Marquis Emerging Leaders

Larry Ray Rodgers

Title: Provisional Elder / Board of Directors

Company: United Methodist Church Northwest Texas Conference

Location: Snyder, TX

Education: MA, in Divinity Asbury Theological Seminary (2018)

Career History: Provisional Elder United Methodist Church Northwest Texas Conference (2018-Present);

Board of Directors Kairos Prison Ministry International (1998-present);

Type of Business: Religious Services

Larry Ray Rodgers, Provisional Elder/Board of Directors for the United Methodist Church Northwest Texas Conference, has been recognized as a Marquis Emerging Leader for their contributions and achievements in the field of religious services.

For more than two decades, Reverend Rodgers has provided ministry services to communities across Texas. He currently preaches at two churches, and is dedicated to sharing his faith with prison inmates. Reverend Rodgers believes he was on the wrong path in life before he heard the call of Jesus and became a minister. He feels his parents instilled a scene of compassion in him. In 2018, he earned a Master of Arts, in Divinity Asbury Theological Seminary. He is a Certified Chaplin with the Texas Department of Corrections. In addition to his service with the United Methodist Church Northwest Texas Conference, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Kairos Prison Ministry International.

Looking toward the future, Reverend Rodgers Larry hopes to still be a pastor and work with inmates. He believes God knows the way for you to prosper and have peace and endeavors to share that message. In addition to his work in ministry, he serves as a United Way volunteer. His hobbies include being with his family and spending time fishing. He credits the success in his career to having many mentors who inspired him and his faith in God.

Reverend Rodgers is happily married to his wife Lillie and together they have two songs and a daughter, and six grandchildren. He has been greatly supported by his parents, James and Bobbie and was born in Dallas, Texas. In addition, he is published among Who’s Who in America.

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