Please join us for our Virtual Worship Service on this coming Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 11AM! This Sunday is Graduation Sunday with Guest Preacher, Minister Marissa Akery, the Director of College and Young Adult Ministries at Big Bethel AME Church. It is also Communion Sunday. Before service starts simply set aside some bread and wine (or juice or liquid) that we can bless and eat together during the Communion Moment.
Minister Marissa N. Akery is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia, with a degree in International Affairs and Spanish. She is also a graduate of Emory Candler School of Theology, where she served as secretary of the student body and received her Master of Divinity with a certificate of Religion and Health. Minister Marissa is passionate about directing the individual believer towards wholeness and has aspired to do so through her work as a contextual education chaplain at Emory University Hospital Midtown, volunteer spiritual advisor, and as a peer mentor. She also has a heart for uplifting God’s kingdom through youth ministry and has served as a youth and young adult pastor, middle and high school ministry leader, and as an Area Director for a national youth missions’ organization. In 2017, Marissa was recognized by Church Women United as an Outstanding Young Woman in Ministry and she was also named a Woman of Courage by St. John AME Church in 2018. Minister Marissa presently serves as the Director of College and Young Adult Ministries at Big Bethel AME Church where she launched the first contemporary multi-generational worship service in the sixth episcopal district. She also serves as a Team Leader for Young Life at Georgia State University with the intention to meet young adults where they are and walk with them on their journey of purpose and faith.
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