Minister A. Renita Allen was born to William and Annie Lee Mercer in Waycross GA., both of whom have gone home to be with the Lord, along with her brother, Elroy Mercer.  She has three sisters who still reside in Waycross, along with many other family members.  Family is very important to Lady Allen and she strives to ensure that her own family maintains the closeness with the love of God.  She is the proud wife for 29 years of Bishop Bruce V. Allen, Senior Pastor of The Church Fellowship in Jacksonville, FL.  Her most significant and proud accomplishment, outside of accepting Jesus Christ into her heart,  is giving birth to her handsome and wonderful son, Bruce G. Allen, who has excepted his calling into the ministry and is now a Minister.

Lady Allen is co-founder of The Church Fellowship that began with 7 members in 1998.  She became a licensed minister in 2001, working diligently to fulfill her calling, which is to ingesting and digesting the word of God so she can minister, preach and teach God’s Word, every opportunity that presents itself.  Minister Allen was the proud owner of Fisher’s Creek Christian Bookstore for more than 3 years; she since has become involved in the business of designing custom picture framework, affectionally known as ‘Annie Lee’s Frames.’

Minister Allen have been  employed by Ally Financial for over 7 years  but her most rewarding job is serving alongside her husband in ministry for more than 18 years.  Her love for music makes it easy for her to praise, worship and glorify our Father genuinely with her whole heart.