Lady Barbara Lockett-WIM Founder

Women In Ministry International was birthed in the heart of First Lady Barbara T. Lockett. Lady Barbara T. Lockett is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina where she assisted her husband, the late Bishop Otis Lockett, Sr. and now assists her sons, Superintendent Otis Lockett, Jr. and Pastor Joshua Lockett in ministry at the Evangel Fellowship Church of God in Christ, Triad Christian Center of High Point, and Zion Place Ministries.


Lady Lockett oversees the Women’s Ministry at all three churches. She served as District Missionary for the Greater Piedmont District of the Churches of God in Christ of NC Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction for twenty years (1993-2013). In 2004, she founded WIM (Women in Ministry) International, a thriving ministry which brings together women from various churches and denominations for the purpose of enriching lives through prayer, the Word, and fellowship! Most recently, Lady Lockett was appointed by Bishop Stenneth E. Powell to the position of Assistant State Supervisor Of Women’s Department of North Carolina Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ.


In pursuit of excellence in education, Lady Lockett received two degrees from North Carolina A&T State University: a Bachelors of Science in English Education, and a Master in Education Administration and Supervision. She taught High School English for 17 years before becoming a full time member of the Evangel Ministries Staff.


Lady Barbara Turner Lockett and the late Bishop Otis Lockett are the proud parents of three God-fearing children: Dr. Faith Lockett Gardner and husband James R Gardner, Superintendent Otis Lockett Jr., and Pastor Joshua S. Lockett. They are the grandparents of three wonderful grandchildren: James Michael, Joseph Carson, Luke Otis, and counting…