Rev. Herman Price, Jr., a native of New Orleans, LA is the high-spirited, affectionate pastor of St. John Baptist Church, San Antonio, TX. Pastor Price served proudly in the United States Air Force and retired after twenty years of honorable service as a Top Three Non-Commissioned Officer. Rev. Price is a graduate of the Community College of the Air Force, Wayland Baptist University and Southwestern Theological Seminary where he was conferred a Masters of Divinity Degree.
Pastor Price believes the gospel message of Jesus Christ has the power to raise broken communities and as a results is the formal Chairman of the Community of Churches for Social Action (CCSA). CCSA is a citywide group of dynamic pastors using their voices to speak truth to power. Under Pastor Price’s leadership, CCSA in partnership with other San Antonio corporations raised over $2 million in college scholarships for African-American graduating high school seniors.
Rev. Price’s community involvement garnered him the honor of being appointed the 2006-07 Commissioner of the San Antonio Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, the largest MLK March in the country. Additionally, Pastor Price served for twelve years on the board of Project Quest, a nationally recognized long-term job training program. He was an advisory member of the Northside Independent School District Strategic Planning Committee from 2013-2016. Pastor Price was also one of the leading voices in the city for Pre K 4 SA, an Early Childhood Education Initiative to make full-day, early childhood education available to more children.
God continues to keep His gracious hands on Pastor Price for this man of God was called upon to relocate an old, traditional church with less than 100 faithful members from San Antonio’s Kenwood district to Leon Valley. Today, St. John Baptist Church has over 800 members and is continuing to grow through The Power of God!
Rev. Herman Price, Jr. is the proud husband to Kathleen with forty wonderful years of marriage. They have three, beautiful children; Basheer, Aisha, and LaTanya and three granddaughters, Lailah, Mya, and Malia.