Pastor O’Hara C. Black, a native of Havana, FL, is the son of Elder O’Harold and Mrs. Essie Black. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Florida A&M University, and a Master’s Degree from Bethany Divinity College & Seminary. Pastor Black was licensed to preach the Gospel in 1992, ordained in 1995, and has over 18 years of pastoral experience. Each church he has led has experienced great spiritual, numerical, and financial growth. He is currently the Senior Pastor-Teacher of the “New Life Ministries” Church in Quincy, FL.
Being dedicated to community empowerment, Pastor Black is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Florida A&M University Alumni Association, and the NAACP. He has also served on numerous boards and community initiatives. A trained Professional Social Studies Educator, he has an evident passion for teaching. His teaching and administrative gifts have allowed him to serve in various statewide leadership roles in the Progressive M&E Baptist State Convention of FL, Inc. Pastor Black has taught and preached God’s Word all over this country, and in Haiti. He is highly sought after to minister during revivals, workshops, conferences, etc. In his spare time, he enjoys movies, cooking, and trivia research.
Pastor O’Hara C. Black is a man after God’s own heart, and is dedicated to continuing his ministry in the “Spirit of Excellence” that God requires.