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Dr. Emory Berry, Jr. & Dr. Julie Berry

Lead Facilitators

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First Lady Dr. Julie A Berry is the wife of Rev. Dr. Emory Berry, Jr. She is the middle child of Jimmy and Jennie Parker. Lady Berry is a Middle School Assistant Principal and has dedicated her life to improving the lives of students as an educator. Dr. Berry is recognized by her colleagues as a proven and exceptional leader in the education field. Some of Lady Berry’s accomplishments include: curriculum coach, department chairperson, and cheerleading coach. Many of her present accomplishments are commended on the local, regional, and state levels. She has been blessed with the creative ability to assist students in excelling on standardized tests and overall classroom learning. Dr. Julie Berry received a Doctor of Education degree from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia. She received a Masters degree from Troy State University. Lady Berry is also a proud graduate of The University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Lady Berry has been a diligent worker in the church most of her life. God has blessed Lady Berry with the gift of teaching, training, and tutoring. Each year she personally mentors young ladies to help them embody the ideals of excellence and elegance. She is celebrated as one who gives her best wherever she can be a blessing to God's people and for His Kingdom. Mrs. Berry is the proud mother of master Emory III and princess Jaiden Aniya; she sees them as her greatest accomplishments. She enjoys reading, cooking, singing, and traveling. Dr. Berry is beloved by many for her approachable and likeable personality.


The Rev. Dr. Emory Berry, Jr. is described by many as innovative, daring, astute, compassionate, humble, and inspiring. In April 2022, he became the Lead Pastor/Founder of The Favor Church of Atlanta. The Favor Church of Atlanta serves as a multifaceted Kingdom minded church who reaches multiple communities, counties, countries, and cultures for Christ. In addition, Dr. Berry is the organizer of the Morning Manna prayer call which reaches prayer warriors all over the nation and in several Caribbean islands. He also served as an impactful Senior Pastor of churches in Richmond, VA and Decatur, GA.


Dr. Berry received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, Master of Divinity degree from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Virginia Union University’s Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology. Currently, Dr. Berry is working on his PhD in Leadership at Anderson University. Rev. Berry completed post-graduate studies and received leadership certifications from Harvard University, Princeton Theological Seminary, Howard University, Wake Forest University, Yale Divinity School, Auburn Theological Seminary, DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative, and Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. In March 2017, Dr. Berry was inducted into the prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King International Board of Preachers at Morehouse College.

Dr. Berry serves on the faculty of Emory University’s Candler School of Theology as an Adjunct Professor and at Beulah Heights University as an adjunct professor. He serves on several national, statewide, and local leadership boards which include the IC3 Leadership Conference and the alumni board of Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. He has received countless awards, recognitions, articles, and news coverage for his community advocacy. Additionally, Dr. Berry is a sought-after preacher, teacher, and facilitator.

Furthermore, Dr. Berry is the proud author of two books Marriage That Matters and Facts About Favor which have blessed people of all ages and from all walks of life. Most importantly, Dr. Berry is the proud husband of the lovely Dr. Julie A. Berry. Mrs. Berry is an accomplished middle school administrator, educator, and contributing author of the book Strength and Dignity. Together, Drs. Berry have been blessed with two delightful children, a son Emory III and a daughter Jaiden.

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