Gathering Speaker

Neichelle Guidry

Our Speaker

Rev. Neichelle Guidry is a spiritual daughter of New Creation Christian Fellowship of San Antonio, Texas, where the Bishop David Michael Copeland and the Rev. Dr. Claudette Anderson Copeland are her pastors and where she was licensed to ministry in 2010. She is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University (2007, BA, Lambda Pi Eta) and Yale Divinity School (2010, M.Div.), where she was the 2010 recipient of the Walcott Prize for Clear and Effective Public and Pulpit Speaking. Neichelle is a Doctor of Philosophy student in Liturgical Studies at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Currently, she serves as the Liaison to Worship and Arts Ministries in the Office of the Senior Pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ on the South side of Chicago, where the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III is the Senior Pastor. She is the creator of shepreaches, a virtual community and professional development organization that aspires to uplift African-American millennial women in ministry through theological reflection, fellowship, and liturgical curation. She was recently listed as one of “12 New Faces of Black Leadership” in TIME Magazine (January 2015) and featured in the New York Times (April 3, 2015).