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Rev. Dr. Oscar King, III

Rev. Dr. Oscar King, III is the pastor of Northwest Unity Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan. He has served in the United States Air Force Civil Engineering Corps. He has accomplished wide array of community and economic development projects as well as serving on the board of trustees for St. John Hospital. He has been on the faculty of Ecumenical Theological Seminary since 1999. He is currently the first vice-president of the Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit and Vicinity.

He is currently Chair of the Board of Next Detroit Neighborhood Initiatives. Served as Chair of the Board of Trustees for St. John’s Northeast Hospital and former member of the Board for St. John Health System.  Member of Detroit Public Schools Bond Oversight Committee. Guest Editorial Writer for the Michigan Chronicle. First Vice Moderator for Metropolitan Congress of Christian Education, Wayne County Sheriff’s Chaplain, Immediate Past President of the Council Of Baptist Pastors of Detroit and Vicinity.

He is married to Robin Wright-King, a manager at Blue Cross/Blue Shield and they are the parents of a blended family of  four adult children.

Associate Professor of Urban and Faith-Based Economics

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