Lady Sheila M. Claxton is the eldest of four daughters of Burdell and Doris Kirkwood, of Baltimore, Maryland. In late 1977 she began to worship at the Church of the Risen Savior (now New Creation Christian Church), where the highly esteemed Pastors were Aaron B. and Deborah J. Claxton. Led there by the Holy Spirit, her mom, who would enforce the Sunday morning family worship day, aided in Sheila meeting the Pastor’s eldest son, A. Bryan Claxton. They were married on May 2, 1981 and are the proud parents of two beautiful girls, Erryn Corynn and Erica Christin, one son (in-law), Marques Durant, and two granddaughters, Sydney MacKenzie and Kendyl Anaya.
Functioning in many aspects of the ministry of helps, Pastor Sheila has served as youth Sunday School Teacher/advisor, assistant church treasurer, van driver, women’s ministry staff coordinator, food co-op coordinator, youth president / treasurer, usher, intercessor, sang on various choirs, counselor, nursery staff, day care/Pastor’s secretary, church administrator but above all serves humbly as servant of the most high God.
Pastor/Elect-Lady Sheila has received a Bachelor Degree in Christian Ministry (B.C.M.) from the Chesapeake Bible College and a Masters of Divinity (M. Div.) from the Family Bible College and Seminary. Prophetically gifted, the Lord has dealt with her in dreams, visions and images for the up-building of the body 0f Christ and specifically members of the New Creation Christian Church.
Pastor Sheila's life-scripture is Matthew 6:33, "But seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."