Glencie S. Rhedrick, MS, MDiv, BCC
Reverend Glencie Rhedrick, an ordained Baptist minister, currently serves as an associate minister at First Baptist Church-West, where she leads the Bereavement Ministry and facilitates an engaging weekly adult Bible study class. Reverend Rhedrick is a Womanist Theologian and Activist, addressing the issues of unjust experiences and biases which impact women and the communities of African ascent. She is the convenor and founder of ‘SpeakingintheKeyofWE.’ The Theme: “No Longer Silenced: No Longer Invisible”. It is a Womanist platform raising the awareness of the biases women of African Ascent encounter in the Church and other segments of society.
Reverend Rhedrick received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with honors from Johnson C. Smith University and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resources Management and Development with a concentration in Organizational Behavior from the National Louis University. She also received her Master of Divinity Degree with an emphasis in Pastoral Care from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University. She is currently a Ph.D. student at the California Institute of Integral Studies in the Department of Women’s Spirituality.
Rev. Rhedrick currently serves as Chaplain for Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation of Rho Psi Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is also a local and national community activist and organizer who has served as the former president of Mecklenburg Ministries, an interfaith organization. She holds numerous positions for social justice including: Vice President for Mayfield Memorial CDC, Chair of the Social Justice Auxiliary for the United Missionary Baptist Association, Co- Chair for Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice; Vice President and Social Justice Chair for The Charlotte Minister’s Conference.