CA— Continuing to edge out his competition in the race to secure important endorsements, today former State Senator Lou Correa won a hugely influential endorsement from the Pastor of the largest African American church in Orange County, the Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr.
Serving as Pastor of Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church since 1998, Whitlock previously was founder and executive director of FAME Renaissance, the economic development arm of the well-known First A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles. Expressing his gratitude for the endorsement, former State Senator Lou Correa remarked:
“Reverend Mark Whitlock is an icon in Orange County. So many in our community look to him for spiritual guidance and leadership.