First Lady

            First Lady Veronica Neely is a native of Greenwood, Mississippi. She has a total of 5 siblings that she loves deeply. She is blessed to have the love and support of her mother, Elnora Day, and father, Henry Day (Joanna). She is saved and a Holy Spirit filled minister that accepted her calling in 2013. She exercises her gifts of intercessory prayer, of preacher and teacher, of counseling, and more in cooperation with her husband's ministry.

She also holds a Master of Arts in Counseling degree with an emphasis on Marriage & Family Therapy from Harding School of Theology, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, and a Minor in Industrial Technology from Mississippi Valley State University. She earned several awards for the President's and Dean's lists. In addition, she was recognized as Speaker of the Year by the National Association for Equal Opportunities (NAFEO) for work with people living with HIV/AIDS.

Working in mental health for 15 years, she has been blessed to work with children and adults. She has worked in private, residential, community, prison, and court systems as a counselor and supervisor. She has a passion for working with people living with mental health, addictions, or afflicted by homelessness. Veronica has received multiple recognitions in this field by agencies and peers.

In addition to walking with her anointed husband in ministry, Veronica believes in the power of prayer impacting every facet of life. She prays and counsel families through life struggles and death. She works with widows who feel hopeless after the loss of their spouses and with women that are lost in life's direction for them. Veronica has an anointing that allows her to meet people where they are in their season of life. She also works in women's and youth's ministry, leads and/or develops ministry groups, organizes and/or participates in outreach, and is a Christian playwright, developing plays that are a visual depiction of the Word set to a modern message. Veronica is a servant, so helps in any role necessary to meet the needs of the people as the Lord intended.

Veronica enjoys spending time with her husband, and family. She is overjoyed to be married to her loving husband for 11 years. She is the proud mother of one son, Tedarius, and the grandmother of three beautiful girls, Terran, Cameryn, and Amarra, and one grandson, Bryson. Terran, the eldest granddaughter, is an active, curious fourth grader who enjoys visiting with Omar and Papa, painting, experimenting, and outdoor activities. Cameryn (1) and Amarra (4 months) are learning to explore the world around them. Bryson is 3 years old and the mighty little protector of each of his sisters. Veronica believes that each of us needs to spend time experiencing the beauty that the Lord created. Any time near water or looking at the beauty of what was spoken into existence is a blessing.

Veronica's joy is surrounded by the verse in John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." This verse seems so simple in its wording. Yet, it is paramount to the existence and the very essence of love for it is an action word. Its depth and breadth are experienced by the sender and the receiver. So grateful, that "God so loves."