The Rev. Chenda Innis Lee

Denomination: United Methodist Church (UMC)
Organization: Fairlington United Methodist Church, Alexandria, VA

The Rev. Chenda Innis Lee has been in pastoral ministry for over ten years. She is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church serving as Associate Pastor of Fairlington United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA.

A gifted preacher and teacher, she has served as an associate and senior pastor of churches in the Northern Virginia region of the Virginia Annual Conference. Her ministry is deeply influenced by Jesus’ message of inclusion for those on the margins of society and a desire for all God’s people to live fully and freely in the abundance of God’s grace.

A native of Liberia, West Africa, she came to the United States when she was sixteen, after surviving Liberia’s civil war. She and her husband, Rev. Asa J. Lee, met during their time at Wesley Theological Seminary. Their lives revolve around four spirited daughters and ministry with God’s people. When not immersed in church work, you will find her documenting, on social media, the crazy and beautiful (crazetiful) things her daughters do, exploring ethnic cuisines, and reading young adult fiction.

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Chenda Innis Lee: Liberty and Justice for All

Tuesday January 26, 2021
The Rev. Chenda Lee says Mark 1:21-28 not only points to the liberating work of God, it also highlights the fundamental witness and confession of the early church—the lordship of Jesus Christ. This was—and still is—subversive truth.