Second Episcopal District African Methodist Episcopal Church
"Expanding, elevating, and empowering, we are women called to discipleship."
Josephine Lambert, Matilda Monroe Area Chair
Sis. Josephine Lambert is a member of Union Bethel A.M.E. Church in Randallstown, Maryland where she is an active member of the Lillian M Dorsey Missionary Society. In October 2022, she was appointed Chairman of the Matilda Monroe Area of the Washington Conference Branch. She was bestowed the honor of Life Member in 2010.
Along with her late husband, Rev. Dr. Colin Macrae Lambert, she provided leadership to congregations and communities in the 2nd and 12th Episcopal Districts. In her earlier years she served as a local YPD President and YPD Director. She is a former First Vice President, Second Vice President and Chairman of the Committees on Christian Social Action and Constitution and Bylaws of the Baltimore Conference Branch.
She was also the Parliamentarian of the 2nd Episcopal District. In the 12th Episcopal District, she was active on all levels of the WMS and was also the Chairman of the Episcopal District’s Affiliated Groups and Ecumenical Relations Committee. As a delegate, she attended the WMS Quadrennial Conventions in 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019. Sister Lambert also served on the Connectional Constitution and Bylaws Committee.
Sister Josephine Lambert has travelled extensively across the Connectional Church and beyond. Her other ministry experience included her attendance at the Ecumenical Decade Festival for Women and the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the World Council of Churches held in Harare, Zimbabwe.
As manager and program analyst for the Maryland State Department of Human Resources, Sister Josephine Lambert provided opportunities that impacted the lives of low-income youth, families, and the elderly in a positive way through employment, financial entitlements, and the child welfare advocacy programs. She has also received several recognitions and citations for her work with inter-agency collaborations among nonprofits, neighborhoods and businesses.
Sister Lambert has a Master of Science degree in Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She is the daughter of the late Rev. Walter E. and Rev. Sarah Eversley, the youngest sibling of two brothers who are Pastors, the aunt to one niece who is a Pastor and who is married to a Pastor. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and traveling.