BIOGRAPHY

BUILDING SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS

Elder Ricky Price, Sr. is a Minister of the Gospel, Chaplain, and Motivational Speaker, sharing proven strategies for turning obstacles into opportunities. He is the Founder and President of “A Weekend With the Teamsters,” as well as the Published Author of two books: "A Weekend With the Teamsters" and “The Heart of a Leader.”

Elder Ricky Price, Sr. currently serves as Chaplain of the Milwaukee Frontiers, a Milwaukee Seventh District Auxiliary Police member, and one of the United Fellowship Basketball League organizers. Elder Ricky Price, Sr. is passionate about community outreach, and he devotes countless hours of community service and volunteerism throughout the great city of Milwaukee and its surrounding areas.

FOUNDER PRESIDENT PUBLISHED AUTHOR

Since June 2010, Elder Ricky Price, Sr. trains, equips, and empowers America's future leaders. He reminds people that everyone is put on this earth with incredible potential and a divine destiny.

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As a member of the Teamsters Union for over 38 years until his retirement in 2018, he worked in the Organizing Department, which has afforded him numerous opportunities to travel throughout the United States. Proudly, he has served over three decades for the ABF Freight.​

FAMILY IS

LIFE'S GREATEST

BLESSING

Elder Ricky Price, Sr. is happily married to Dr. Monica Parchia-Price, the Mt. Zion Assembly Church's first woman Suffragan Bishop. He is the proud father of five incredible adult leaders and the grandfather of six adorable grandchildren.

BIOGRAPHY

OCTOBER 20, 1958

Born - Jackson, Tennessee

1970

MOVE TO MILWAUKEE, WI

Elder Price's mother, Pastor Ada Price, moved him and his nine siblings to Milwaukee, WI.

JUNE 1976

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE

Riverside High School

Milwaukee, WI.

MAY 1999
CALLED TO THE MINISTRY

Elder Ricky Price, Sr. submitted to the Lord's will and accepted the divine call to ministry. He is a licensed and ordained minister of the Gospel with full membership in the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc., allowing him to perform church rites such as sacraments, baptisms, and legal marriages.

 

SEPTEMBER 2001
MOVED TO ATLANTA, GA

Elder Price joined the Atlanta-based organizations Concerned Black Clergy and the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda as a representative. Elder Price returned to Milwaukee, WI after a rewarding stay in Atlanta.

MAY 2003
ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Religious Studies

The Milwaukee Theological Institute

Milwaukee, WI 53224

MAY 2005

BACHELOR DEGREE

Urban Ministry

The Milwaukee Theological Institute

Milwaukee, WI 53224

AUGUST 2009
UNITED IN HOLY MATRIMONY

Elder Ricky Price, Sr., a family-oriented husband and father of five adult children, married the lovely Suffragan Bishop Dr. Monica Parchia-Price in Holy Matrimony.

Elder Ricky Price, Sr. joined the ministerial staff of Mt. Zion Assembly of the Apostolic Faith Church, where Suffragan Bishop Monica Parchia-Price is Senior Pastor, after working for many years under the spiritual guidance of his mother, Pastor Ada Price, Founder of The Power House of Deliverance Church of the Apostolic Faith, Inc.

 

JUNE 2010 

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

Elder Ricky Price Sr. - His compassionate heart and ministry outreach stretches far beyond the church's walls. He founded "A Weekend With The Teamsters," a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that annually honors the Teamsters Union, their families, and their friends.

DECEMBER 2015
SPECIALIZED CERTIFICATIONS IN:

  • Advance Domestic Violence

  • Christian Counseling​

  • Law Enforcement

  • Fire Personnel

  • Line of Duty

  • Death Advance Crime Scene for the Chaplain

 

FEBRUARY 2016

MEN OF DISTINCTION AWARD

  • Elder Ricky Price, Sr. shares this merit with Honorees:

  • Alderman Marvin Pratt

  • Police Chief Arthur Jones

  • Judge Russell W. Stamper

  • Apostle Walter Bates

  • Bishop Darrell Hines

  • and Other Great Men of Milwaukee

 

JUNE 2016

​PROMOTED LIEUTENANT COLONEL

The International Police &

Fire Chaplain's Association

SEPTEMBER 2016

MASTER DEGREE

Chaplaincy

Midwest Bible College

West Allis, WI 53214

 

JUNE 2017

PROMOTED COLONEL

The International Police &

Fire Chaplain's Association

JUNE 10, 2018

RETIRED TEAMSTER

38 Years of Service

DECEMBER 15, 2019

PROMOTED DEPUTY CHIEF

The International Police &

Fire Chaplain's Association

FEBRUARY 17, 2020

PUBLISHED AUTHOR

"A Weekend With The Teamsters"

Purchase Book on Amazon or Kindle Edition

FEBRUARY 28, 2020

BLACK EXCELLENCE AWARD

A Recipient of The 35th Black Excellence Awards 2020: "A Clear Vision of Excellence”

AUGUST 9, 2020

MASTER DEGREE IN CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

Agape Love Bible College &

ALBC School of Theology

MAY 17, 2021

PUBLISHED AUTHOR

"The Heart of a Leader"

Purchase Book on Amazon or Kindle Edition

CURRENTLY

Elder Ricky Price, Sr. is the superintendent of the Senior Division of the Christian Education Department at Mt. Zion Assembly Church, where he is a catalyst for positive change through his dedication and commitment to teaching the Holy Scriptures as well as the Chaplain of the Milwaukee Frontiers, who works closely with the Milwaukee Seventh District Auxiliary Police.

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