Erma Jean Brunson Raymond is a native of Register/Statesboro, GA . She is the proud mother of three Children, grandmother of six grandchildren and recently the great grandmother of two grandsons. She is also the guardian/caretake of her disabled sister Debra, since 1989 and raised two of her children
She graduated from Statesboro High School, Statesboro, GA. She received an Associate of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising from Dekalb College in 1980 and an Associate of Arts degree in Christian Education from Beulah Heights Bible College in 1991. She received her Master of Divinity degree in Christian Education and Pastoral Care Counseling at The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) turner Seminary, on May 13, 1995.
She is a retired Senior pastor after 22 years as pastor. She believes that one of the most successful part of her work as a pastor was her ability to reach children and youth and helped transformed their lives. She is currently a Real Estate Investor and the President of Save our Seed Youth Development Center, INC. Her life mission is to provide an avenue for inner healing for women, men, and children in crisis through Education. This will be accomplished through: preaching ,teaching, counseling , counseling referrals, financial workshops, support groups and pastoral care.