Mary K. Sims
is a native of Kansas City, Kansas.
is the second oldest daughter of the late Superintendent Moses Cofield and Missionary Hattie Cofield.
She is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Mary has served in ministry with her husband, Bishop Ervin Sims, Jr., at the Mount Carmel Church of God in Christ for the last 32 years.
Mary is a licensed evangelist and touches the lives of many beyond the walls of Mount Carmel.
Mary serves as keynote speaker for Retreats, Seminars, Revivals, Conventions, and Women's Day services.
has ministered in Bristol, England; Cardiff, Wales; Ghana and Togo, West Africa, and throughout the United States.
One of her
greatest joys is saying Yes to God and traveling to Africa each year with her
husband on the missions' trip and ministering to the women there.
This year will be her
10th trip to Africa.
The congregation is blessed as she
ministers in song and word every fifth Sunday.
leadership, God has birthed the Mount Carmel Women's Fellowship, "Women of Excellence", which meets once a month.
As a result there has been unity and spiritual growth among the women.
March 10, 2001, Mary
launched an International Women's Ministry called, "Sarah's Daughters".
This ministry trains, encourages, empowers, and equips women and girls for ministry.
Sarah's Daughters meets every three months and reaches out to women of all faiths, races, cultures, ages and denomination.
In 2003, two additional chapters were established in Ghana.
In 2003, Sarah's Academy International was also birthed in Ghana, West Africa.
On June 26, 2005 Mary
was elevated to the position of Supervisor of Women for the Kansas East Jurisdiction COGIC
was officially installed on November 11, 2005 by Mother Willie Mae Rivers at the International Church of God
in Christ Holy Convocation in Memphis, TN.
She served in this capacity with excellence from 2005-2012.
She also serves on the International Women's Department Special Convention Assistance Committee and was appointed in November 2010 to the Department of Women National Executive Board.
is a devoted wife and mother.
She and Bishop Sims have been married for forty- two years.
is a highly anointed and passionate woman of God, whose time has come to declare the unsearchable riches of the kingdom of God.
greatest goal is to do the will of the Father and make a difference in the kingdom of God.