Reverend Venita-Enola George

Reverend Venita-Enola George is the Assistant Minister of the 126-year-old historic Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ in the District of Columbia. She is the Vice President of Board of Directors of Covenant Full Potential Development Center.  She has also served as Minister of Pastoral Care at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ. Reverend George graduated with a Master of Divinity Degree from Howard University School of Divinity in 2015. She was recognized as Top Preacher at the Washington Theological Consortium Slam of 2015, and was awarded the W. O. Carrington Foundation Award for Best Preacher of the Class of 2015. After completing the United Church of Christ Ordination process in October 2016, she was ordained on December 11, 2016, as Minister of Pastoral Care of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ.  On December 13, 2016, she assumed her position as Assistant Minister at Peoples Congregational.  

Reverend George also holds a Master of Science Degree in Economic and Community Development and Urban Regional Planning with a concentration in Transportation and Environmental Studies. When asked to describe the vision of her ministry, she states: “… it is to deliver a message of hope that empowers people to find their voice that may have fallen silent by life challenges.” Reverend George is an avid go cart racer, a lover of all sports, a spades and pinochle player, and a hopeless romantic for the theater. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and her son, Noah-Robert J. George, is the greatest joy of her life.