MEET OUR FIRST LADY

Lady Virginia K. Harris is a native of South Carolina. Her apostolic roots began at Lively Stone Temple Apostolic Faith Church in Islandton, South Carolina. Lady Harris was baptized in Jesus name and received the Holy Ghost in March 1983. Her foundation for ministry was laid at Lively Stone Temple as she faithfully served as the pastor’s secretary, financial administrator, deacon wives’ auxiliary treasurer and choir member. She serves alongside her husband and pastor of City of Refuge Apostolic Ministry, Inc. and wears multiple hats, to include vice-president and secretary of the board of directors, church administrator, women’s ministry chairlady, and pastoral care leader.

Lady Harris has made many contributions to the work of the ministry and the community. With the right mix of positivity and the ability to tap into others’ strengths, Lady Harris has empowered many young women to achieve their highest levels in careers, relationships, and spirituality, and has done so leading by example. Lady Harris is deeply committed to mentoring and has a strong passion for serving the elderly. She values the opportunity to share the wisdom and experience she has gained to serving the needs of others.

Lady Harris received an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Education and Secretarial Science, Bachelor of Arts Degrees (Magna Cum Laude) in Business Administration, Office Administration, and Psychology, all from the University of South Carolina. She also received a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Lady Harris retired from the United States Department of Justice in December 2015 as administrator after serving more than 30 years in state and federal government.

Lady Harris is married to her high school sweetheart, Elder Bobby L Harris, Sr. She is an exemplary mother of three (3) and has four grandboys. Lady Harris has a wealth of knowledge that she shares with family, friends, and colleagues to ensure they achieve success. She is an inspiration to all around her and puts her loyalty and passion toward the betterment of God’s people.