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Kimberly Brown-Phillips

Founder, President & Chairman

 

Kimberly has been ministering through song, mime, praise/worship dance, prophetic and interpretive dance for over 15 years and has seen the Lord do mighty things in her ministry. She is the founder, Advisory Board Member & Artistic Director of Christ Center for Dance (CCD) and oversees the Worship Arts School, Gathering Connection Fellowship, Reveal Dance Theater, and Nobodies Theater Company.  She is a certified Dance Instructor, certified Life Coach & published author. 

 

In the body of Christ, she has held the title of Worship Coordinator, Drama Leader, Dance Leader & Praise/Worship Leader.  She has written and directed 9 theatrical dance productions, 2 musical productions, and many short dramatic and artistic works.  Kimberly received her formal dance training from Dance World, Erdheim where she was also a dance instructor teaching ballet, jazz, and tap.  She has also studied contemporary and modern.  She received her ministry training at Bethel International School of Prophetic Development, House of Glory Prophetic School & Christian Leadership Institute.  Currently, Kimberly is pursuing a degree in Religious Studies from Liberty University & Christian Leadership Institute and a teaching certification in Kinesiology.

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Minister Jacqueline K. Brown

Board Member | CCD Virtual Instructor

 

Minister Brown was educated in the Plymouth Whitemarsh School

District. She furthered her education by attending Howard University

in Washington, D.C. and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA. Jackie

is a graduate of New Life Bible Institute Missionary Training School

where she received the Raymond Ayers Award and the Presidents’

Special Recognition Award. In May 2009, Minister Brown was ordained

by Rev. Brian M. Weatherspoon and in October 2009 licensed by the

Bethel Deliverance International Church, Inc., Bishop Eric A Lambert.

In June 2010, she received her Diploma in Biblical-Theological Studies

from Palmer Seminary. Minister Brown is currently pursuing a Master

Degree in Divinity from Eastern University (graduating May 2018). She

is also a graduate of the LAMPhilly where she received a Certificate in

Spiritual Foundations for Missional Leadership. Minister Jackie also

lends her time and experience as a member of the Board of Directors

for two non-profit organization: Christ Center for Dance (CCD),

dedicated to Christian Worship arts and Operational Inspiration,

dedicated to creating productive lives through Healthy Living,

Education and Spiritually with a focus in the ethnic minority

community.

 

Jackie truly loves the Lord, and this is exemplied in her lifestyle. She

is a contributing author of Through Her Eyes, Bible Studies on

Women in Scripture, (Judson, 2016) which won a 2017 Silver Medal

Illumination Book Award in the Bible Studies category. Minister Brown

presently is a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Pottstown under

the leadership of the Dr. Rev. William H Ball, III.

 

“And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall

reap, if we faint not.

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Andra Forest

Board Member & Chaplin

 

Andra Forest has been married for 52 years and resides in Pennsauken, NJ. She is a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She accepted Jesus Christ at the age of 12 and has been a servant of God for many years in various churches and is connected to multiple ministries. Currently, Andra is a growing disciple at Higher GroundTemple, COGIC, under the leadership of Bishop E. M. Barron for 17 years.

 

She is an Evangelist, teacher of the word, financial and record keeper of all finances. Andra’s life was changed when she was connected with Christ Center for Dance in 2014. Andra is a graduate of the D.L.T. program, which allowed her to lead a youth dance ministry for over 4 years. She graduated from the Advanced Flag course, Bibliology courses I and II, and had the opportunity to take dance and flag classes at the studio. She was in two dance productions at the Arts Bank Theatre and several Gathering Connection Fellowship events. As Christ Center for Dance has expanded, God opened the door for Andra to be appointed as Chaplin to work with a team of two anointed ladies to oversee all prayer related aspects of the ministry, students, and everyone connected to us. Andra is on the Executive Board and has been a member of the WAE planning committee for the last three years. She also leads a time of prayer and words of encouragement on the Christ Center for Dance- student FaceBook page. She is presently enrolled in the Christian Leaders Institute taking the Basic Chaplain Course.

 

Her lifetime goal is to always remain teachable to gain godly wisdom. Scripture- Psalm 90:12 “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.”