Dr. Cecil L. Bromell is the son of Deacon Lucky and Reverend Essie Mae Bromell, the fourth of eight children, and a native of Loris, South Carolina. He is married to the former Ms. Poiette McGill of Marion, SC and they share three wonderful children: Shakira, Victory, and CeJay; one darling granddaughter, Mercy; and a grandson, Timothy. The Bromells reside in Darlington, South Carolina.
He is a 1984 graduate of Loris High School, and a 2004 graduate of Morris College Sumter, South Carolina. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministry, graduated Magna Cum Laude, and fourth in a class of 168.
Other academic honors include: National Dean's list, O. R. Reuben Scholar, All-American Collegiate Scholar, Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, and Who's Who Among American Universities & Colleges.
Dr. Bromell is a 2007 honor graduate of The ITC in Atlanta, Georgia, earning the Master of Divinity degree from the Morehouse School of Religion and the Doctor of Ministry degree in 2012. He is a member of Theta Phi Theological Honor Society.
Throughout his life, Dr. Bromell has served in various capacities within the church, such as, President of the Usher Board, teacher of the youth and adult Sunday School, served on the Trustee Board, served as Church Treasurer, ordained as a Deacon, served as secretary of the Deacon Board, was called into the gospel ministry in September of 1989, and ordained in May of 1994. He served as Senior Pastor of the Nazarene Missionary Baptist Church, Mullins, SC for 12 years. Dr. Bromell served as assistant to the pastor at Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church in Marion, SC for 3 years.
His civic involvements include: True Light of Zion Lodge #399 Free and Accepted Masons, and Mt. Moriah #11 Order of the Eastern Star.
He previously served as the 2nd Vice President of the Marion County Branch of the NAACP. He served on the Board of Directors for the Little Pee Dee Manor, a residential community for senior citizens, and on the Executive Board of the Little Pee Dee Baptist Association.
Currently, Pastor Bromell serves as President of the Darlington Area Ministerial Alliance, a member of the Genesis Health Care Board of Directors, and as President of the Pee Dee Baptist Christian Education Department. Dr. Bromell is the eighth pastor of the historic Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church located on the corner of Lee and South Main Streets in the beautiful city of Darlington, South Carolina; a church he affectionately calls "The Home of the Macedonia Smile". He is a prolific teacher and preacher of God's Word.