Biographical Sketch of
REV. Dr. CEDRIC L. PERKINS

Rev. Dr. Cedric L. Perkins is the Senior Pastor of the Pilgrim Baptist Church, Omaha, Nebraska, Executive Board Member of the Pilgrim/Omaha Economic Development Corporation, Immediated Past State President of the New Era Baptist State Convention of Nebraska, Inc., Vice President West Region of the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education, 2nd Vice President of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Metropolitan Omaha, former Board Member of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.  and former member of the Consortium of Young Pastors’, administrator, instructor, and faculty member of the National Baptist Congress and New Era Baptist State Congress of Christian Education. Pastor Perkins is the former 1st Vice President of the New Era Baptist State Convention of Nebraska, Inc., formally served as Assistant Director with the Spirit of Timothy ministry of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc., and previously served as Pastor of the Little Zion M. B. Church, Rogersville, Alabama. He is the husband of Angel Andrews Perkins; they are the proud parents of three daughters.

Pastor Perkins is a graduate of the Colbert County High School in Leighton, Alabama. In further studies, he received an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronic Engineering from R.E.T.S. Electronic Institute in Birmingham, Alabama; Bachelor of Biblical Studies from Heritage Bible College in Huntsville, Alabama; Master of Biblical Studies from Heritage Bible College in Huntsville, Alabama; and a Doctor of Ministry from Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camilla, Georgia graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Pastor Perkins has been blessed to exercise his God-given talents to many across the nation in workshops, seminars, and revivals. He has participated in panel discussions, presided, and preached in the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. on numerous occasions, National Baptist Congress, and Germany Baptist / National Baptist Congress.

Pastor Perkins has served and continues to serve in the community on various committees and organizations to bring about a change along with providing advisory support to a wide variety of community movements: Baptist Pastors and Ministers Conference, Concerned Clergy of North Omaha, City of Omaha Mayor Clergy Advisory Council, Executive Board Habitat for Humanity Roof and Home Repair, African-American Empowerment Network; in past years United States Census 2010, Scruggs / Young for NBC President Committee, Clean Solutions for Omaha, State of Nebraska Click It Steering Committee, Northeast Omaha Weed and Seed Steering Committee, Katrina Relief, Omaha Together One Community, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Metropolitan Omaha, Heartland Workforce Solutions, and numerous others.

Dr. Perkins is an Urban League of Nebraska, 2011 African-American Leadership Award – Faith Category recipient and an Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Metropolitan Omaha, 2016 IMA Drum Major for Accountability recipient.

In time of relaxation, Rev. Perkins enjoys sharing with family, working-out, basketball, bowling, walking, traveling, grilling, watching sporting events, and visiting friends.