Dr. Roosevelt Walker, Jr., was born in Chicago, IL, the younger of two children. He was baptized at the age of ten. He accepted his call to preach the Word of God on April 17, 2001 and preached his first sermon on July 29, 2001. He was ordained April 17, 2005 and became the proud Pastor of New Memorial M.B. Church in August 2005, where he is currently serving as Pastor. He considers his work as Pastor his highest calling.
Dr. Walker, Jr. has maintained a love of learning throughout his life. He attended Chicago State University graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He received a Masters of Theology from Faith Seminary in Seattle, Washington in 2005. He received his Doctorate of Ministry with an emphasis on Leadership at Faith Seminary in Seattle, Washington in 2008.
Dr. Walker, Jr., is a family man. He believes that strong families are very important to the church and the community. He is married to the lovely Molifenge, they have four beautiful children (Rashaud, Tia, Nyla, and Roosevelt III).
Dr. Walker, Jr., is the President/CEO of Emmanuel Community Development Corporation (CDC). This CDC is striving to serve the community. We aspire to revitalize and reinvigorate sound citizen conduct and renewed community responsibility. Our programs are designed to educate, shore up, facilitate and edify citizens in the neighborhood. Our corporation is determined to inform, elevate the consciousness of, and ultimately modernize support services for the general populace. We promote healthy lifestyles.
Dr. Walker, Jr., is dedicated to preaching and teaching the Word of God. He has a passion for equipping people with the spiritual knowledge that will help them grow spiritually.