Vashti Murphy McKenzie
|Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie|
Bishop of the Tenth Episcopal District
May 28, 1947 |
|Parent(s)||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. 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 player Stan McKenzie, and is the mother to Jon-Mikael, Vashti-Jasmine, and Joi-Marie.
- "Washington National Cathedral : Biography for Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie". Nationalcathedral.org. Retrieved 2012-05-31.
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