Lic. Anita Marshall
For several years, Lic. Marshall serves as the Writers Guild Coordinator for the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s Department of Christian Education. She represents the Christian Education Department on the National Council of Churches’ Education and Leadership Ministries Commission's Committee for Uniform Series. Lic. Marshall has written junior and intermediate Sunday School quarterlies for over twelve years.
Some of her other church-related experiences have included daily devotions for Unity and Liberation, a pan-Methodist Lenten meditation booklet; lectures on writing for spiritual formation of children, African Methodist Episcopal Church history, and other topics. She has made presentations for the American Bible Society; prepared worship liturgies; led Bible studies; taught Sunday School classes, and written Promotion and Missionary Education curriculum for the Women's Missionary Society of the A.M.E. Church's Young Peoples Division, and a Lenten meditation guide based on the Stations of the Cross.
Lic. Marshall has recognized the importance of church involvement in public education. She forged a partnership between Trinity A.M.E. Church, Lansing, Michigan, and Averill Elementary School. In addition, she created and directed summer activity and gardening programs for students attending Averill. While a member of Grant A.M.E. Church in Chicago, Lic. Marshall organized and was the first principal for Grant's Saturday School, a tutorial program for elementary students.
Lic. Marshall’s leadership experiences have allowed her to work with diversity groups in many different types of settings. She coordinated a government-funded program for Chicago State University's Library Science Department. This program trained school librarians on techniques for designing and implementing library services for special education students. While living in Michigan, Ms Marshall served as Head of the Gifts Unit at Michigan State University Libraries; was a member of the Women's Advisory Committee to MSU’s Provost; and as an occasional guest lecturer for Michigan State University's College of Education and several other departments; and co-chaired the Michigan State University Museum Board.
Born and reared in Newark, New Jersey, Lic. Anita Marshall currently a member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Chicago, Illinois, where she serves as a member of the church's ministerial team. She currently prepares Sunday worship services, organized and supervises the Acolytes Ministry, serves as a member of the Stewardship and Finance Commission, and organized and works with the Prayer Band. Lic. Marshall has taught the New Members Class, trained new stewardesses, preached, on occasion, and served as a Steward.
Lic. Marshall is a graduate of Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, where she received a Master of Christian Education degree.