Dr. Odessa McNeill is an Ordained Minister and Christian Educator. She is on staff at Agape Family Worship Center, Rahway, New Jersey under the auspices of Senior Pastor Lawrence Powell, where she functions in various capacities of ministry with a focus primarily on Christian Education, Ministerial Training and Coaching.
She has been an Evangelist and Christian Educator for over 30 years and is well sought after by Pastors and leaders to preach, assist with Christian Education and facilitate seminars, workshops, and retreats.
She has many degrees and citations and holds Academic Fellowship and Teacher Certification with Biblical Life College & Seminary, Marshfield, Missouri and continuing Education credits in Theological and Sociological Studies from Hampton University's College of Continuing Education, Hampton, VA. She holds an earned Doctorate in Religious Education.
She serves on the Board of Sisters Network, a Breast Cancer survivor organization in Somerset, NJ.
She has traveled to Europe, Africa, The Caribbean, South America, Canada, and within the continental United States and Hawaii.
She was born in Greensboro, North Carolina and is the 4th of 11 children.
She was married to the late William A. McNeill, Jr. for 25 years. She had one son,
the late Reynold Jude, Jr. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter,
Jordan Jude, who is a recent graduate of New York University, New York City.
Her goal is to write several books, serve the Body of Christ with excellence and to accomplish all that God has assigned to her. "The Journey is just as important as the destination "
Her favorite scripture is found in Luke 22:3 "But I have prayed for thee that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren."