Katrena Michelle Matthews was born and raised in Chicago IL. She has been an active member of the Concord Missionary Baptist Church for the past 30 years. She gave her life to Christ at the tender age 9 and was baptized by Reverend James Fair in October 1984.
Throughout her tenure at Concord she has always served by singing, dancing, public speaking, working with the Youth Ministry Department, serving as a Church Clerk, a Trustee, and an Intercessor for the Nations.
Katrena recently accepted her calling to a Greater Assignment for God’s Glory and now she is a Minister in Training.
Katrena has a passion for helping people, and this passion is ignited daily while being employed by McDermott Will & Emery as an Information Technology Specialist for the past 3 years.
Katrena Lives by creed “If I can help someone along the way, then my living shall be not been in vain”.
Katrena firmly believes in the word of God and daily applies God’s principle to her everyday trials and tribulations. One of her favorite scriptures is Psalms 1:3 “And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither, and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper”.