Veda McCoy is a dynamic and influential woman who lives a life devoted to spiritual growth and public service. She motivates and inspires thousands of people worldwide as a speaker, teacher, author, leader, and vocalist. She has been married to her life partner and best friend, Senior Pastor Marvin E. McCoy for over 26 years and is the mother of two children, Minister Marvin M. McCoy and Ms. Johntae McCoy.

Veda McCoy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Bowie State University, (Magna cum laude), a Master of Theological Studies degree from Wesley Theological Seminary (high honors), and is also a board-certified English teacher in the state of Maryland. She is currently employed as a Reading Specialist with the Prince George’s County Public Schools, where she is a highly-respected instructional leader. She is currently pursuing the Educational Supervision and School Administration masters degree, also at Bowie State.

Veda McCoy is an ordained elder, having served for nearly twenty years at Greater Mt. Calvary Holy Church in Washington, DC in a number of capacities, including lead soloist, worship leader, missionary, altar worker and the Founder and Director of the Ministers in Training Program.

Elder Veda McCoy uses universal principles to elevate people from mediocrity to greatness, as they strive to live their best lives. A leader of leaders, she is committed to helping ordinary people – particularly women – achieve optimum impact in the world. She is widely known for her keen prophetic insight and life-changing events. Her debut book Look At This Woman: Destroying the Bondage of Low Self-Esteem, has helped many to enhance their self-image. Her sophomore publication is entitled, LifePOWER ~ Six Winning Strategies to a Life of Purpose, Passion and Power. LifePOWER is also a complete self-empowerment program, offering inspirational quotes, strategic planning, vision manifestation, individual life coaching, and corporate team building.

Veda McCoy is the founder and host of the Annual Old Fashioned Prophetic Prayer Breakfast, held each summer and also includes training for prophetic ministry. Also a gifted vocalist, Veda McCoy has released three solo projects, entitled Reality, Over Again and Renewed Strength. Her anointed and melodious voice has allowed her to travel extensively with many gospel greats, including Pastor Shirley Caesar.

In April 2004, Elder McCoy joined her husband, Senior Pastor Marvin E. McCoy, and established Judah Christian Center Church of Clinton, Maryland where she serves as the Executive Pastor.

Veda McCoy’s ultimate goal is to see people enjoying their divine right to live, love and pursue their dreams. Her motto is, “I have voluntarily become a servant to any and all in order to reach many people – religious and nonreligious – entering their world to lead them into a God-filled life.” (I Corinthians 9:19)

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