|Title:||Pastor & Founder|
Dr. Edna Hooker Hall was born in Wilson County, Stantonburg, NC on December 23, 1954 to the late Hattie Bell Hooker and the late Raymond Wooten, Sr. She graduated from Greene Central High School in June 1973 and on November 9, 1973 she married Isaac Hall. She has two biological children, Camille Hall Cooper and Kevin T. Hall. She is also the legal guardian of her great niece Xeniana D. Edwards. Dr. Hall has 2 beautiful grandchildren: Landon DeVaughn Baily-Hall and Logan Bryce Cooper.
Dr. Hall received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Counseling and Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling from Christian Bible College & Seminary, Independence, MO. Dr. Hall also has two doctorate degrees; one in Theological Studies and the other in Christian Counseling and Psychology. Dr. Hall has written two books entitled "From the Cross, to the Cradle, to the Castle" and "Surviving Spiritual Boot-camp."
Dr. Hall preached her initial sermon on Oct 3, 1977 at Hull Road FWB Church and was ordained December 1978. Dr. Edna Hall is the Founder/Pastor of Chara Ministries Deliverance Center in LaGrange, NC, which was organized August 6, 2000. On January 1, 2001 she became the founder & director of Chara’s Community Developmental & Recreational Complex; a - 501(c) non-profit organization and she implemented the “Bearing Our Babies” program where the goal is to reach out to kids in the community giving them positive interaction through After School Programs and Summer Enrichment Programs.
Dr. Hall is also the owner of Edna’s Corner where she works full-time as a cosmetologist. She volunteers as Chaplain at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, NC, she is an Administrative Assistant to the NWB Annual Bishop J.E. Reddick, and serves as the Registrar for the UAFWB National Convention. She serves as the Choir Director of NWB District Union One choir.
Dr. Hall has been preaching the gospel for forty years and has proven to be a true woman of God dedicated to all the disciples of her church. Dr. Hall strives to get to know each disciple on a personal level and seeks to meet the needs of that disciple where they are in life. Dr. Hall has proven that she is not afraid to go down in the trenches and do whatever it takes to reach a soul that has been lost.
Lastly, Dr. Hall is an anointed and prolific singer, teacher, and preacher and her favorite scripture is Isaiah 54:17 “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD”.