Bishop Allyson Nelson Abrams has had a dynamic empowering ministry for the last 15 years. She has served as pastor of 2 churches and associate minister of 3 churches. Bishop Abrams was elevated to the episcopacy in 2012. Bishop Abrams is the now the pastor of Empowerment Liberation Cathedral which will open in Montgomery County, Maryland in February 2014. Empowerment Liberation Cathedral will also provide a virtual church for those at a distance who need a church home as well as streaming of worship services. Support Bishop Abrams in her efforts to continue to be a global voice and spiritual director to people all over the world. Bishop Abrams has worked diligently to serve the people of God and has seen the moving of the Holy Spirit on the work that she has done for the Lord. Her Grace has preached in many pulpits across America, especially in the City of Detroit. She has offered numerous outreach programs that would help the poor and the needy in the community. She has partnered with different organizations locally and nationally to do social justice work, especially voter registration, voter education, voter preparation, and voter turn-out. Bishop Abrams has traveled internationally to work with other pastors and ministers in their efforts for social justice in their countries. Her Grace also has spoken on many panels across the country and been invited to talk on various topics due to her extensive commitment to social justice and human rights. Bishop Abrams strongly believe in fostering ecumenical relationships and cross-cultural meetings. She works tirelessly fighting for the rights and benefits of people everywhere. Her Grace has taught and poured into many students through the seminaries where she has served as Adjunct Professor for many years and she enjoys sharing her knowledge with those who seek knowledge and power. Bishop Abrams also believes in giving her time to not just the church, but to the community as a whole. She was elected by constituents in her City to serve as a Trustee on the local School Board and even became the President of the School Board and a National Local Black Caucus Board member. Her Grace has an extensive educational background. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Howard University. She then attended Miles Laws School to work on a Juris Doctorate, but left because she responded to her "call" to ministry. Bishop Abrams then went to United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH and received her Master of Divinity degree. The following she she began pastoring a church and decided that she wanted to pursue doctoral education. She again attended United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH and received her Doctor of Ministry. Since then, Her Grace has been awarded 2 Honorary Doctorate degrees for her community work and leadership. Bishop Abrams now is in the process of trying to complete her Juris Doctorate degree. Bishop Abrams is still currently a board member of the Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptist (AWAB) and has worked with the many social justice and civil rights organizations. Bishop Abrams has studied with numerous pastors and has several who have mentored her in ministry. Bishop Abrams is the spouse of Bishop Emeritus Diana Williams.
Bishop Abrams is accepting affirming ministries to become a part of Pneuma Christian Fellowship. She is the presiding bishop and would love to work with the leadership of your church. Her Grace is available to counsel clergy who are considering "coming out". Bishop Abrams is available to preach, teach, lecture, and conduct weddings in states across America. For additional information please email email@example.com for possible scheduling. Your donations to assist Bishop Abrams to continue to be a voice during this season are appreciated. You can support Bishop Abrams with a donation here.