Melrose Avenue SDA Church

Worship . Grow . Serve

Our Pastor

Pastor C. Shaun Arthur is a minister of the Gospel who believes that knowing and loving Jesus makes all the difference.  He believes that through Jesus' sacrifice on the cross and with the transforming power of Holy Spirit, we each have the power to live purpose driven lives.


Pastor Arthur received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Ministerial Theology from The Oakwood University, in Huntsville, AL and holds his Masters of Divinity from the Andrews University Theological Seminary. He has also completed Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) training and is currently working on a doctoral degree.


He was extended a call to join the Allegheny West Conference in 2007.  During his pastoral journey he has served in Columbus, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, Dayton, OH and now Roanoke, VA.  Pastor Arthur has preached throughout the country and internationally.


His vision is to be an passionate, sympathetic and impactful leader, that inspires members to share their faith, increase their spiritually and  give all they can through their time, talents, and treasury. He is committed to growing as a leader and working hand in hand with God's people to make a difference in the community.


His mission is to lead a church where everyone worships God in spirit and truth, grows in their faith and shares their knowledge of Jesus through service and love


He is married to the love of his life, Lauren.  They have three fun-loving children.


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