Rev. Dr. Tamara Henry serves as the minister to youth at the Lenox Road Baptist Church. The heart of her ministerial passion is rooted in nurturing the faith identities of young people from all walks of life, empowering them to become radical agents of change in the communities and world in which they live.
In addition to her ministry in the local church, Dr. Henry assumes a number of other roles, including those of professor and researcher. Currently, she serves as assistant professor of religious education at New York Theological Seminary, where she also directs the Master of Arts in Religious Education and the Master of Arts in Youth Ministry programs.
Beyond her service in ministerial and academic contexts, Dr. Henry’s professional background includes extensive work on behalf of marginalized youth and families within a variety of settings.
Dr. Henry is a graduate of Georgetown University where she received a BA in American government. In addition, she holds a Master of Social Work from Fordham University School of Social Service and a Master of Arts in Religious Education from Fordham University School of Religion. She also earned her PhD in religious education from Fordham University, School of Religion. She was ordained on November 18, 2018.