Tracie M. Hunter is the Senior Pastor of the Western Hills Brethren In Christ Church. In 2009 she was appointed the first African-American Senior pastor in the Brethren In Christ denomination in North America and the first female Pastor of Cincinnati’s local BIC congregation. Pastor Hunter’s vision is to help individuals of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds to embrace Christ and to reach their full potential intellectually, physically and spiritually. She has conducted workshops, led trainings and spoken for churches and corporations across the country.
A journalist and broadcaster for over 25 years, Hunter is recognized for leading the oldest and longest running urban Gospel radio station, WCVG, in Cincinnati. As founder of TMH Media Group and CEO of Kingdom Life Ministries, Inc., she founded MyUrbanGospel.com, an Internet radio station broadcasting spiritually inspirational programming, news and information. Hunter also hosted “Tracie Live,” radio talk show for over 15 years; hosted “In Focus” cable television program for 12 years; and has written numerous articles for various newspapers and magazines.
To rebuild community and curb urban violence, Hunter has led over 200 prayer walks in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky’s toughest neighborhoods; and has taught over 100 churches how to organize prayer walking missions. Guidepost Magazine documented that in April 2002, a prayer walk Hunter’s team coordinated with over 1000 people was instrumental in squelching a violent uprising during civil unrest in Cincinnati. Since 2006, Hunter’s staff has been weekly preparing and serving meals to hundreds of Cincinnati’s homeless community.
Pastor Hunter is a sought after inspirational speaker, motivating people of all ages to reach their full potential and purpose in life. She has received innumerable awards and recognition for her leadership, advocacy and service to the community, especially for her commitment and compassion to pursue justice for all.