Meet Our Pastor & First Lady

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Elder Rico Griffith
SENIOR PASTOR

Rico Griffith is a proud native of the Josey-Hill/Pie Corner community and had his initial foundation in the Salvation Army Josey-Hill Corp before joining the United Holy Church of America in his early teen years.

Pastor Rico earned a Diploma in Theology from the United Holy Church Bible School Barbados Campus, which is affiliated with the United Christian College located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Having served the Bennett’s Temple Church in various leadership roles over the years, Pastor Rico now serves as the Senior Pastor of the assembly located Pie Corner, St. Lucy. He is a very innovative leader who relies on the Holy Spirit to lead him in 'out of the box' thinking to deliver life-changing ministry to all who come into contact with the church. He is a career banker by profession and is married to Sis Karin Griffith and together they are the proud parents of Amariah Gabrielle.

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Sister Karin Griffith
FIRST LADY, DIRECTOR OF WOMEN’S MINISTRY & THE MUSIC MINISTRY

Dedicated, Determined and gifted Sis Karin is the wife of Pastor Rico Griffith. She has been serving in the Church for many years and from a very young age, having been born into a family where her dad is a Pastor as well.

Sis Karin earned her Diploma in Theology from the United Holy Church Bible School Barbados Campus.

A gifted musician, talented playwright and songwriter, she serves alongside her husband at the Bennett’s Temple Church as the current Director of the Women’s Ministry and Music Ministry with responsibility for the Choir and the band. She served previously for the immediate past 6 years as the Sunday School Superintendent prior to a shift into her new role from January 2022.