Minister Sheila Watkins

Min. Sheila Watkins has been a member of the House of the Lord for slightly over forty years. She is a retired teacher from the Akron Public Schools system and has a Masters Degree in Secondary education. She is currently superintendent of the church’s Sunday school. Min. Sheila started the first Children’s choir and paved the way for the Divorce ministry at the church. She oversees the teacher training program and has been instrumental in providing new avenues of ministry ranging from women and men’s class options to children’s and teens offering to enrich their life’s choices. Min. Sheila has been a workshop presenter and has spoken at Women’s conferences.

Min. Sheila is the mother of three children, Al, Shawnda, and Michael. She is the grandmother of four beautiful girls and the great-grandmother to two more darling girls. Her hobbies are reading and jewelry making during her retirement years. She loves to travel and enjoys life to the fullest. Her favorite scripture is Jerimiah 29:11 as she believes that God has a plan to continue to prosper her and those who are called according to His purpose. Min. Sheila has published her first book, Still Standing on the Word of God.