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.
A graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, Reverend Rhedrick received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with honors and a Master of Science degree in human resources management and development with a concentration in organizational behavior from the National Louis University in Evanston, Illinois. 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 in Richmond, Virginia. Currently she is a Ph.D. student attending California Integral Institute of Studies in San Francisco, California.
A local and national community activist and organizer, Rev. Rhedrick is the former president of Mecklenburg Ministries, an interfaith organization. She is also an active member of the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team. Currently she holds the following positions: 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; Board of Directors member for the National Jobs for All Coalition; Member of the Transformative Justice Coalition; Chair for Outreach Programs for RPO Inc Foundation; trainer and Hub Organizer for Arm in Arm; Vice President and Board Member of UMBA Bright Stars; and recently added to the Board of Directors for Red Letter Christians. She recently launched her platform, SpeakingintheKeyofWE. The theme is “No Longer Silent; No Longer Invisible” which began with the conversation “Black Male Privilege and Patriarchy in the Church.” It is a Womanist platform raising awareness of the biases women of African descent encounter in the Church, as well as other segments of society. The show airs on second and fourth Fridays of the month on Facebook Live and YouTube.