Senior Pastor

Dr Cedric N. Belcher Sr. - Lead Pastor

Cedric N. Belcher, Sr. is a proud graduate of Oakwood College, now Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama with a BA in Theology and a minor in Psychology.  He is also a graduate of the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan with a Master of Divinity Degree and a Doctor of Ministry Degree. 

He has served in several leadership and administrative positions as well as on several boards. Some of which include:

President, Seminary Student Forum, SDA Theological Seminary, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan

President, Oakwood College Theology Forum, Religion Department, Oakwood College, Huntsville, Alabama

Co-host for the Launching of Net 98’, Unite*Ignite, at Pioneer Memorial Church, Berrien Springs, MI.

Served as a volunteer Chaplain for the Police and Fire Departments of the City of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Serves as a member of the SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Community Advisory Board of St. Louis, Missouri.

Currently he serves on the Executive Committee of the Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventist and the Mid America Union of Seventh-day Adventist.

Dr. Belcher has pastored churches in Shreveport, Louisiana; Alexandria, Louisiana; Natchitoches, Louisiana, and Lincoln, Nebraska.  Currently, he is the Lead Pastor of Grace Temple  Seventh-day Adventist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. He is also the author of a soon to be published memoir entitled, “MORE: When Sufficient Is Not Enough.”

Dr. Belcher is married to Dr. Sonya Gray Belcher, the love of his life.  She has a PhD in Counseling Psychology.  They have three lovely children: Gabriella Belcher; Angellina Belcher; and Cedric N. Belcher, Jr.  (Ced).

Dr. Belcher loves people and his greatest desire is to make it to the Kingdom of Heaven and to help others make it there as well.