Rev. Dr. Frank D. Tucker-Prostate Cancer Survivor and Pastor, First Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Tucker spoke at PHEN?s 2010 Summit and shared his story as a prostate cancer survivor and religious leader. He is passionate about expanding knowledge and awareness about the disease within the church community. First Baptist is hosting a ?Men?s Day? program on Saturday, June 18th as a prelude to the Rally on the 19th. PHEN is supporting this program by providing materials that will be distributed to the attendees.
On February 1, 1976, Rev. Tucker became Pastor of the First Baptist Church, located at New Hampshire Avenue and Randolph Street Northwest, Washington, D. C. In 1986, he joined the faculty at the Howard University School of Divinity as adjunct professor.
Rev. Tucker is affiliated with many community and religious groups. He is a member of the Baptist Ministers? Conference of Washington, DC; Chairs the Black Leadership Commission on AIDS of DC and Vicinity; Executive Committee of the Foreign Mission Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.; and is the Facilitator for the Wednesday Clergy Fellowship. He formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Washington Urban League; the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan and as President of the Baptist Convention of DC & Vicinity; former Chairman of the Board and CEO for the Church Association for Community Services; the Board of Directors of the United Planning Organization, and Former Chairman of the Mayor?s Faith Advisory Council.