Rev. Lavonia Winford
Lavonia currently resides in Dunwoody, GA and moved to Atlanta in 2010 to pursue a Master’s of Divinity Degree from McAfee School of Theology/Mercer University. In 2013 she graduated from McAfee with a major in Pastoral Care.
Before moving to Atlanta she was the Associate Pastor of Starlight Baptist Church located in Meridian, MS and received a Master’s of Counseling and Psychology from the University of West Alabama in 2009. She also has a Bachelor’s of Social Work from Mississippi State and is a Licensed Social Worker for the state of Mississippi.
Today Lavonia is a Chaplain and holds the rank of Captain in the Mississippi Army National Guard and has been here at Chamblee First for the past 2 years utilizing her Pastoral Care gifts specialized at Mercer University as the Pastor of Students & Families.