United Pastors for Social Empowerment
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Our Members

Rev. Dr. Donald Perryman, President

     Rev. Dr. Donald L. Perryman, a Toledo Ohio native, attended Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio and subsequently earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary, Dayton Ohio with a theological focus in Social Justice Ministry and Political Activism. The dissertation resulting from this work is Stories of Hope: Educating for Activism and Justice in the Black Church. Dr. Perryman received both the Bachelor (B.B.A.) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from the University of Toledo.     

Dr. Perryman is currently pastor of Center of Hope Baptist Church Ministries and a PhD candidate in the Antioch University Graduate School of Leadership & Change in Yellow Springs, Ohio. His dissertation topic is Ethical Leadership: The Role of the Black Church in Addressing the Consequences of Mass Incarceration. Pastor Perryman is President and Founder of United Pastors for Social Empowerment and serves as board member for many other institutions and community organizations.  


Other UPSE Members:
Pastor Derek Arnold, Bethlehem Baptist Church
Kristal Barham, Lucas County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board 
Pastor Ben Green, New Covenant Church
Pastor Charles Allen, Tabernacle of Praise
Amber Currie, Susan G. Komen of NW Ohio
Pastor Jerry Boose, Second Baptist Church
Tracee Perryman, The Ohio State University
Pastor Willie Perryman, Jerusalem Baptist Church
Treva Jeffries, Toledo Public Schools
Erica Krause, Stronger US ED Fund
Sarah Jenkins, Toledo Fair Housing Center
Pastor Rodney Jackson, Movement Church
Richard Alston, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality
Beatrice Daniels, NAACP
Marty McIntyre, Lucas County Juvenile Courts
Pastor Michael Carter, Praise City Church
Pastor Robert Lyons, Greater St. Mary's Baptist Church 
Marian Brannon, Lucas County Family Council
Fr. Tony Gallagher, retired Catholic Priest
Delores Williams, Lucas County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board
Pastor Cindy Howard, ProMedica
Johnetta McCollough, TASC of NW Ohio
Joel Schutte, YMCA
Pastor Michael Talbert, New Bethel Church
Pastor Gerald Fletcher, New Light Baptist
Celeste Smith, Toledo-Lucas County Health Dept.
Eric Williams, YMCA
Councilman Tyrone Riley, City of Toledo
Wade Kapszukiewicz, Lucas County Treasurer
Pastor Robert Bass, United Missionary Baptist Church