REV. DR. CLAUDETTE COPELAND
A native of Buffalo, NY, Rev. Dr. Claudette A. Copeland is co-founder and pastor emerita, with her husband, of New Creation Christian Fellowship in San Antonio, TX. This celebrated preacher maintains a strong passion for the things of God and justice issues for women and children. The Claudette Copeland Ministries is a national empowerment forum for women and Dr. Copeland continues to be an active voice and advocate working with women’s groups and ministries across the denominational and professional spectrum. Her work and impact extends well beyond the United States of America.
Copeland received her undergraduate education at the University of Connecticut, majoring in the field of psychology. Her Master of Divinity in Pastoral Care and Counseling was achieved from the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and she earned her Doctor of Ministry from the United Theological Seminary in Ohio.
This internationally acclaimed evangelist is divinely equipped with what she contends is a prophetic declaration of the cross. She has served in chaplaincy in the US Airforce and at local hospitals, and was a visiting professor at United Theological Seminary.
Claudette Copeland came to know the Lord as a teenager and was groomed to serve during her years at the Church of God in Christ in her hometown. She has spent her entire adult life in ministry.