Reverend Evelyn Perkins Selected A.M.E. Minister’s Spouse of the Year

The Georgia Annual Conference Ministers’ Spouses Organization of the African Methodist Episcopal Church selected Rev. Evelyn Perkins as Minister’s Spouse of the Year for 2017.

Reverend Evelyn Perkins is a native of Kingsland, Ga and she is the daughter of late Pearlie Mae and Mack Taylor. She is the seventh child of eleven children. She is the wife of the Rev. Earl Perkins and the first lady of Mount Zion, Statesboro, Ga. She accepted Christ at an early age and enjoys serving God’s people whether it is in the pastoral field or as the first lady. She was called into the ministry of preaching the Gospel at Saint Paul AME church in Kingsland, Ga in the year of 2000. She has pastored churches in Waycross, GA, Baxley Ga., and Newington, Ga. She was a pre-k Teacher for over 15 years until she was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2005. She gives God all the praise and honor for still being cancer free. She humbly serves with the Missionary Department at Mount Zion AME church in Statesboro, Georgia and loves working with the youth. She is committed to always encourage the minister spouses. She has four biological children, Shacara Glover, Mario Glover, William Brown Jr. and Eddie Brown. She also has two stepchildren Darryl and Jomeka Perkins and she has 11 grand-children and two great grands. Rev Evelyn Perkins strives to be an example of a virtuous woman, a woman who always try to yield to God in every way possible. She has a heart for people and is a committed prayer warrior. She enjoys life and being around her family and friends. She loves to read and she is a great cook. She volunteers at the Domestic violence shelters and she also volunteers at various elementary schools to encourage young people to read.

Her favorite scripture: Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. James 4:10

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