Archbishop Dr. M.J. Rivers
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The Most Reverend Dr. Melvin J. Rivers is a seasoned Leader, Project Manager, Biblical Exegete, Educator and Theologian. He is an Organizational Behavioral Consultant to The Body of Christ.
Archbishop Rivers is The Establishmentarian, Patriarch, Primate and Presiding Prelate of Paraclete Evangelistic Ministries Fellowship of Churches International. He is Fully Enthroned as The Metropolitan Archbishop of The Worldwide Anglican Episcopal Communion & Ecumenical Ministry (WAECAEM); anointed with Eastern and Western Apostolic Succession to oversee operations in the Archdiocese of North Carolina.
He is the Founding President and CEO of Paraclete Theological Seminary; a High Christology Biblical-Based University preparing servants in the Kingdom of God.
He is a former (2017-2020) member of The Board of Directors for The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Access Corporation, overseeing the operation of the Access Channel 21 Television Station. He is also the former Chairman of Religious Affairs for the NAACP in Monroe County, North Carolina, and for Operation Reach Out in Monroe, North Carolina.
Archbishop Dr. Rivers has served as an Associate Professor and Dissertation Chair at the University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies and the UOP-Charlotte School of Business. He is the President and CEO of Archbishop M.J. Rivers Ministries, Inc., and President of the Phronesis Consulting Firm - a Business Consulting, Leadership & Project Management Company.
His passion for social responsibility has assisted in the building of several Habitat for Humanity homes in the Atlanta, Geogia area.
He is a member of the Project Management Institute – LA Chapter, The Association of Management Consultants, The Association of Strategic Planning, Business Start-Up Specialist, and former Chairman of Volunteerism and Community Affairs at The LA Chapter of The National Black MBA Association.
Archbishop Dr. Rivers also currently serves as President/Founder of The National D.B.A. Society.