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NAAMC CHILDREN’S CONFERENCE THEME SONG
DR. PEGGY VALENTINE
Dr. Peggy Valentine is Dean and Professor of the School of Health Sciences at Winston-Salem State University. Her clinical experiences include registered nurse and physician assistant. She received the Doctor of Education Degree from Virginia Tech, the Master of Arts Degree and Bachelor of Science Degree from Howard University. She was honored as “Educator of the Year” by the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and elected Fellow in the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions. Dr. Valentine is the co-founder of the North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity. She established the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity and has served as Editor-in-Chief since its inception in 2007. She is the immediate past Chair of Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-based Linkages of Health Resource Service Administration Health. She serves on the board of trustees for Novant Medical Group, board of directors for the National Society of Allied Health and Salemtowne Retirement Community. She is a Paul Harris Fellow and President-Elect of Rotary, Winston-Salem. She has served as General Chair and President for the Consortium on International Management Policy and Development. In 2017, the Chronicle Newspaper of Winston-Salem honored her as Woman of the Year. For more than 25 years, Dr. Valentine has conducted international work in many countries in Africa, China and the Caribbean, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Ghana, Uganda, Zambia, and Wuhan She has collaborated with various international university faculty, administrators and governmental officials to organize and implement collaborative conferences, enhance educational programs and support health systems.
THE BROWN FAMILY
Having traveled to nearly 35 countries to share the gospel, Tim and Corrin Brown are a full-time missionary family with Youth With A Mission (YWAM). YWAM is an international Christian missions organization that mobilizes and trains the young and the young at heart to share the gospel. After 18 years experience, Tim and Corrin are a trusted resource in equipping you or your youth group to know God and make Him known. The Browns are the founding directors of YWAM DC: Prince George’s County, one of nearly 1200 global ministry centers in YWAM. YWAM DC: PGC initiatives include prayer stations around the city, spring break/summer and weekend outreach and a host of other evangelism opportunities. Hundreds have been mobilized for outreach and thousands have been discipled. “We desire to increase the opportunities for people of color to share the gospel at home and abroad.” Keilah, age 11, Timmy, age 9 and Kara, age 4, attend public school in Prince George’s County, MD and use time off and the summers to travel and serve as family. The kids have been a witness for Christ in China, Egypt, Haiti, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and all across the USA.
Allethia Perrin is the oldest of five children born to Apostle and Mother Lawrence Campbell, Sr. She was among the first African Americans to participate in non-violent demonstrations which led to integrating George Washington High School and Stratford College both located in Danville, Virginia, the “Last Capitol of the Confederacy.” She has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Stratford College, Danville, Virginia and a Master of Science Degree from North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina. Upon graduating, she accepted a third grade teacher position for four years and later decided to joined her father in developing a family-owned men’s clothing store named L.C.’s Clothiers. A total of six stores were opened and overseen by her in Virginia and North Carolina. In 1998, she was wedded to the “Man of her Dreams”, Bishop David T.P. Perrin. Through this union, she was blessed to become the mother to his three children: Caleb, Quianne and MiLeah. At present, she and Bishop Perrin have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Now for over twenty years, she has worked beside her husband in missions and church planting endeavors in the United States and abroad. Currently, she is spearheading aid to orphans and children in Uganda East Africa. Finally, it is her privilege to serve as the Children’s Director for the National African American Mission Conference (NAAMC).
BEVERLY CARROLL Beverly Carroll is a missionary with Child Evangelism Fellowship , serving 21 years full-time on the mission field. She has held various positions with the ministry and currently serves as Director of Training for the Greater Washington, DC area and as a Leadership Training Instructor for CEF internationally. She has trained workers both within the U S, the Caribbean and West Africa. Beverly has a Master of Religious Education and a diploma from the Children’s Ministry Institute.
MICHAEL EDWARD FRANKLIN Michael E. Franklin is a native of Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in a large loving family of six children. Later, upon relocating to Maryland, he was led to the Lord by his former Pastor. Praise the Lord, Michael invited Christ into his heart and continues to trust God for strength, wisdom and deliverance so that he can proclaim the Gospel to the lost. Michael is eternally grateful for the opportunity to serve the LORD at The People’s Community Baptist Church as member of the Missions, Evangelism and Prayer Ministries. He has been called by God to go on short-term missions’ trips which included New York and New Orleans. In addition, he has also traveled to Africa (Malawi, Uganda, and Kenya) with the Missions Team. During the yearly Missions Conferences at The People’s Community Baptist Church, he assists with coordinating the children’s segment so that children can develop a global vision of other cultures and a heart for missions. Glory to God for placing a fervent passion in Michael’s heart to see families develop a deep, abiding faith in our Lord. By God’s grace, he uses his gifts and talents as the Director of Kid Connections Children’s Ministry which is based upon evangelism and discipleship in God’s Word. To increase his knowledge of children’s ministry, Michael completed the TCE (Teaching Children Effectively Level 1) Course offered by Child Evangelism Fellowship. Michael’s testimony and life scripture can be found in Galatians 2:20: “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” (Galatians 2:20 ESV)
TAMMY PHILLIPS Tammy A. Phillips is the Director at the Southeast White House, a place of discipleship, fellowship and hospitality. Since 2010, she has been a member of the five AM Bible Study Ministry, Inc., serving as part of the leadership team. Tam, along with seven others, formed Simon’s Branch, Inc. (SBI), a mission sending agency in 2002. Through SBI, she has participated in several short-term mission trips to South Africa and was a full-time missionary to Jamaica for more than four years. Tam’s ministry with children has included The SS (Satan Stomping) Crew Bible Study at The Southeast White House. She used the material from Here’s Life Inner City (Campus Crusade for Christ). She has helped coordinate and taught Vacation Bible School in several churches in Jamaica. For almost thirty years Tam was associated with Prison Fellowship, an international prison ministry. Her service included managing volunteer programs and coordinating conferences, community services projects, and Angel Tree, a Christmas program for the children of prisoners. She has conducted dozens of seminars and Bible studies in prisons and workshops for volunteers. Tam is a playwright, actress, director, workshop facilitator and bible study teacher. She has contributed to the Anointed Women in Christ and The Daughters of the King Blogs. Her life scripture is, “Here I am Lord, send Me.” from Isaiah 6:8.