OUR PRESIDING PRELATE
Bishop Aaron B. Lackey, Sr., Th.D., DBS
Bishop Aaron B.
is the youngest child of the late Deacon James E. Lackey, Sr. and Mother Nornell H. Lackey. God has blessed the Bishop to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies, a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling, a Doctorate of Theology plus several Honorary Doctorates.
On March 2, 1985, he married his high school sweetheart, Lakita Y. Caldwell. God has blessed them with two beautiful and very talented children, Aaronlyn L. Wright (Leon, Jr.) and Aaron B. Lackey, Jr. They have also been blessed with two grandchildren, Xavier L. Wright and Aalivia D. Wright.
On February 14, 1988, Bishop Lackey became the Organizing Pastor of Temple of Prayer Family Worship Cathedral UCOGIC. In September, 2003, he became the 1st Elected Bishop in UCOGIC and assumed the reigns of the Georgia Northeast Jurisdiction after the passing of the late Presiding Bishop Marshall Carter. Since January 10, 2009, he has served as the Chief Apostle & Presiding Bishop of the United Churches of God in Christ, Inc. (UCOGIC), an international ministry with churches throughout the Continental United States, Hawaii, the Caribbean and many nations throughout the continent of Africa.
Bishop Aaron B. Lackey,
First Lady, Dr. Lakita C. Lackey
Although God has allowed our apostle to receive numerous
awards, honors and proclamations, Bishop Lackey’s
greatest honor is to serve and empower “The Least,
The Lost, The Less & The Left Out”. His philosophy
of, “Servant-Leadership,” is evidenced through his
community service and activism. He organized and served
as President of the South Fulton Chapter of the Southern
Christian Leadership Conference for 4 years, he served
as the Co-coordinator of the Faith-Based Initiative of
the Atlanta Community Impact Program (a partnership with
the Atlanta Police Department) for 4 years and was a
member of the South Fulton Kiwanis Club for many years.
He currently serves as the Faith-Based representative of
the Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance, he’s a member of the Chaplaincy for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, he serves as the Chancellor of the United Theological Institute & School and he’s the CEO of Aaron B. Lackey Ministries, Inc., a 501©3 charitable organization that coordinates most of the Bishop’s foreign and domestic outreach efforts.
This powerful man of vision, has allowed God to birth within him, a message designed to, “Save, Heal, Equip, and to Evangelize,” a lost and dying world. At every venue, Chief Apostle Aaron B. Lackey uses his God-given charisma to, “Reach the Lost & Teach the Found!”