Meet Our Overseer
Overseer Robyn C. Edwards
Overseer Robyn C. Edwards currently serves as the Executive Associate Pastor of Ministry at The International Gathering at Beth Rapha in Pomona, New York, under the leadership of its esteemed Bishop, Dr. Jacqueline E. McCullough. She holds a Bachelor of Theology Degree from the Vision International University in Jamaica, Queens, NY, and received her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Biblical Counseling from the Beth Rapha Christian College and Theological Seminary.
A prolific biblical counselor by gifting, administrator by trade, and “teacher from God,” Overseer Robyn serves as the Dean of the School Biblical Counseling at the Seminary.
Overseer Robyn seeks to walk the Scriptures and serve as a living testimony of the faithfulness and goodness of the Lord! “O Give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good: for His mercy endureth forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom He hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy.”(Psalm 107: 1-2)
Overseer Robyn emerges from a rich musical and ministerial heritage. Born and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York, she is the first daughter of the late Rev. John and Louise Edwards. Having attended church all of her life, Overseer Robyn has both witnessed and experienced a wide range of issues firsthand that the Lord has now called and uniquely equipped her to joyfully serve as a shepherd of His sheep. Despite many childhood challenges, she is a gracious example of a conqueror and a victor.
The Rapha Alliance will commit to the slow grooming and preparation of its members through intensive mentoring and teaching. The Alliance mandates accountability in the areas of character development and deportment.
The Rapha Alliance seeks to encourage and equip Christian leaders in the areas of spiritual wholeness and educational development through intentional mentoring and apprenticeship. The Alliance fully anticipates that through these purposefully structured experiences, the life of the leader will inevitably be impacted in a manner that strengthens their commitment and understanding of biblical leadership.
The Rapha Alliance is a religious, not-for-profit organization whose aim is to establish connections with various churches and ministries in need of ministerial oversight and covering. Specifically, the goal is to direct and guide these leaders in the areas of governance, management, educational development and counseling. The Alliance also provides various mechanisms of support and training to help them to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world with power, accuracy, excellence, and diligence. Encased within this vast commitment will include, but not be limited to, support in Ministerial Training Programs; Christian Education; Media Communications; Writing, Editing, and Publishing of print materials; local and international Missions Outreach; Christian Leadership & Family Conferences; and, certainly assistance with preparing our youth for Christian Service.