BISHOP RALSTON J. DENTON
Ralston J Denton is the Senior Pastor of House of Blessings Church of God Inc., Trenton, New Jersey. In 2000, he became a licensed minister in the Church of God and was ordained in 2014. Pastor Denton has been serving diligently in ministry since childhood as he felt the call of God on his life. During his years in ministry, he has served in the capacities of Sunday school teacher, Youth Pastor, and formerly the Associate Pastor of House of Blessings Church, under the leadership of Bishop Cardinal Denton.
Bishop Ralston is a graduate of Mercer County Community College with an Associates Degree and Thomas Edison State College where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. He is also a firefighter for the Trenton Fire Department for over 15 years and serves as a member of the Trenton African American FireFighter Association. In 2020 he rose to the rank of Captain.
Bishop Denton is ardent towards empowering others to reach their divine purpose through preaching and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He exemplifies the values of Christian service with humility and has a heart for helping youths to realize their full potential. He demonstrates such, not only in his church but also through active participation in community service.
Those activities include reading and fire demonstrations for pre-school children, annual clothing and turkey drives, and outreach events through his ministry.
STACY A. DENTON
Stacy A. Denton is a passionate program administrator and counselor. She is devoted to providing quality education to the youth in Trenton. As the Director of Upward Bound Mrs. Denton ensures that relevant services are provided for program participants and she plans and implements counseling services and activities. She is responsible for the overall implementation of approved policies and procedures. She serves as a liaison between target high school's staff in the implementation of post-secondary requirements, promotes community involvement with students through campus organization, utilizes services of public organization, businesses, and Mercer County Community College which are pertinent to the academic and career development of the students.
Education: Mrs. Denton earned a Master’s of Science (MS) from Grand Canyon University in Professional Counseling and a B.A. in Law and Justice and Sociology with a concentration in African American Studies from Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.
Community Involvement: Since 2001 Stacy A, Denton has been very active in the greater Trenton community and holds many board appointments and memberships: American Association for Women in Community Colleges, American Counseling Association, Sunday School Superintendent and President of the Ladies Ministry, National Association of University Women, Inc. Trenton Branch, New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Epsilon Xi Zeta Chapter and The Association for Equality and Excellence in Education, Inc. where she serves as Board Member at large 2009-2010. Mrs. Denton Currently serves as the Executive Vice President for the Capital Health Auxiliary Board, Chair of the College Governance Council (CGC) at Mercer County Community College, and Board Member for The New Jersey Church of God Girls Ministries.
Bishop Ralston and First Lady Stacy are parents to Ashton Jay Parker and Megan Alecia Jade.