REV. KENNETH KING
Senior Associate Minister
Kenneth H. King, an ordained minister at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, serves under the leadership of Pastors Dennis W. and Christine Y. Wiley. Rev. King first joined Covenant Baptist UCC in the late 1980s serving as the youth minister. In 1994, Covenant licensed Rev. King to preach the Gospel. After being licensed, Rev. King was anointed and appointed to serve as the Minister of Worship and Intercession at Covenant. As the advising Minister of Worship and Intercession, a position that he continues to hold today, Rev. King is responsible for participating in the planning of various worship experiences and serving on the music ministry of the church.
God has graced Rev. King with many gifts and talents. Over ten years ago, he birthed Covenant’s first prayer and praise team. Today, he continues to serve s a part of the music ministry. Rev. King is also an instructor and teaches weekly during the Hour of Power at Covenant (time set aside for biblical study on Sunday morning). Rev. King has earned a Master of Theology from Wesley Theological Seminary, a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Howard University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia State University. While at Howard University, he served as the President of the Graduate School. Rev. King was also involved in organizations that focused on social justice issues. He was in the National Association of Black Social Workers, Concerned Black Men, and the Religious Coalition for the Displaced Population. Rev. King is a graduate of Hopewell High School in Hopewell, VA.
Rev. King is the son of Samuel Henry King and Helen Marie Trotter– both reside in Petersburg, VA. He has five brothers and one sister, all of whom reside in Virginia. As a commissioned missionary, preacher, accomplished vocalist and child of God, Rev. King is excited about what God has in store for him and his ministry and looks forward to obediently and humbly living out God’s call upon his life.