Rev. Stradford was ordained an Itinerant Deacon in April of 2007 and an Itinerant Elder in the A.M.E church on April 17, 2009. Rev. Stradford graduated from Towson University in May 2001, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education. She graduated from the Howard University School of Divinity in May 2006, where she received a Master of Divinity degree. She also completed her Master of Adult Education degree in May 2009 from Coppin State University.
Rev. Stradford serves on the Ministerial Staff as the Minister to Women as well as the Minister to Young Adults. She serves as the Artistic Director of the Karah Dance Ministry. She also conducts Discipleship/New Member’s classes. Rev. Stradford serves on the Potomac District Church School Council. Previously, she served as the Minister to Youth, Y.P.D director, Class Leader, and a Sunday School Teacher.
Rev. Stradford feels like the Apostle Paul, when he wrote Ephesians 3: 7, “I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace given me through the working of His power. Although I am less than the least of God’s people, this grace was given to me to preach…”