By Kia Croom
Davis Chapel CME will celebrate PastorCassandryR. Keys at a Pastor Appreciation Ceremony on Sunday, June 30 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 684 Juliga Woods St. in Richmond at 3:30 p.m.The event’s theme is “Looking Back and Moving Forward,” Timothy 2:15, and will honor Keys’ first year at Davis Chapel and her 20 years in ministry.Ordained in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, she has pastored a number of congregations, primarily in the Southeast. In Georgia she pastored Tabernacle of Praise before transferring to Israel Temple in Jackson, Mississippi. In Alabama, she served at Welcome Chapel in Hobson City and as associate minister of Taylor’s Chapel in Pritchard.
Pastor Keys holds an Associate of Arts in Information Technology from Phillips Junior College in Jackson, Mississippi; a Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting from Belhaven College in Jackson and a Master of Divinity and Christian Education in Biblical Languages and New Testament Studies from Phillips School of Theology in Atlanta.
Keys has two daughters, Darsandry and D’Atra.