Rev. Twila Payne

Director of Christian Education & Church Governance

Rev. Twila Payne is a wife, mother and grandmother. She earned an undergraduate and Law degree from Howard University, and a LLM from Emory University School of Law. After practicing law for many years, she answered the call to fulltime ministry. Thereafter, she earned a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and considers it a privilege to serve the body of Christ. She has served as Director of Church Operations, and currently serves as, Director of Christian Education and Church Governance and Chair of the Board of Directors of the SBC Community Development Corporation of Richmond Heights.
Her passion is teaching the Word of God and equipping believers to become geunine disciples who impact the world for Christ. In pursuit of this passion she has written several bible studies such as, “A Prayer Strategy from the Tabernacle of Moses”, Faith is a Journey” and “Ruth: A Story of Redemption”. Her passion is to encourage believers to live fully and enjoy the journey of following Jesus!