Reverend Audrey Radcliff Francis grew up in the city of Houston, Texas, and is a product of the Houston
Independent School District. She received Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business from the Texas
Southern University and a Masters of Education Degree from the Prairie View A.& M. University.
Reverend Francis has done further studies at the University of Houston; From the Heart Ministries
Institute, Temple Hills, Maryland; Southern Bible Institute of Dallas, and is currently enrolled in the
Interdenominational Theological Center Certificate in the Theology program.
For thirty-five years she has dedicated her life to “preparing students to graduate with the knowledge and
skills necessary to become productive and responsible citizens”, which is the mission of the Dallas
Independent School District.
During the early nineteen eighties reverend Francis was actively involved in several direct sales
organizations. Her training in direct sales brought out the enthusiasm that she now brings forth in her
ministry. It was during this period of her life that she answer the call to the ministry.
Reverend Francis was licensed to preach by the New Hope Baptist Church on September 11, 1994, under
the leadership of the Reverend Doctor Derek Harkins. She was ordained on January 23, 2000, by the
authority and the order of the New Hope Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Alfred Walker,
Jr., Senior Pastor of the New Hope Baptist Church. Reverend Francis serves as the Associate Pastor of
Administration and Teaching.
Reverend Francis is very active in community activities and many social organizations.
|Reverend Audrey Ratcliff Francis
Reverend Peggy S. Williams was born on October 8, 1941, in Dallas, Texas. She is a proud mother and
grandmother, one child deceased.
Minister Williams is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Institute of Dallas, Texas, receiving diplomas for
Basic and Advanced Religious studies in 1981—1989, and was licensed to preach the Gospel on October
20, 2000, at the Bexar Street Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas, Reverend C. C. Robertson, Pastor.
Minister Peggy S. Williams holds a Bachelors Degree in Evangelism from the Rialto Community Bible
College, Rialto, California, granted in 1991. She is a retired licensed Vocation Nurse with over thirty-five
years experience in the field. She has been a member of New Hope Baptist Church since January, 2002.
Minister Williams is currently a student at the Dallas Baptist University, studying Christian Ministries.
Reverend Harold P. Davis grew up in Dallas, Texas, and is a Graduate of SMU Cox School of Business
Caruth Institute, for the Trinity Industries Entrepreneurship Development Program a company where he
has been employed for 23 years. Min Davis has done studies at Southern Bible Institute in the Theology
Minister Davis was licensed to preach at New Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev Alfred
Walker Jr in 2006.
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