Dr. Charlene Monk
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Phillipians 4:13
Dr. Monk is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, where she obtained her elementary and secondary education. In her early years, she was anointed by the power of the Holy Spirit to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and has been ministering for the past 37 years throughout the United States.

In June of 1981, Dr. Monk graduated from Coppin State College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Science. In subsequent years, she served as Senior Administrative Assistant at the Union Baptist Harvey Johnson Head Start Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

In May of 1985, Dr. Monk received the Master’s Degree from the Howard University School of Divinity. In 1998, she received her Doctoral Degree from the Howard University School of Divinity.

Dr. Monk, from 1990-1992, served as Special Assistant for Religious Affairs in the Executive Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia during the Sharon Pratt Kelly Administration. She also served as a member of the Interfaith Council under Mayor Anthony A. Williams Administration.

From July 1986 to September 2005, she served as Pastor of the Douglas Memorial United Methodist Church, Washington, DC. Dr. Monk preaches to the masses through her popular radio broadcast ministry, "A Word for Today with Dr. Charlene Monk". The powerful broadcast of over 15 years can be heard on WPRS/Praise 104.1 FM, WYCB 1340AM and WOL 1450AM. Endowed with a keen sense of assertiveness and God given ingenuity, her leadership has provided the impetus for a variety of community outreach programs.

On June 12, 2004, Dr. Monk opened the New Horizon Christian Faith Outreach Center in Mount Rainier, Maryland, an 867-seat theater styled edifice as a venue for live Christian services, entertainment, concerts, and educational programs.

On September 15, 2005, Dr. Charlene Monk became pastor and founder of the New Horizon Christian Faith Church. It is her sincere desire to serve God and to serve others who are in need of natural and spiritual enrichment.

Dr. Monk is a trail blazer for the Kingdom of God. Under her dynamic leadership, God allowed her territory to expand as she launched the New Horizon Hall of Elegance and the New Horizon Hall of Missions in June 2008. In 2010, Dr. Monk's desire to help families and the community led her to open the New Horizon Unique Boutique.

Dr. Monk is a visionary and trailblazer who understand the concepts of risk management. She is a woman who possesses impeccable integrity, scholarship and leadership. She has a driven commitment to perform the work of the Lord in this same manner. Dr. Monk has an awesome legacy of 36 years of successful ministry and 30 years as a successful pastor.

In November 2014, under her leadership, the New Horizon Christian Faith Church launched a new entity known as the New Horizon Christian Faith Church International. The new entity serves as a spiritual covering to churches throughout the United States. Dr. Charlene Monk now serves as the Episcopal Presiding Prelate for the New Horizon Christian Faith Church International. The covering expands to the Beauty for Ashes Ministries of Charlotte, North Carolina, and the new church plant of the New Horizon Christian Faith Church of Woodbridge, Virginia. God is using Dr. Charlene Monk to impact the nation as she serves humbly and with diligence to teach Kingdom principles and obey the great command of "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature," Mark 16:15. Dr. Monk’s favorite scripture is "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me" Phil. 4:13. Stay tuned because the best is yet to come!!!


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