Ministry Leaders

Rev. Dr. Lisa Allen-McLaurin

Pastor of Liturgy & Worship

Rev. Dr. Will Esuyemi Coleman

Pastor  of Education

Rev. Dr. Maisha Kariamu Handy

Lead Pastor

Akinyele T. Weaver, MSW

Deacon's Board & Hadiyah Trustees

The ministries at Rize are led by a dynamic and gifted group of leaders! Their character and expertise enable us to offer various opportunities for ministry in our beloved community and embrace those who join them. We are grateful for their discipleship!

Dena De Graffenreid

Church Administrator

Amber Abnet Reid

Harakati Dance Ministry

Ajani Nafula

The Jalis

Edward "Chief" Menifee, II

Minister of Music


Joshua Wole Tucker


Blair Tolulope Crosby

Fahari Greeters

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