First Lady Yolinda McCown, a native of Southern California, anointed teacher, worship leader and servant to the Body of Christ, has been chosen by God and has given her life for HIS purpose.
Lady McCown, or Sister Yo as many near and dear call her, accepted the Lord at an early age and enjoyed serving God’s people as a youth leader, youth missionary and worship leader under the ministry of her parents, Elder Joseph and Evangelist Athalina Guilford. Throughout the years her tireless service and passion have been with the youth and music departments of the church.
Lady McCown strives to be an example of a virtuous woman – a woman yielded to God in every area of her life. She continues to aim toward and produce excellence in all of her ministry opportunities. Lady McCown is a woman of grace, a firm believer of God and His Word. She is a committed prayer warrior. She has a heart for women and seeks to encourage, equip and empower them to reach their highest potential in Jesus.
Above everything she has accomplished, Lady McCown considers supporting her husband in ministry and raising God-fearing children her primary calling. Pastor and Lady McCown have four beautiful children, Dymond, Eryck, Crystal and Eryn. In her spare time, she is also an entrepreneur; owner and CEO of A Time N Place event planning and rental services. Her company was formed with her favorite scripture, Ecclesiastes 3, in mind.
Lady McCown often says “God is worthy to be praised!” It is her motto that we should condition our will to Pleasantly Rejoice Always In Sincere Exhortation to the only true and living God.