Mrs. Tawanda D. Harris

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Director, Women’s Ministry


Mrs. Tawanda Denise Harris (a native New Yorker) is a member of the New York Annual Conference, North Eastern Episcopal District. 

She serves as treasurer of the New York Conference Minister’s Spouses and Widowers Fellowship and  the Long Island District Secretary of Youth for the Women’s Home and Overseas  Missionary Society.

Tawanda has served alongside her husband, Rev. Keith I. Harris in each of his pastoral appointments.  She has served as a Sunday School Teacher, Secretary of Youth, Parent Body Member, Gospel Chorus Member, Praise Dance Coordinator and Chairperson of the Women’s Ministry.

Tawanda earned a Bachelors of Science in Office Administration (Cum Laude) from Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC and an Associate of Applied Science in Secretarial Science from LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY.

Professionally, Tawanda is an employee with the State of New York Department of Labor.

She is the wife of Rev. Keith I. Harris (Pastor of Jackson Memorial AME Zion) and the mother of two daughters Keaundra Arnetta, and Kiarra Denise.

This spirit lead woman has developed a passion for the spiritual and emotional needs of women.