About Us


About Us


About The Event

The Kingdom Network Leadership Summit, Hosted by The Reverend Matthew L. Watley, TKN Founder and Senior Pastor, Kingdom Fellowship AME, is back. The 3-day summit will take place Nov 14-16, 2023, and will feature general sessions and panel discussions from some of the most recognized thought leaders influencing African American communities during the day, with revival-style worship in the evenings!  

Whether you pastor a congregation of 10 members or 10 thousand, the summit is an opportunity to be inspired, sharpen your skills, add to your resources, and network with other faith leaders to expand your ministry and grow your community.    

Register today for your leadership team and ministry leaders to attend the TKN Leadership Summit so you can learn & grow together. This year’s theme is FOUNDATIONS, as we learn from leading experts how to better build, level, and fortify our ministry foundations.   

You do not want to miss this incredible opportunity to network, learn, and develop alongside other faith leaders and parachurch partners. We look forward to seeing you, Nov 14th- Nov 16th, at the Kingdom Worship Center in Calverton, Maryland, at the 2023 TKN Leadership Summit!! 

Meet Pastor Watley

Rev. Matthew Lawrence Watley is the Senior Pastor of Kingdom Fellowship AME Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, and formerly was the Executive Minister of Reid Temple AME Church North and D.C. Locations. A third-generation preacher, businessman, lecturer and author, he is nationally and globally recognized as an innovative thinker who constantly explores new ways to reach the unsaved by using spiritual, political, and economic empowerment techniques. Rev. Watley has proven he has the strategic vision necessary to guide an organization through continual change.

The motto of the 5,000-church membership is, “We are making kingdom disciples to make a kingdom difference.” Kingdom Fellowship is the 4th largest Church within the AME denomination. Currently, there are three worship services each Sunday. Kingdom Fellowship owns and operates a 125,000 square-foot tower that leases to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration along with other businesses, including insurance, legal and technological companies. The Church has also acquired a twelve-acre campus and is in the process of building a new worship center along with an adjacent 100,000 square-foot office building that is being repurposed for commercial and community use. In addition to the thousands that attend worship in-person, thousands more stream the worship services on-line each week.

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