Reverend Detra L. Mason
Rev. Detra Lee Mason grew up in Westbury, New York the youngest of five children. She married Shawn Mason on July 30, 1988 and they have 3 wonderful children, Lashawn, Shannon and Diamond and 1 grand daughter named Monay Heaven. Detra was raised in a Catholic environment and accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at a very early age.
Rev. Mason is a graduate of New York Theological Seminary ministry certificate program and is currently an undergraduate student at Empire State College completing Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Economics with a concentration in Business Administration. She has worked in Information Systems and Telecommunications for over 25 years.
After marrying her husband, Rev. Mason joined his family church, Community Baptist Church, Bayside. Under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Samuel B. Joubert Sr. she was ordained as a Deacon in 2002. In 2004, Detra was licensed to preach under the training of the Rev. Dr. Phillip Charles Joubert Sr. and later ordained in to Gospel Ministry. She is the former Pastor of Truth Gospel Church and is also a certified International Chaplain.
In 2017, after moving to Georgia, Rev. Mason decided to affiliate with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is currently as Associate Minister with Flat Rock AME Church where the Rev. Edward Johnson is the Pastor. Her ministry at Flat Rock includes volunteering at the Fayette County Jail ministering to the Women.
God continues to open doors for Rev. Mason and she stays busy with preaching, teaching opportunities across the country while also performing pastoral care, baptism, counseling, marriages, baby dedications and funerals.