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About Our Bishop


Dr. Aiken’s preparation was not void, and after much prayer, he organized and planted Heart of Worship Restoration Center. As a third-generation Preacher, Pastor, and Planter, Heart of Worship Restoration Center has been serving the urban sector and the community of Olney since 2002. Heart of Worship is a progressive church on the cutting edge

of ministry.  


Dr. Aiken’s educational path began with him earning an Associate’s Degree in Biblical Studies, two Bachelor’s Degrees in Biblical Theology and Urban Leadership from Geneva College, and a Master’s Degree in Philosophy in Christian Thought from Biblical Theological Seminary.  On December 15, 2017, Dr. Aiken received a Ph.D. in Leadership at Capital Seminary in Greenbelt MD. His ongoing educational pursuits and accomplishments are manifestations of his mantra; “If you cease to learn, you cease to live.”  


Dr. Aiken’s commitment to education is also evidenced by his work as past Executive Vice President of Enrollment Management and Chief Operating Officer of Lancaster Bible College, Philadelphia. He also served as an Adjunct Professor at the College where he taught Church History, Introduction to Theology, Principles of Leadership, Development in Ministry and many other leadership classes. Currently, Dr. Aiken serves as the Vice President of College Success & Community Outreach for Graduate! Philadelphia, as well as an Adjunct Professor at Alvernia University where he teaches an “Ethics & Moral Leadership course for Graduate Students.  


Dr. Aiken serves on numerous boards and associations. He currently serves as Director of Home Missions for the Pennsylvania Baptist State Convention, Inc. (PBSC) and Spiritual Advisor for the Pennsylvania Eastern Keystone Baptist Association (PEKBA). He also is an affiliate member of “New Day Interfaith Fellowship of Churches and Ministries” Dr. Aiken is a published writer and has authored two books: “Men Walking in the Power of God” and his dissertation entitled “Investigating the Restorative Processes for Pastors of Urban Churches.” Later this year, Dr. Aiken will be releasing his new book entitled “Disciplines for New Disciples.” 

Who is Bishop Dr. Kevin Maurice Aiken?  Dr. Aiken is a God chaser in search of a God encounter of the closest kind.  He has dedicated his life to pursuing this quest and inviting everyone he meets to join him in this quest.  


Dr. Aiken began his crusade early in life at the Upper Room Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of his parents Bishop Joseph C. Aiken, Sr. and Mrs. Jayne E. Aiken.  While at Upper Room, Dr. Aiken began ministering as a teacher and youth leader which later led to his call to preach the Gospel.  His ministry dedication preluded his ordination as the first and only Assistant Pastor of the Upper Room Missionary Baptist Church.

Bishop Dr. Kevin M. Aiken
Heart of Worship Restoration Center
5317 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19120
(267) 767-2347

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