The Rev. Cecelia D. Armstrong is a cradle Presbyterian who held membership at Calvary, New Life, Belle-Terrace Presbyterian churches in Detroit, Michigan, Atlanta, Georgia, and Augusta, Georgia, respectively. She was educated at Spelman College, the University of Southern Mississippi, the Interdenominational Theological Center where she attended Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary, and is currently enrolled at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary pursing a Doctor of Ministry degree. She was ordained as a Deacon, and then an Elder, before she accepted the call on her life into ministry. As an ordained Minister of the Word and Sacraments, Rev. Armstrong served as Solo Pastor of Grace in Lantana, Florida, and now is the very proud Associate Pastor of St. James Presbyterian Church on James Island in Charleston, South Carolina. Rev. Armstrong was one of the preachers for the 2023 Annual Event.