Rev.

Dr. Horace W. Sheppard Jr.

Rev. Dr. Horace W. Sheppard, Jr. is the senior pastor of Bethesda Christian Fellowship Church of God, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He has been in pastoral ministry for forty years.  


He is a graduate of Mid America Nazarene University and is the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the Southern California School of Ministry. 


Dr. Sheppard is the founder of Shepherd’s Voice Ministries, a 501(c)(3) non-profit ministry, committed to supporting, pastors, serving churches, and developing ministers and leaders.


He and his wife, Linda have been married for forty-five years and are the proud parents of three sons and one daughter, the delighted grandparents of twelve grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.