You can call him Minister, Professor, or Family Counselor. Elder Henry Monroe Wright began his ministerial career in 1964 after earning a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Oakwood College. He further qualified himself for the ministry by obtaining a Master’s of Systematic Theology from Andrews University in 1965. Sensing the need for additional training, Henry M. Wright received another Master’s Degree from Ohio based Methodist Theological Seminary in 1978. He also attended Vanderbilt University from 1979 to 1981 for postgraduate studies in church administration. His ministerial assignments have taken him to Louisville, Kentucky, Greenville and Jackson, Mississippi, Columbus, Ohio, and presently Alexandria, Virginia. During his fourty-two years of ministry, he has received more than forty awards and recognition for pastoral leadership, preaching and evangelism.
Over the years, Elder Wright has been given special assignments to serve on various committees including the Adventist Media Center Reorganization Commission, General Conference Commission on Women’s Ordination, and the North American Division Committee for Union and Local Conference Secretaries’ and Church Clerk Manuals. He has also written numerous articles in various church periodicals. Pastor Wright has had the consistent opportunity to be guest speaker and evangelist at many events, both in the United States and throughout the world.