Reverend Daphne S. Swinton
Reverend Swinton was Ordained in 2017 after prayerful acceptance of her call to ministry. Our own, Reverend Verlin D. Williams, Pastor of Union Baptist Church, guides her in the areas of theological supervision, biblical direction and ongoing spiritual formation. She has worked closely with Pastor Williams regarding Christian Care & Counseling Ministry Department vision.
Reverend Swinton brings extensive experience helping people and developing leaders. She has two Master degrees: Mental Health Counseling. and Public Administration. She is also has completed Certificate programs in Christian Ministry and Biblical and Theological Studies (New York Theological Seminary and Dallas Theological Seminary respectively). She has passed the Counseling National Certification Examination and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LPH. She currently Externs at a community agency where she also receives Clinical Supervision.
She loves Union Baptist Church and serves as Minister of Christian Care & Counseling Ministry Department. She is Certified by the American Association of Christian Counselors to offer Pastoral and Christian Counseling at Union Baptist Church. She is the Chaplin of the Evangelism Ministry. She is honored to teach new and spiritually mature disciples through the New Members Ministry and the Christian Education Department.
She has served as a Union Baptist Church in many capacities: Trustee, Women In God's Service (W.I.N.G.S.) Conference and Bible Studies Facilitator, G.O.O.D. (God's Outstanding Optimist Destiny) for Girls Planning Coordinator (presently an Advisory Board Member), Youth Ministry President, and Events Planning Vice President.
Reverend Swinton desire is to serve the Lord where she can, while she can!