Christian Protestant Chaplaincy — Historically Black Church

Programs for Fall 2024


Office Hours with Pastor Jaime
Tuesdays after 10 AM; Please email or call Pastor Jaime to schedule an appointment.

Office Hours with Elder Baker
Contact Elder Baker to schedule an appointment.

For weekly messages of inspiration and ministry by Pastor Jaime, Elder Baker and HBC, follow us on Instagram at @hbcc_su.

Contact Elder Melvin Baker at to join the Daily Inspiration on the Life Network Group Chat, a GroupMe chat designed to offer spiritual inspiration and a platform to submit prayer requests in one’s time of need.


A collaborative ministry with the traditionally African American churches of Syracuse.

The Historically Black Church ministry cordially invites you to share in a powerful contemporary worship experience that remains committed to genuinely connecting with every student without judgment.  Searching for something real?


Pastor Daren C. Jaime
Advisor, Glorify God
Historically Black Church

Pastor Daren C. Jaime moved to Syracuse 17 years ago and hails from Harlem, New York. His ministerial journey began in 1994, when he acknowledged his call to ministry at the Saint Frances A.M.E. Zion Church in Port Chester, New York. He is currently the senior pastor at People’s A.M.E. Zion Church in Syracuse and is very active in the local community. Pastor Jaime has also been privileged to reach a global community as an award-winning journalist, educating minds across the world through his former radio show “Power Perspectives” and his weekly live television broadcasts of “Perspectives” and “Open” on Bronxnet.

Elder Melvin Baker
Associate Chaplain
Advisor, Glorify God
Historically Black Church




Rev. Rhoda Barron
Associate Chaplain
Historically Black Church*




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