The Reverend Bernard E. Hudson is married to the Reverend Alicia M. Hudson are parents of Kailar Shaw. He is a native of Gadsden County (Havana). He is the son of Linda Hudson. He matriculated through the Gadsden County School system (Havana) and furthered his education at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Business and works with the Agency for Health Care Administration where he serves as the Manager for the Long Term Care Unit.He served as Pastor of Ford Chapel in Monticello and most recently served St. John A.M.E. in Campbellton where they led the congregation in erecting a new worship facility. At St. John they encouraged and empowered the members to "Pursue Christ with a Spirit of Excellence!" In July of 2015 he completed class work and was conferred the Master of Divinity Degree from Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, OH. Also in the 150th Session of the Florida Annual Conference he was ordained an Itinerant Elder. In November of 2015 he was appointed pastor of Arnett Chapel. At the "Nett" the worship atmosphere is one conducive for the visitation of the spirit of God. The "Nett" is a place "Where ordinary people meet an Extraordinary God!"