Toni Belin Ingram
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, the Reverend Toni Belin Ingram has ministered God’s Word through teaching, speaking, counseling, and facilitating workshops. She is an ordained itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and is the Senior Pastor of Greater Turner Chapel AME in Southwest Atlanta. Under her leadership, Greater Turner Chapel strives to be a place that embodies and abides in God’s love and seeks to serve God by serving God’s people. She is also Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Director of the Black Church Studies Program Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
Toni pastors with a vision to ensure that more of God’s people reach their full potential and fulfill their divine purposes. To this end, she has been actively involved in the spiritual development and educational growth of many youth and young adults throughout her ministry and her community. Toni was the pastor of Greater Smith Chapel, in the Atlanta Edgewood Community for 7 years and while there served as a VISTA (Volunteer In Service To America to eliminate poverty) in the elementary, middle and high schools in that community. Currently, she also serves on the Board of the Interfaith Children’s Movement. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Toni is member of the 2014 class of Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers.
Pastor Toni earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia and a Master of Divinity Degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, Raymond. Together, they are the proud parents of three adult children, Omar, Iman and Asha and excited grandparents of Zion.