Koren Carmichael Turner was born and raised in Aberdeen, MD,
to a loving, very close-knit family. She has traveled the world worshiping God
through song, and has been assigned the title of Chief International Worshiper.
She has traveled internationally to Johannesburg, South Africa, Nairobi, Kenya,
and Paris, France, worshiping God through song. She has been characterized as a
conduit for the glory of God. She does not take lightly her responsibility to
set the atmosphere so the presence of God can reign freely. She has been
featured as the lead worshiper on several CD’s, the latest being “Reach” with
Darrell Walton, Jr. and Our Measure of Grace (O.M.G.) God has been opening many
doors for her to worship through song, and speak the word of God to the women
of God, and she is very passionate about helping women to let go of the past,
so they can build their present. Lady Koren believes that worship unlocks the
miracles of God!
Koren believes that we should build ourselves up spiritually
as well as naturally. She is a huge
advocate for education, and has obtained her Master of Science in Accountancy
degree from the University of Phoenix. She encourages everyone to continue to
learn. It is her daily prayer that God
would continually give her wisdom, knowledge, and understanding in all things,
both spiritually and naturally.
Professionally, Koren is a Subcontracts Administrator, Sr for
Leidos, formally known as Lockheed Martin.
She has enjoyed being a Realtor, and a Ruby Director with Traci Lynn
Jewelry. She strives every day to be a
Proverbs 31 woman, and believes that we all should have multiple streams of
income. She shall be like a tree, planted by the rivers of water; one tree with
multiple streams of income! Her husband
and her children call her blessed. Koren is the proud mother of a beautiful
daughter Harmony LaShae Welsh. On October 5, 2008, she happily married Dr. L.
LaMont Turner, Pastor of Zion Temple Church, Inc., and through this union she
gained a wonderful son, Lael Turner. She
is really enjoying being a First Lady, wife, and mother of two young adults,
and truly loves her extended Zion Temple Church family. Life is beautiful!
Reverend Masada Johnson
Rev. Masada Fara
Johnson is a native Washingtonian born in an Islamic family. During her
adolescent and teenage years, she was exposed to Islam, Jehovah Witness and
Christianity. In her early twenties, Jesus Christ beckoned Rev. Masada to visit
Free Gospel Deliverance Temple where she received Christ as her Lord and Savior
and was spiritually raised under the leadership of the late Honorable Apostle
Ralph E. Green.
During her young
adult years, Rev. Masada was diagnosed with a disease the doctors deemed as
incurable. After 8 years of testing and trials, Jesus healed Rev. Masada from
Crohn’s Disease and placed her on assignment to declare the healing power of
Jesus Christ and his unconditional love for all His people. Since 2001, Rev. Masada has worked tirelessly
as an evangelist by declaring the love of Jesus to the lost and downtrodden, as
well as winning souls to Jesus Christ.
Rev. Masada continuous to lead street and community outreaches, and train
individuals and groups in intercession and evangelism.
From 2010 to
2017, Rev. Masada served as a deacon and minister under Bishop Don Meares of
Evangel Cathedral. In 2012, Rev. Masada was
ordained as a reverend under Apostle Tonya Jackson Smallwood of Sisters of the
Son Ministries. Since 2017, Rev. Masada
serves as a minister under The Shepherd’s House International Christian Church,
overseen by Pastor R. Kevin Matthews.
Rev. Masada has
had the privilege of raising two beautiful daughters in the Lord, Daija and
First Lady Lisa Renee’ Bouknight
is a humble, grateful servant of the Lord. She is a woman of faith. She is
passionate about prayer, teaching the Word of God, evangelism, the youth, and
leading others to grow in Christ. She has a heart for praise and worship. She
is married to Pastor Kimus Bouknight and together they have seven beautiful
children and twelve grandchildren. First Lady Bouknight serves faithfully
beside her husband at Second Refreshing Spring COGIC in Washington, DC. She serves as District Missionary, and Auxiliary
Coordinator for the Women’ s Department under the leadership of Mother Vi
Curtis Little, Supervisor of Women,Washington DC Ecclesiastical
Jurisdiction, Pastor’s Wives Circle, under the leadership of Mother Leona
Coles, Jurisdictional First Lady, Jurisdictional Education Committee and
Examining Board. She is the president of
the Second Refreshing Spring Women’s Department, Youth Department Coordinator,
and Sunday School Teacher for the adult class.
surrendered her life to the Lord in 1980 under the leadership of Bishop Frank
White Sr. of Mt. Zion COGIC, Freeport, New York during a watch night
service. She was licensed as Evangelist in
May of 1991 by the late Pastor James Staggers, New Tabernacle Baptist Church,
Bronx, New York. First Lady Bouknight also received an Evangelist license under
the leadership of Pastor James E. Jordan Jr. Refreshing Spring COGIC,
She is a graduate of New York Theological Seminary,
Queens Broadcasting School, and Refreshing Spring Bible College. She has
traveled the country ministering in revivals, workshops, seminars, and
conferences, and has done extensive prison ministry in Riker’s Island, Queens,
Upstate New York, and Towson, Maryland. She also serves as an Angel Tree
Volunteer. First Lady Bouknight was blessed to minister in the Sunday School Department
Workshop entitled “Investing
in Leadership Ministry” during the 2013
AIM Convention. First Lady Bouknight is
the president of “Arise Daughters of Zion Ministries, LLC.” She is one of the contributing
authors for a book entitled And He Still Hears.
First Lady Bouknight’s
life is a testimony to the power of God’s love, deliverance and grace ~ Ephesians
2:8-10. She has completely surrendered and committed her life and ministry into
the hands of Almighty God .
“For I am not ashamed of the
gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that
believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” “For in it the
righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, the
just shall live by faith”. – Romans 1:16-17 KJV
Evangelist Vanessa Duncan
Evangelist Vanessa Duncan currently serving under the leadership of Pastor and Lady Richard E Morris. At the tender young age of three years old I started attending The United Church of First Born with my grandparents Elder and Mother Hardy they brought me to churchl and that is where I began my Christian training I served as a junior usher and choir member. They taught me at a young age that you DONT PLAY WITH GOD. I was saved in 1989 I realized that I Needed Jesus, this new life was natured under Elder Stewart who baptism me in Jesus name according to Acts2:38 Fast forward to 2001 by this time my father is the Pastor of the church and he asked me to be the youth Bible study teacher, after that assignment I had a hunger and thirst for more knowledge of the Word of God I attended and obtain an associates degree from Christian World College of the Theology class of 2006. I have walked the streets to witness, organize outside services, served at Gods kitchen and preach and taught the Word of God. Lover of God, mother of four and grandmother of two.
Prophetic Worship Dancer
Stephenson has been ministering in dance since she was 12 years old. Her is the
daughter of Apostle Trena Stephenson who has paved the way for her and set the
example. She has been serving under my
mother’s ministry Woman Of God Ministries since she was 14 years old. Her love
of dance came from wanting to worship God in a unique way, none of her dances
are rehearsed they all come straight from God so its very personal for her. Her
daughter’s name is Autumn, she is 4 years old and already loves to sing and dance.
In the professional world, she is an accountant for an architectural firm based
in Columbia Maryland.
Apostle Trena Stephenson
Stephenson is a woman of Excellency, Inspiration, and Compassion. She believes
in empowering others by speaking truth that comes from the unadulterated Word
of God. Born and reared in the church, the Lord entered and influenced her life
early, under the ministry of her parents, Pastor (Chaplain) Charles Jackson and
First Lady Nina Jackson. Trena answered the call of ministry in 1993, which was
followed by many years of servitude in ministry. She was later ordained as a
Prophetess at Radical Apostolic Power International Ministries, under the
leadership of Senior Pastor Apostle Antonio Briggs.
Stephenson was ordained as an Elder through Bible-way Churches of America
Worldwide, under the Presiding Prelate and Chief Apostle Cornelius Showell. And
in December 2010, Apostle Stephenson was elevated to the office of Overseer of
Woman of God, Inc. After hearing the call of God and being found suitable for a
greater responsibility, Apostle Stephenson accepted the appointment to serve
God's people as an Apostle in the Lord's Church. And in October 2013, she was affirmed
and Consecrated by the hand of Chief Apostle Dr. William Billups and Manifest
Kingdom Global College of Bishops and Apostles to the position and vocation of
Apostle of Protocol and Northern Region Prelate where she served faithfully for
In May 2019,
under the leading of the Lord, Apostle Stephenson united with Dominion’s
Prophetic & Apostolic Coalition Transcontinental effectually know as D’Pact
, under the leadership of Apostle Dr.
Yolanda Powell and Pastor William Powell. Apostle Stephenson serves as a mentor
to diverse groups of women from various denominations and backgrounds. She also
serves as Founder and Presiding Prelate of Bridge of Hope Deliverance
Ministries & Fellowship of Churches, which currently provides oversight to
several ministries nationally/internationally.
Stephenson has been afforded many ministry opportunities/speaking engagements
to travel throughout the United States, as well as overseas, in locations such
as: Africa, Poland, Paris, Israel Jamaica and various cities in Germany.
component to the ministry of Apostle Stephenson is the radio/television
broadcasting and programming. She has been featured as a special guest on these
broadcasts: “The Wenda Royster Show,” a radio broadcast of Radio One; Rejoice TV
Network; TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network), and Preach the Word Network. Not
only has Apostle Stephenson been interviewed on shows, she has been the
interviewer. In April 2008, Apostle Stephenson became the Executive Producer
and Creative Director for Daughters of Distinction TV, which housed two shows;
Daughters of Distinction Live and Let’s Talk, whose last air date was in 2016.
Both shows previously aired on Rejoice TV Network in MD and DC. On May 7, 2011,
Apostle Stephenson launched “The Fullness of God” Radio Broadcast airing live
across the globe via Daily Living Network. The network, along with Roku and The
Dish World TV Networks has partnered to produce “insightful and life-edifying”
programs such as: “The Fullness of God” broadcast, as well as, Daughters of
Distinction’s “Let’s Talk” and so much more. Both mentioned broadcasts are not
currently airing, due to the focal point being The Bridge Alliance that was
started in 2016. However, plans for the relaunching of both broadcasts are in
the making for the near future.
Stephenson’s unconventional ways to relate and touch God’s children in all
walks of life has been what makes her ministry unique. This can be seen by
Apostle Stephenson’s mounting passion and expertise for writing and helping others.
As a result, Daughters of Distinction (DOD) LLC, was birthed in 2008. And in
2010, under the DOD umbrella, Apostle Stephenson launched Soar Magazine, an
online publication to empower and encourage the people God. This has been yet
another publishing ministry that Apostle Stephenson has been able to share with
others, as well as, her platform to highlight other ministry leaders, writers,
psalmists, artists and authors for the edifying of His Kingdom. She has
authored and compiled several books and has produced a number of titles under
the book publishing component of DOD. Some of the book titles include, “My
Secret Place”, “Seven Ingredients To An Effective Prayer Life”, “And He Still
Hears”, just to name a few. She also birthed “The Fullness of God” Book Series,
the four-installment series released over the course of the year in 2011, in
which, a number of anointed and appointed coauthors penned powerful and
prolific writings. And since that time, a number of additional titles and books
series have been published in the year 2012.
Stephenson has many spiritual children who love and respect her; however she
has also been blessed by God to be a wonderful mother to her daughter, Trea
Stephenson and grandmother of one. Her love for the Lord is demonstrated by the
lives she touches in her church home, community and throughout the world.
Minister Johnetta Keeve
Minister Johnetta Keeve knowing the Lord called her to preach according to Jeremiah 1:5 “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations” and the saving message of Jesus Christ on the cross according to 1 Corinthians 1:17-18 (NLT )For Christ didn’t send me to baptize, but to preach the Good News—and not with clever speech, for fear that the cross of Christ would lose its power.” Minister Johnetta answered the call and was licensed to preach in March 2014 at Way of Life Ministries Church in Waldorf, Maryland. Prior to preaching her initial sermon Minister Johnetta served as intercessor on the Prayer Ministry at Breath of Life Ministries Church and Sister Circle Ministries “Morning Glory and Prayer Conference Line. Minister Johnetta also ministered and taught the Word of God on a few occasions on the Sister Circle Ministries prayer line (2009-2011). Minister Johnetta has also been a contributing author to Best Life, an online publication under Holy Nation of Woman Ministry (2016).
Recently, Johnetta launched Girl Talk, a Facebook support group supporting young women in ways to encourage and empower one another. Johnetta also continues to serve in Sister Circle Ministries.
Minister Johnetta has three children, Jahrique, Brianna, and Jayla.
Dr. Prophet Anna Stroman