Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Celebrates Women’s Day 2012
with Guest Ministers, Rev. Nancy T. Lee and Rev. Jerri D. Edmonds
Two dynamic women of God whose words will bless your spirits and strengthen your faith will be the guest preachers on Sunday, April 15, 2012, during Metropolitan’s Women’s Day worship services. The Women’s Day theme, “I Am My Sister’s Keeper,” will be presented through the powerful and personal sermons of Reverend Dr. Nancy T. Lee during the 7:45 a.m. service and Reverend Jerri D. Edmonds at the 11 a.m. service. The call to serve as “your sister’s keeper” will be reinforced and you will leave praising the Lord for creating you in His image! The women of Metropolitan invite you to join us for both services to hear the anointed messages of these two great ministers.
Rev. Dr. Nancy T. Lee wraps her lifelong care for humankind in her professional study as a nurse and in her call to the ministry. She earned her nursing degree from Bellevue School of Nursing in New York City, a Masters degree in Religious Studies (with honors), and a Doctorate degree, both from Howard University. Rev. Lee’s doctoral research focused on “Caring for the African American Caregiver.” Rev. Lee’s expertise has garnered her nominations for awards through several civic and nursing associations. In 2011 she received the Religious Leader of the Year Award from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
Rev. Lee is a native Washingtonian who currently serves as the Executive Minister of Community of Hope A.M.E. Church, Temple Hills, MD, under the pastorate of her son, Rev. Tony Lee, Senior Pastor. She resides in Fort Washington, MD with her husband of 44 years, Orlando W. E. Lee, and is the proud mother of two sons, Rev. Tony Lee and Rev. Bill Lee. In everything she gives God the glory and declares Philippians 4:13 her personal testimony (“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”).
Rev. Jerri D. Edmonds acknowledged her call to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in September 1997 and preached her trial sermon in June 1998. She was ordained an Itinerant Deacon in April 2002. Rev. Edmonds is married to Rev. Raymond F. Edmonds, Jr., and they are the proud parents of two teenagers, Raymond, III and Cierra. In October 1995, the ministers began the Gethsemane Ministry, which is now the Gethsemane A.M.E. Church. Rev. Edmonds presently serves as an Associate Minister at Falls Road A.M.E. Church where her husband is the pastor.
Rev. Edmonds has a passion for empowering our young people to become all God has called them to be through the Word of God and is committed to edifying the body of Christ by any means necessary. At Falls Road she serves as the Ministerial Liaison to the Music and Fine Arts Ministries, Director of the Harvest Evangelism Ministry, Director of the Youth and Young Adult Choir, and Director of the Fellowship Choir.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Rev. Edmonds is the second of three children of Garfield and Ruth Hudson. She received her early education in the Baltimore City Public School System. She received a B.A. in Information Science and Systems, and a Masters of Business Administration from Morgan State University. Serving the State of Maryland for over 26 years, Rev. Edmonds is currently employed at Morgan State University as a programmer analyst.
Rev. Edmonds cites as her favorite scripture, Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” She loves the Lord and prays that she will always be a vessel that He can use for His glory.
Tags: Women's Day, Women's Season