Landa Washington-Coppedge, She was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her family moved to Philadelphia in the fall of 1969. She graduated from West Philadelphia High School in the fall of 1978. She has also completed studies in Evangelism Explosion, International, James Kennedy, founder and President. She was ordained as a licensed Minster/Reverend on June 8, 2003 by Jameson Evangelistic Association of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was commission a Missionary / Evangelist on October 9, 2005 at Sharon Baptist Church of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In June 2008 she graduated from International Christian University with her Philosophy Degree in Theology. She is a certified ETA Approved Teacher, Advance High Standards of Church Ministries under the Evangelical Training Association. She enjoys working with children and people. She has always had a desire to teach. On July 11, 2010 she married, Rev. Charles J. Coppedge. She has a son, Irvin Washington and a step daughter Corin Coppedge. Dr. Washington-Coppedge as of May 2011 is serving at New Gethsemane Baptist Church in South Philadelphia Pennsylvania where Pastor Allen Jones is the Senior Pastor. From 1978 to May of 2011 she served at Sharon Baptist Church and served on several ministries where Bishop Keith W. Reed is the Senior Pastor. She has been teaching Theology courses for the past 15 years at New Life Institute of the Bible, Norristown campus, in Norristown Pennsylvania. She has been teaching for the past 4 years at New Creation Bible Institute, South Philadelphia campus, in Pennsylvania and also serves as their Assistant Dean. Life Verse: 1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praise of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light Remember, Coming together is a beginning, Keeping together is a process, Working together is success!