Vashti Murphy McKenzie

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Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie
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Bishop of the Tenth Episcopal District
Born (1947-05-28) May 28, 1947 (age 67)
Baltimore, Maryland
Spouse(s) Stan McKenzie
Parents Ida Murphy Peters and Edward Smith

Vashti Murphy McKenzie (born May 28, 1947) is a bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. McKenzie is the first female elected as bishop in the denomination's history.[1] She is also the national chaplain of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and the granddaughter of Delta founder Vashti Turley Murphy. Bishop McKenzie is married to retired NBA great Stan McKenzie, and is the mother to Jon-Mikael, Vashti-Jasmine, and Joi-Marie.

McKenzie made a visit to Hamilton Memorial on Thursday, July 31, 2014 located in Texarkana, Texas. Photos from the event are located on the Church's Official Facebook Page


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