Minister Sylvia Singleton Harris
Minister Sylvia Singleton Harris is a native of
Minister Harris was previously employed by the Hampton City Schools for 39 years, retiring in 2011. In her last position in the school system, she was the Dean of Girls (Administration) at Kecoughtan High School. Her formal education includes a bachelor's degree from Norfolk State University, a Master's Degree from Hampton University, and a certificate from the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, Class of 2002, at
Minister Harris is a member of First Baptist Church Denbigh, serving on the Deaconess Ministry as a spiritual advisor, Mission Ministry, Evangelism Instructor, the teacher for the New Member's Ministry and Wednesday Noonday and Night Bible Study, and director of the Diamonds and Pearls and Boys to Men Mentoring Program for young ladies and men. She has also served as Workshop Facilitator - Tidewater Association (3 years) and Women's Retreat Facilitator in
Minister Harris was licensed to the Gospel Ministry in June of 1995. Her motto is: If I can help somebody as I pass along this way, then my living shall not be in vain. One of her favorite scriptures is Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ who strengtheneth me."