On Sunday September 14, 2014, the Nashville, TN based New Covenant Christian Church (NCCC) Disciples of Christ will proudly host their Senior Pastors’ 4th Anniversary. The Reverend Dr. Judy D. Cummings is NCCC’s Sr. Pastor and she is a devout Community worker, and much more.
*Reverend, Dr. Cummings BIO SYNOPSIS:
Dr. Cummings is spiritually prepared to lead God’s people. A blessing to the kingdom of God, Dr. Cummings served for eight years at Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church as the Minister of Christian Education and then as the Executive Minister. Dr. Cummings is a highly and widely acclaimed preacher, teacher, revivalist, retreat, and conference speaker. Additionally Dr. Cummings serves as adjunct professor of the Masters of Divinity program at Central Baptist Theological Seminary.
Dr. Cummings is academically prepared to lead the Church in the 21st Century. She holds degrees from Tennessee State University School of Nursing; the University of St. Francis; the Master of Divinity degree (M.Div.) from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has earned the Doctor of Ministry degree (D.Min) in Preaching and Church Leadership from Asbury Theological Seminary.
Her dissertation, The Stained Glass Ceiling in Black Baptist Churches: The Continuing Paradox of Liberation has already contributed exponentially to the study of the role and function of clergywomen in the Church and particularly in the Black Church.
Dr. Cummings has publications with the African American Lectionary and other theological journals and papers. An advocate for justice, Dr. Cummings works diligently in the community serving on various community boards and organizations.
She is President of the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship, an active member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. In the mist of her busy schedule, varied activities, and devotion to the Lord, she is the proud wife of
Deacon Charles M. Cummings, Sr., the fruit of thirty-eight years of divine marriage are two children, Michelle Steele, and Charles Jr., and six adorable grandchildren Aubrey and Caitlin Cummings, Sheldon and Chellsea Steele, Spencer, Samara and Samantha Graves.
Dr. Cummings believes firmly that “With human beings it is impossible, but with God all things are possible!” Matthew19:26. God still works!
Listen to Rev. Cummings Sunday mornings at 9:30 am on 102.1FM The Light
** Courtesy of NCCC Website: http://www.newcovenantnashville.org/
Every year Rev. Dr. Cummings picks a worthy cause to support in honor of her anniversary celebration. This year she chose Mending Hearts, Inc. Also based in Nashville, TN. Dr. Cummings and NCCC will be accepting donations that will be given directly to the Mending Hearts, Inc. organization.
Any and all, donations will be graciously accepted and the following items are some of the things the organization is immediately in need of:
Cleaning Supplies, Twin Bed Sheets, Twin Bed Comforters, Women’s Plus Size Clothing, Curtains, Pillows, Laundry Detergent, Bleach, Toilet Paper, Feminine Products, Paper Towels, Socks, Towels , Washcloths, Bras and (New) Panties. Thank you very much.
Mending Hearts Inc. was founded on April 24, 2004 by two women who overcame their own personal backgrounds of addiction and homelessness; Katrina Frierson and Charlotte Grant. Because of their experiences, Katrina and Charlotte felt led to serve women in similar situations. A Residential recovery-oriented therapeutic community for women who are or are at risk of becoming homeless as a result of their addiction to drugs, alcohol or both. Our facilities located in West Nashville are home to over 40 women who are in residence to address their addiction and the current circumstances of their life. Mending Hearts is partially funded through a grant with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health. (Preference for treatment is given to pregnant women)
Mending Hearts, Inc. Is to provide an empathetic, ethical, responsive, and professional attitude in all phases of care and we are dedicated to creating an environment of opportunity, choice, and hope. We care for the life of everyone that walks through the doors of Mending Hearts, Inc. and strive to provide them with the tools needed for a life of freedom.
It is the mission of Mending Hearts, Inc. to provide shelter, hope and healing to women who are homeless due to addiction, co-occurring disorders, mental or emotional disorders. A nonprofit 501©3 organization, striving to make a difference in the lives of women and the community at large, by restoring women and re-claiming lives.
**Official Website: http://mendingheartsinc.org/
We hope to see you there! Service start promptly at 10:00 am and it all takes place on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the New Covenant Christian Church. NCCC is centrally located at: 2201 Osage Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets, in Nashville, Tennessee 37208. Church Phone: (615) 320-1590, Church Fax: (615) 320-3103. FOLLOW both New Covenant Christina Church and Mending Hearts, Inc. On
Social Media: *NCCC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NCCCNashville and on Twitter: @_PastorJ *Mending Hearts, Inc. On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mending.hearts.1 and on Twitter: @mendingheartstn