Rev. Tony Lee is the founder and Senior Pastor of the Community of Hope A.M.E. Church in Hillcrest Heights, MD. Community of Hope is recognized throughout the region for its innovative ministry, social engagement and community outreach. Community Of Hope has gained national recognition for its work around HIV/AIDS, violence prevention, community/police partnerships and educational advocacy. The church’s work is also highlighted in the documentary “The Gospel Of Healing” and Rev Lee is a contributor in the books “Being A Black Man: At The Corner Of Progress And Peril” and “Reach: 40 Black Men Speak On Living, Loving & Succeeding”.
Rev Lee serves as the Board Chair for the non profit Community Builders, convener for the National Coalition Of Black Civic Participation’s Black Male Initiative, member of the Board Of Visitors for the Howard University School Of Divinity and is also an HIV Ambassador for the NAACP. He is also an on air radio personality and can be heard in the DC area on CBS Radio’s WPGC 95.5 FM.
Rev Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland at College Park. and a Masters Of Divinity degree from the Union Theological Seminary in New York City.
He is the proud son of parents, Mr. Orlando W.E. Lee and Rev. Nancy T. Lee, PhD.