Second Episcopal District African Methodist Episcopal Church
"Expanding, elevating, and empowering, we are women called to discipleship."
Dr. Deborah Taylor King
International President of the Connectional Women’s Missionary Society
Dr. King is a lifelong member of Grant AME Worship Center in Austin an beame involved with the WMS at an early age as a member of its Young People Division (YPD). As an adult, she has served the WMS as a Local President, Area Chairperson, Conference and District 1st VP, District President, Connectional Research and Status of Black Women, Connectional 1st VP and now President. She has traveled extensively throughout the AMEC Connection, boding with sisters of the African Diaspora.
Dr. King has over 30 years of management expertise acquired in her position as an Area Manager at AT&T/SBC in Austin, Corpus Christi and San Antonio. She has served as First Vice President (VP) for Professional Women of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and as a loaned executive for the United Way, Inc. She was First Vice Chair for the Austin Area Urban League and a board member for Texas CASA. Currently, she is a board member and Vice President of the Austin Rosewood Community Development Corporation. She is a proud member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She is recipient of numerous awards for her civic, community and religious service.
She is married to Charles E. King, they are the parens of one son, Travis and the devoted grandparents of Dezmond.
Deborah Taylor King's goalis to use her business acumen and Holy Ghost driven spirit to empower, ignite and motivate others in the avancemet of missions. For she does all things unto the Lord and stands on the unwavering belief that...
"Only what you do for Christ will last"!