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Minister Dedra Herron-Slack

Dedra PicMinister Dedra Herron-Slack is an Information Technology Executive with Computer Sciences Corporation.   She is currently the Practice Owner for Global Life and Annuity Information Technology Outsourcing. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of technology supporting various companies with upgrading and maintaining administrative systems in the Financial Services Industry.

Devoted to the vision of ministry Minister Dedra works along side her husband, Pastor Paul T. Slack in the Leadership and Ministry of New Creation Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Her ministry emphasis is the same as her husbands, which is transforming lives from the inside out.   Minister Dedra is an awesome and creative facilitator and teacher, providing leadership in the areas of Christian Education, Counseling, Bible Study Facilitation and Women’s Ministry.  Her preaching style is practical using family and work experiences to communicate spiritual principals.  Minister Dedra faces challenges head on and is an inspiration to her congregation, community as well as her co-workers.  Many have been blessed by Minister Dedra’s gift of hospitality and her ability to make a party or celebration out of any occasion.

Minister Dedra is a native of Kansas City, Kansas and spent her teen years in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a graduate of Spelman College (Atlanta, Georgia) with a Bachelors degree in Economics and a graduate of Bethel Seminary (Saint Paul, MN) with a Masters Degree in Community Ministry and Transformational Leadership. Her career has afforded her family the opportunity to live in several regions of the United States and travel globally.  She currently resides in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

Minister Dedra is the Founder and Coach for The Imago Dei Project.  This project was birthed as an integration project to culminate her studies in transformative leadership, spiritual formation, theology and community ministry.  The Imago Dei Project is an education and coaching ministry that offers workshops, mentoring and encouragement for women wishing to deepen their relationship with God, find life purpose, and experience transformation with other women in sacred and safe community.  Imago Dei is Latin for the “Image of God.”  Imago Dei has its roots in Genesis 1:27 where “God created humanity in God’s own image” to co-create and work God’s purposes in the world.

Minister Dedra is married to Pastor Paul Slack of New Creation Church and has two sons, Paul Timothy who is a recent 2014 graduate of Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA) and Caleb Simeon who is a senior at Alcorn State University (Lorman, MS).

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