The Reverend Dr. Rhonda Y. Britton is the Senior Pastor of New Horizons Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Britton worked for 20 years as an IT professional in Florida and the New York/ New Jersey area before accepting her call to ministry. A strong proponent of education, Dr. Britton has earned several degrees including a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
Pastor Rhonda practices a living faith by being active in community. She currently serves as the Past Moderator of the African United Baptist Association of Nova Scotia, as Past President of the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada, Chairperson of the Richard Preston Centre for Excellence, on Corrections Canada’s Interfaith Committee on Chaplaincy, on anti-violence initiatives in the Halifax municipality, and various other boards and advisory councils. Pastor Rhonda focuses much of her effort on stressing education, encouraging youth to make positive life choices, and working to eliminate street violence.
Pastor Rhonda’s abiding encouragement is Philippians 4:13. The New Living Translation reads, “For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.”