New Jerusalem West
Dr. Erick Pryor is an author, educator, and precher. He is the son of the late Edward G. Pryor and Veronica Pryor. As a military child, he traveled around the world, spending fifteen of his formative years in Germany, Japan, and Spain. He came to Greensboro, North Carolina to attend college at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, where he graduatied with degrees in Chemical Engineering. Compelled to teach young people, he utilized his education to become a high school teacher at Dudley High School. Due to his aspirations to be an educator, he also earned degrees in education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
In September of 2000, Dr. Pryor became a member of New Jerusalem Cathedral, where he has served under Dr. Kevin A. Williams. True to Dr. Williams’ words to “put him to work,” Dr. Pryor has been involved with community service and various ministries at both New Jersualem Cathedral and Monument of Praise to community service. As an active member of New Jerusalem Cathedral, Dr. Pryor has served in the parking lot, church bookstore, outreach, Dream Center, choir, Sunday School, children’s church, and Minister’s Council. He currently serves as the president of Community Outreach Reaching Everyone (C.O.R.E) and the vice president of Kingdom Life Academy. He also serves as an instructor for New Jerusalem Cathedral’s summer camp and for the GGO Tai Chi exercise class.
Dr. Pryor was ordained as a reverend at New Jerusalem Cathedral in July 2003 and as an Elder by Pastor Williams during an anointing service in November 2010. His ordination as Elder was a first for NJC. He proudly serves in this capacity to enrich and undergird Pastor Williams and the membership of NJC and MOP.
Dr. Erick G. Pryor is a husband to his wife of thirteen years, LaToya, and father to two boys, Erick, Jr and Emmanuel.