Meet Our Senior Pastor


Apostle Mary D. McKenzie

Apostle Mary D. McKenzie is the senior pastor of Faith Assembly Christian Center, The New Church, in Durham, NC, where they do it BIG – Believe, Imagine & Grow. She is a servant at heart and her greatest joy is to see people saved, delivered, and set free from bondage. Apostle McKenzie has been serving in ministry for over 20 years.

She is a well known author, mentor and speaker. Her many accomplishments include being the founder of: Faith Assembly Christian Academy & Child Care Center, God’s Complete Woman Pageant and Women’s Conference, Destiny Land, Women’s Talk, The Diva Center, and many other community Bible Studies.

Apostle McKenzie also travels throughout United States and abroad ministering to women, who are hurting, broken and abused. She is passionate about building saints for the Kingdom of God. Her strength comes from being a prayer warrior and intercessor. She is the author of three books: Words of Worship & Wisdom, Clean Heart Right Spirit, Journey of a Championship, and Prayer Changed My Life. Her next books to be released are: Give the Man What the Man Wants, The Total Package,  and The Strongman.