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Dr. Lytia R. Howard - Pastor - [Account] -

Dr. Lytia R. Howard, (pronounced Leesha), is an anointed teacher –trainer who points her audience to the life changing word of God.  Her prophetic delivery is rooted in a foundation of education, research and prayer which provides listeners with a practical application and a road map for successful Godly living.

          Leader.  Encourager.  Orator.  Called.  Chosen.  These words are mere samplings of the adjectives that describe the ministry of Dr. Howard.  A native Atlanta, Dr. Howard  is the pastor of the New Hope Church of God in Christ in Atlanta.  She is also the International President of The Sunshine Band. The Sunshine Band is the educational and training arm for children age 2-12 in the Church of God in Christ.  Dr. Howard is a much sought after preacher who has ministered extensively from coast to coast and in foreign fields. 

          Dr. Howard believes in outreach and has served as an interfaith chaplain of The Atlanta Airport.  Prior to her employment as Assistant Dean for the College of engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, she was the Assistant Dean for Academic Advising at Spelman College.

          Dr. Howard is a graduate of Spelman College, University of Tennessee, Atlanta University and Interdenominational theological Center.  She has earned five degrees which include a B.A.  in Sociology, M.A.C.T. in Sociology and College teaching, M.A. in Administration, M.R.E. in Religious Studies and a Doctorate in Education.

          Dr. Howard is the founder an President of the Center for Success and Excellence, Inc.  This organization specializes in providing leadership training and ministry to church leaders.  She is committed to effective ministry and kingdom building.