Reverend Booker T. Rice, Jr.
Pastor Pastor Rice has been ministering for 33 years and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Biblical Languages from Oakwood College and a Certificate of Divinity from Andrews University. For the last 14 years he has been Senior Pastor at New Horizon Christian Church with responsibilities with the elderly, adult and youth arenas. Besides these duties he presides on many community and non-profits boards.
Pastor Rice has had a love for volunteering since an early age. Besides his congregation he works with food outreach programs, founded a prison ministry and spread the gospel in the United States and South Africa. But, he has an affinity for working with the youth. He teaches youth Sabbath school, weekly bible study classes, and leads youth retreats. He saw the need for a child development center in the community and created the Early Childhood Development Center at New Horizon.
Pastor Rice is a husband to Trina Petty-Rice, father to 2 and grandfather to 2.