Lunch, Learn, and Network - July 24, 2020


Mrs. Connie Booker serves as Co-Pastor of Cathedral of Faith Community Church, under the leadership of her husband of 32 years, Rev. C. L. Booker, Sr., she is the mother of two; and proud nana of five.  A native of Memphis, TN., and a strong believer in it takes the village, she is a graduate of Northside High School and continued her post-high-school studies at Rice College in Memphis.

Since 2004, Mrs. Booker has been an official Collaborative Leader with the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services (DCS), Building Community Partnerships initiatives.  In this role she has worn many hats: Community Representative; Recruiter for Community Representatives and Foster Parents; attends and hosts child and family team meetings; Co-Chair of the DCS Community Advisory Board (CAB) for 2 yrs.; member of Foster and Adoptive Families of Memphis (FAFM). Mrs. Booker’s other community activities include community partner with Whole Child Strategies, team member of The National Flamboyant Family Engagement Fellowship. A yearly sponsor of Food Drive for DCS families, Annual Thanksgiving Feast & Clothes Giveaway, DCS Kinship Care Christmas, coordinates and hosts the annual Foster Care Awareness Parade and Community Festival in honor of National Foster Care Awareness Month. She is a long-standing Board Member with A New Beginning Community Organization, Inc. (ANBCO), an affiliated missionary with the Neighborhood Christian Center (NCC).

Mrs. Booker is a strong advocate for children and families exemplifies the value of people coming together to strengthen each other which in turn empowers the community. She believes in service to the community, and she is a role model and an efficient, effective counselor to many.

Her hobbies include cooking and traveling, and she also enjoys meeting new people.  Her main goal in life is to minister to all. She is most encouraged by the scripture:

“Being confident of this very thing that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ” (Philippians1:6)