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Dr. Kavin D. Dotson



We give all Praises to God From Whom All Blessings Flow!

The congregation is filled with joy and thanksgiving to confirm Dr. Kavin Dotson as the sixth Pastor of New Hope’s 117 year history!


We cordially invite you, our public and community, to worship with us and hear our anointed leader preach and teach the Word of God.



About Our Pastor

Dr. Kavin D. Dotson

Dr. Kavin Donnell Dotson has been called as the sixth Pastor of the New Hope Baptist Church of Los Angeles.

A native of Los Angeles, Pastor Dotson accepted Christ as Lord and Savior at a very early age. He spent his formative years at New Hope participating in Sunday School, Jr. Brotherhood, Jr. Mission, Vacation Bible School, the Jr./Youth and Voices of Hope Choirs, and Youth and Young Adult retreats.


Biblical Instruction

Pastor Dotson is a Spirit-Filled Baptized Believer and is licensed and ordained as a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Dr. Dotson received biblical instruction and mentorship from our previous pastors, Dr. B. O. Byrd and Rev. J. Stewart McKnight.

California State University Long Beach

Dr. Dotson is a graduate of California State University Long Beach

Pepperdine University

Dr. Dotson is also a graduate of Pepperdine University

Adjunct Professor

In addition to Pastoring, he currently serves as an adjunct professor at several local colleges and has been a Director, overseeing schools in LAUSD and Lynwood Unified School District, and the Los Angeles County Office of Education.