The Reverend Bridget LaTreece Mitchell, Senior Pastor
The Reverend Bridget LaTreece Mitchell was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 26, 1969 to Donna Mitchell and James Mitchell and she is the oldest of three children. Pastor Mitchell was born and raised in the AME church and in addition to her Methodist background she comes from a preaching Pentecostal family. The most noted among them was her late grandfather, Bishop Arbra Thomas.
Pastor Mitchell believes she was called into the ministry at the age of 13, but her calling was not fulfilled until 23 years later at Gregg Tabernacle under Reverend Stacy R. Evans. On August 29, 2009, Pastor Mitchell was ordained a Local Deacon at the 1st Session of the Midwest Annual Conference and received her Elder’s Orders September 24, 2011 and is a spirit filled preacher of God. When Pastor Mitchell is not preaching or performing her ministries at her church, she continues her service to God in Healthcare Management.
Graduated May 1987 - Southwest High School, Kansas City Mo
AA Degree from Penn Valley Community College
Music Ministry – Director of Mass Choir, Adult Choir, Youth Choir; Youth Conference Choir Director
Youth Sunday School Teacher
Christian Education Committee Chairperson
Midwest Conference Women in Ministry - Secretary 2011-2012; 2012-2013; 2013-2014
Pastor Mitchell is the proud parent of two girls, Specialist Sierra Major, US Army and Shelby Mitchell. She also has an adopted daughter, Khalilah Khalid, and is mother-in-law to Corporal Darnell Major, US Army. She is the very proud grandparent of her first granddaughter, Julia Elaine Major. She is now the very proud pastor of her first pastoral assignment at St. Matthews African Methodist Episcopal Church in Boonville, MO.
A gifted psalmist/preacher/teacher, Pastor Mitchell is often invited to guest preach or sing. Pastor Mitchell believes that whatever God's will is for her it is for her. Pastor Mitchell believes in a Servant Led ministry and she believes that you can only lead if you first know how to serve! Affectionately called, "Reverend Bridget", she holds to the belief that God will bless beyond measure; "That is what the Scriptures mean when they say, "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him." I Corinthians 2:9