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A Vessel for God’s Healing

          Meet Our Founder:

       Pastor Emily Shropshire

Pastor Emily Shropshire is a native of Nashville who currently resides in Clarksville, Tennessee. She used to work at the Social Security Administration as a Legal Assistant for the state of Tennessee. She now serves full-time with W.O.M.B. Ministries as a Counselor and Empowerment Speaker and is currently writing a book entitled, “Burnt Love - Overcoming It Through Christ!”

Pastor Shropshire is a motivational speaker, teacher, powerful preacher, and inspiring gospel minister. She accepted her calling, was licensed in 1990 under the leadership of Reverend Bernard Lafayette, Sr. at the Progressive M.B. Church, and then again in 2003 by the Reverend William R. Jennings, Sr. at Ebenezer AME church. Bishop Harry F. Flemmings, II later ordained her at New Jerusalem Christian Center.

It was after the murder of her sister that Pastor Shropshire established the Women’s Ministry W.O.M.B. (Women Overcoming Many Battles) (When Our Men Believe) to offer spiritual guidance and job readiness skills to women seeking support. She has been the vessel overseeing W.O.M.B since 1999.


Pastor Shropshire is married to William L. Shropshire, Jr. and is the proud mother of 3 wonderful children and five grand blessings. She attended the American Baptist College Seminary majoring in Theology and Sociology and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree at the Trevecca Nazarene College.


She is a proud member of many esteemed organizations and holds a number of acclaimed titles. These include:

    • Nashville Bar Association (NBA)
    • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
    • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC)
    • The Tennessee Justice & Faith Alliance
  • Clarksville Housing Authority PAC Team  ~The Christian Legal Society
  • Elected Virtuous Woman by The Omega Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Certified Cancer Care Ministry Trainer

Pastor Shropshire does not consider herself as just a pastor or a teacher, but as a vessel, that’s in the Potter’s hands to be used to spread His word.


“As the clay is in the Potter’s hand, so are you in my hands…” – Jeremiah 18:6

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