Rev. Dr. Christopher Alan Bullock Canaan Baptist Church New Castle Delaware

The Honorable Christopher Alan Bullock


Christopher Alan Bullock is a native of Wichita, Kansas with roots in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the Founder and Pastor of the Canaan Baptist Church of Delaware, and was privileged to serve two other congregations: the 8th Street Baptist Church in Wilmington, Delaware, and the Progressive Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois. In November 2012, Dr. Bullock was overwhelmingly elected as the first African American President of New Castle County Council. He is a member of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc., the Lott Carey Convention, and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and is the former Chairman of the Delaware Black Caucus. He has been honored by many local, national, and international organizations for his works, ministry, and civil rights and political activism.


Dr. Bullock earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary and completed his post-doctoral work at Harvard University Divinity School.  Additionally, he earned a Master of Divinity degree from the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School/Crozer Seminary, and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. 


He shares marriage and ministry with his wife of 32 years, Dr. Debbie Strickling-Bullock.  They have two sons, Benjamin and Daniel, and are the proud grandparents of Daniel Christopher Bullock and Isabella Joenelle Bullock.