BPD, ECMC Chaplain Moving On

December 17, 2011 Updated Dec 18, 2011 at 12:22 AM EDT

By WKBW Admin

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December 17, 2011 Updated Dec 18, 2011 at 12:22 AM EDT

Buffalo (WKBW) Reverend Kenyatta Cobb was the Buffalo Police Chaplain, the ECMC Trauma Unit Chaplain, and a Lutheran church pastor. Now Reverend Cobb is taking his next step in his life of faith, a move to a new congregation as a pastor in Orlando, Florida. Before he left the Queen City for the Sunshine State, Cobb sat down and talked with Eyewitness News about his time in Buffalo.

"I felt my time was done in Buffalo," Reverend Cobb said quietly.

Cobb had many jobs, touched many lives, yet was known by a single statement: "I'll see you on the battlefield."

"And that became my motto of each day. I'm on the battlefield with the Lord," he said.

While working as police chaplain and in the trauma unit at ECMC, Cobb witnessed serious injury and bitter tragedy. But that's not all he saw.

"And here we are as frail humans doing our very best in God. To provide that love, that light of hope in the midst of darkness."

Eyewitness News was with Reverend Cobb back in 2006, when clothes were discovered that belonged to Sister Karen Klimczak. It was later discovered that the nun had been murdered.

"And at that moment a sense of relief came to me. Because I knew at that moment that she was with the father," Cobb said softly.

As he now moves to a new challenge in a new place, Rev. Cobb wants people to remember two things about him.

"That he was a servant of the Lord and that wherever he goes, he's on the battlefield," Cobb said with a smile.