Rev. Dr. Vincent W. Howell
Affectionately known as “Pastor Vincent” by the congregations he has served, Dr. Vincent Howell brings to the role of Director of the Congregational Faith and Learning Center experiences as a pastor, church leadership author, workshop leader, educator, project engineer – manager, and community leader. As a bi-vocational pastor for over 35 years, he has served churches in both the African Methodist Episcopal Zion and United Methodist Churches. With a passion for church leadership (clergy and laity), he is the author of Managing Projects in Ministry, and MBA Quick Book for Ministers, both published by Judson Press. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Rona Williams
Rona is known as the ‘Ministry Mayven’, a church consultant helping churches makeover their governance, risk, and administration for effective ministry. She serves nonprofit and faith-based organizations through her legal firm, The Purpose Law Firm. She also serves as Executive Pastor at City of God Ministries in Concord, NC under the leadership of Gary & Myra Bellinger. Rona holds a M.Div. from Hood Theological Seminary and is a Certified Spiritual Director through the School For Spiritual Direction Beyond Borders at the Center For Bold Leadership. Rona provides transformative workshops and learning experiences for church leadership and executive leadership teams. She resides in Charlotte, NC. email@example.com
Council of Advisors:
Bishop Kenneth Yelverton
Bishop Kenneth M. Yelverton is the Founder and Senior Pastor of The Temple of Refuge International Fellowship, located in Charlotte, North Carolina. He obtained a Master of Divinity Degree from the Hood Theological Seminary in Salisbury, NC, and a Doctor of Ministry Degree as a Donald Hilliard – Leonard Sweet Fellow, from Drew University in Madison, NJ. Bishop Yelverton is the Founder and Visionary of The I.M.P.A.K.T. Network (Interdependent Ministries and Pastors Aligned for Kingdom Training), a network of Ministries and Pastors connected through covenant relationships. firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Luke Edwards
Luke S. Edwards is the author of Becoming Church: A Trail Guide for Starting Fresh Expressions and the Associate Director of Church Development for the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. He co-leads a community of dads and father figures called Who Let the Dads Out? Lake Norman. He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. He was the founding pastor of King Street Church, a network of fresh expressions in Boone, North Carolina. His blog and podcast can be found at www.faithfulcommunity.com.
Dr. Reginald Keitt
Dr. Reginald Keitt is the Pastor of Saint Stephen Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion
Church in High Point, North Carolina. Dr. Keitt has the following earned
degrees; Livingstone College (Bachelor of Religious Studies), Wake Forest
University (Masters of Divinity), University of North Carolina Charlotte
(Masters of Urban Education), and Hood Theological Seminary (Doctorate
of Ministry). Dr. Keitt has a wealth of knowledge in church and community
collaboration. Dr. Keitt can be reached at email@example.com.
Rev. Melinda Hash
Melind servers as the Self-Sufficiency and Family Advocacy Manager at ESR is a Fair Housing Agency, an Equal Opportunity Employer, a Community Action Agency, and a United Way Agency. Her passion is to help others become a better vision of themeselves. She holds a Master’s degree in Education from Cambridge College. Ms. Hash has worked in the non-profit industry for over 20 years. Melinda served her community through participation in the Mayor’s Task Force Council of Winston-Salem, Outstanding Women in Leadership Committee, the social just committee of the Ministers Conference of Winston-Salem & Vacinity; while also serving through her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Dr. Bryle Henderson Hatch
Dr. Hatch currently serves as the Director for the NC Department of Health and Human Services. With an illustrious career in community engagement and economic empowerment, Dr. Hatch has made an indelible impact on his church and community. Dr. Hatch formerly served as Director of THRIVE High Point, an initiative of National Institute of Minority Economic Development; VP and Chief of Staff at West Virginia State University, and Executive Director for Community Engagement at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Dr. Hath holds a M.A. in Adult Education and PHD in Philosophy both from North Carolina A&T University.
Dr. Kia Hood-Scott
As a national preacher, motivator, speaker and mentor, she has had a tremendous impact on our society. Dr. Kia holds a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from Winston-Salem State University, Masters in Divinity from Wake Forest University and Doctorate of Ministry from United Theological Seminary, Dayton Ohio. Dr. Hood –Scott is a member of Union Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, under the leadership of Senior Pastor and Overseer, Bishop Sir Walter Lee Mack, Jr. Currently, Dr. Hood- Scott serves as the Director of Preaching and Worship. In her recent elevation, Dr. Hood-Scott has been appointed as the Site Pastor for Union Baptist Church, Jamestown –High Point.