Xenia City Councilman and Bishop Edgar A. Wallace is the pastor of First United Christian Church in Xenia, Ohio. He has served churches in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky. He has also served the church in many capacities at the local, regional, and national level. He is married to Joyce Wallace, his beautiful bride for over 53 years. They have raised five children and two grandchildren.
Bishop Wallace loves the Lord and his church, enjoys teaching and preaching. He is employed a Social Worker at Wilberforce University. At Bethel Christian, his first Disciples ministry, he developed Bethel Housing, a fifty-one unity HUD 202 for the elderly. He is serving his second term as Vice President of the Xenia City Council. He also served as President of the Lexington National Association for the Advancement of Colored People or NAACP as it is commonly known, and the Kentucky State Conference of the NAACP.
Bishop Wallace prepared for ministry with Social Work degrees from the University of Kentucky (BASW) and the University of Louisville (MSSW). He received Seminary training at Emmanuel Christian Seminary and the Graduate Theological Foundation where he earned his MBA in Church Management and his Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Care and Counseling.