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Minister , Career counselor

Evelyn Lobelia Speed, American minister, career counselor. Ordained minister African Methodist Episcopal Church. Recipient award for recognition for community spiritual leadership Greater Glen Burnie (Maryland) chapter Coalition of 100 Black Women, 1995, Governor's citation Parris N. Glendening, 1995, William Donald Schaefer, 1994, Certified of Achievement, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1994.


Speed, Evelyn Lobelia was born on March 23, 1946 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of James Venison Speed and Angela Clara (Watson) Powell.


Bachelor of Science, Fisk University, 1969. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1975. Postgraduate, Howard Division School, Washington, 1987.


Research and course assistant Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, 1971-1972; director teenage and young adult program, Young Women’s Christian Association, Jersey City, 1973-1976; youth director, Young Women’s Christian Association, Annapolis, Maryland., 1976-1980; private practice as problem-solving consultant, Annapolis, 1980-1982; security professional Annapolis mall, 1981-1988; assistant minister, Mount Moriah AME, Annapolis, since 1982; career counselor, Opportunities Industrialization Center, Annapolis, since 1989. Director acolytes Mount Moriah AME Church, Annapolis, 1984-1996. Director comfort counselors, 1992-1996, treasurer missionary secretary, 1994-1996.


  • Ordained minister African Methodist Episcopal Church.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Bright Side, 1995.


Member faith committee task force Annapolis Comty. Partnership, 1995.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling, dining out.


James Venison Speed Powell

Angela Clara (Watson) Powell