1st Vice | 1st VICE Moderator Rev. Leroy H. Anthony
Western Union Baptist District Association
Pastor LeRoy H. Anthony
Pastor LeRoy H. Anthony is a native of Dayton, Ohio.
He received the Lord as his personal Savior at the age of 12, where he served faithfully as member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Dayton Ohio.
received the call of God to ministry in December of 1993, was licensed for Ministry January 23, 1994 by the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
, and ordained August 4, 1996 by the same.
Pastor Anthony is the proud husband to the former Shawana Lanee' Copeland of Dayton, Ohio and the father to three beautiful children: LeRae, Isaiah, and Trinity.
Pastor Anthony holds a B.A. degree in Christian Ministry from Bluefield College where he received the 1997 Distinguished Graduate Honor for his Academic Excellence and Community Development Efforts.
He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from the United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio.
Pastor Anthony's 20 years of pastoral experience spans 3 states: West Virginia, Virginia, and Ohio.
On September 29, 2013, Pastor Anthony was called to his most recent assignment as Pastor of the Middle Run Baptist Church in Xenia, Ohio.
Pastor Anthony currently serves as the First-Vice Moderator of the Western Union Baptist District Association.
He served the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. in 2008 as the Souvenir Journal Committee Chairman in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Pastor Anthony has also served the Western Union as Second-Vice Moderator, Instructor, and Second-Vice President of the Ministers and Deacons Institute.
He has also served as a mentor to students attending Cincinnati Bible School.
Pastor Anthony is consistently sought out for his Inspirational teaching and preaching within Ohio and abroad.
In addition to his services in the Kingdom of God, Pastor Anthony served the Cincinnati Board of Education as an Assistant in the Cincinnati Public School System Alternative Programs.
Pastor Anthony is the founder and director of the "Enduring Faith Praise Chorale" which released its Debut Album in 1999 entitled "Enduring Faith" and was featured at the Howard University Gospel Showcase in Washington, DC, with great Gospel Artist such as Hezekiah Walker, Orlando Draper and Keith Dobbins.
In 2006 Pastor Anthony developed LeRoy H. Anthony Ministries Inc., a 501c-3 Non-Profit Organization (Public Charity) designed to empower every child, youth and young adult through practical Biblical Teaching, Education, Mentoring, and Support Services in hopes that they will affect their home, community and their generation positively.
Pastor Anthony believes that his life must be spent "Empowering Humanity with the Love of Christ through Kingdom Word, Kingdom Worship, and Kingdom Work".
To meet this mandate, Pastor Anthony hosted three annual conferences.
"The Fight, The Fortress, and The Fortune of the Family Conference" focuses on issues plaguing the family as a unit and its individual components socially, economically, politically, and spiritually.
"One In The Spirit Marriage Conferences" focus on strengthening the marriage relationship, and the "One In The Spirit 2 Conference" ministers to the unmarried and the challenges they face.
For his efforts, Pastor Anthony was awarded the "Pastor of The Year Award 2009" by a Local Organization in Cincinnati made up of City Officials, Business Community Leaders and Local Clergy.
In October of 2009, Pastor Anthony was honored with the "Nehemiah Award" from the Association of Independent Ministers (AIM), Houston Texas for his aggressive successful efforts to grow the church through expansion during the challenges of today's society.
Pastor Anthony is one who empowers others, who walks by Faith, and not by sight, and encourages others to do the same.
is one who loves God, believes in God, and trusts that God's Word is Truth.
is one who preaches and teaches God's Word profoundly with understanding.
is a provider and an example to his
family, and he
is a Visionary with many gifts.
Pastor Anthony gives all Glory to God for the things He has done in and through his life.
1st Vice Moderator
Pastor LeRoy H. Anthony