Reverend Andrea R. Russell

Reverend Andrea R. Russell, Associate Minister

Areas of Ministry: Rev. Russell has been a member of Southern Friendship Missionary Baptist Church for over 20 years under the pastorate of Rev. Dr. Welton Fields, Jr. She currently serves as a Sunday School Teacher and Co-Director of the Southern Friendship Youth & Young Adult Ministry.
Education: Rev. Russell completed her BS in Math at Bowie state; an MS in Management of Information Technology from Rensselaer; a Master of Divinity from Howard University; and is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Pastoral Counseling at Liberty University. She was licensed to preach the gospel by the Southern Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in 2004 and ordained in 2007.
About me: Rev. Russell is an engineer, wife, and mom. She has a wonderful husband, Wendell P. Russell, Jr., and two children – Ariel and Philip. Rev. Russell enjoys volleyball, carpentry, and cooking for her family; but, her greatest love is mining the scriptures and preaching God’s word. Her favorite scripture is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”.