Meet the Senior Pastor and First Family
Dr. Berry completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. A graduate of Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, Dr. Berry completed his Doctorate of Ministry degree at Virginia Union University’s Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology in Richmond Virginia. He has also completed post-graduate studies and received leadership certifications from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey, Howard University in Washington, DC, Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Auburn Theological Seminary in New York, New York, and the DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Berry served on the Board of Directors for the Baptist General Convention of Virginia and is the past-Chairman of the Board for the Virginia Alliance Against Mass Incarceration. He served on the Board of Directors for the Richmond Christian Leadership Institute and the Advisory Board for the Church Hill Academy for at-risk high school students.
Dr. Berry is the proud husband of Dr. Julie A. Berry and they have been blessed with two adorable children, Emory Berry, III and Jaiden Aniya Berry.