PASTOR YOLANDA WHITEN
Rev. Yolanda Whiten is an ordained itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Pastor Whiten believes strongly that God never fails to bless us exceedingly and abundantly more than we can ask or even imagine.
She is a member of the Michigan Conference Board of Examiners, the Executive Team of the Fourth District Self-Perpetuating Fund, and the Women in Ministry. She is also a Rotarian and the president/CEO of the Ann Arbor Community Center. She has taught abroad and helped to organize the Prayer and Healing Convocation in India. Reverend Whiten has been invited around the district to preach and conduct workshops and is always humbled to serve.
Following the nationwide protests and attention on the long-standing racial injustice in this country, she began hosting "Race Conversations" to discuss current events and work toward truly becoming brothers and sisters.
Reverend Whiten works closely with the clergy "cabinet" for Gov. Whitmer and has assisted Seventh District Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin as well. Reverend Whiten has maintained political connections over many years with Congressman John Dingell, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, and many others.
Reverend Whiten has experience in community outreach, collaborative research, emergency services, programs for youth, and senior support services.
Bishop John Franklin White