Teachers are qualified and approved by the Evangelical Training Association.

Pastor Barbara JP Thomas , Executive Director                                                                                                                                                Rochester Institute of Christian Education: Diploma, Pastoral Care & Christian Education State University of New York at Empire State College: B.S., Religious Studies; C.Ed., Human Service Northeastern Seminary: M.Th; M.Div.; D.Min. Candidate

Tina Jackson, Administrative Assistant |388 Tremont Street Rochester, NY 14608 | 585.436.7523

Faculty Members
RICE Faculty members are volunteers who have a heart for God, a love for God’s people, and proficiency in teaching God’s truth.  All faculty members acknowledge agreement with the RICE doctrinal statement and are certified by the Evangelical Training Association.

Kenneth Beaton
Zion Bible Institute: Diploma, Pastoral Ministry

Mary Benedett
Rochester Institute of Technology: B.S., Electrical Engineering

Rev. Gerald Boock II
Valley Forge Christian College: B.S., Bible    
Institute of Pastoral Counseling

Tineke Cornelisn 
Monroe Community College: A.A.S.
State University of New York at Brockport: B.S., Education
Nazareth College: M. Ed.
Northeastern Seminary: M.Div.

Rosa Day
Roberts Wesleyan College: B.S., Organizational Management; M.A., Organizational Management

Rev. Mitchell P. Evans                                                          Lancaster Bible College: B.S., Biblical Studies and                        Pastoral Leadership

Rev. Bettie Flood
Rochester Institute of Christian Education: Diploma,                    Christian Education

Rev. Dr. Dana Goodnough
Moody Bible Institute: Diploma, Pastoral Studies
Calvary Bible College: B.A., Pastoral Studies and Biblical Languages
Liberty University: M.A., Counseling
Dallas Theological Seminary: Th.M., Bible Exposition; D. Min., Ministry Leadership

Rev. Tunya Griffin
Roberts Wesleyan College: B.S., Organizational Management Northeastern Seminary: M. Div.; D.Min. Candidate

Rev. Dr. Harry Heintz                                                            Southern California College: B.A.                                                           Gordon-Conwell Seminary: M.Div.                                                            Fuller Theological Seminary: D.Min.

C. Lawanza Lane
Rochester Institute of Christian Education: Diploma,              Christian Education
Nazareth College: B.S., Speech Pathology
State University of New York at Geneseo: M.A., Speech Pathology

 

 

Elder Ronald Mathis 
Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Pearl Program: Diploma

Mark McClements
State University of New York at Geneseo: B.A., Chemistry
Rochester Institute of Technology: M.S., Chemistry

Karin Morgan
Houghton College: B.A., Education                                                         Nazareth College: M. Ed.

Ken Odell
State University of New York at Oswego: B.S.                                    State University of New York at Brockport: M.A.L.S.

Gary M. Parrotta, Esq.                                                              Monroe Community College: A.A.S, Visual Communication          SUNY Geneseo: B.S., Management Science                                          Ohio Northern University College of Law: Juris Doctor   Northeastern Seminary: M.A., Theology

Rev. J. Esther Rowe  
State University of New York at Brockport: B.S., Psychology; M. Ed.
Colgate Rochester Divinity School: M. Div.

Rev. David Sanford
Baldwin Wallace College: B.S., Music
Wesley Seminary: M.A., Pastoral Ministry

Melany Silas
University of Rochester: B.A., Health & Society; M.S., Counseling and Human Development

Lorraine Whitehead
State University of New York at Brockport: B.S. (in progress)

Pastor Wanda A. Wilson, M.Div.                                                 Open Arms Christian Fellowship Ministry                          Northeastern Seminary Doctor of Ministry Program Candidate

Helen Young
Monroe Community College: A.A., Liberal Arts                        Rochester Institute of Technology: B.A., Social Work                     State University of New York at Brockport: L.M.S.W., Social Work