Sonjia Dickerson is Co-Pastor of The Dayspring Family Church located at 618 N. Beltline Road in Irving, Texas; where her husband Bishop Kevin Keith Dickerson is Senior Pastor.
The ministry was founded in 1994 and is designed to cross denominational, racial, and ethnic barriers. The ministry is dedicated to directing families to Jesus Christ and teaching them how to be equipped and available for service in the work of the Lord.
Pastor Sonjia received her Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. The completion of her Masters Degree in Biblical Studies as well as Doctor of Ministry was at Vision International University. She has attended the Calvary Cathedral Bible School, John Maxwell Leadership Training Institute, and has attended The Joint College of African American Bishops Helpmeets’ Session for fourteen years. Pastor Sonjia is currently working on her Masters of Divinity Degree at Criswell College.
She serves on various community boards and coordinates the Dayspring Women’s Conferences, which continue to impact the lives of many women each year. During her seven-year tenure at The Tarrant Area Food Bank, she served as the Kids Café Director and established more than 20 after school feeding sites for at-risk children. Those sites continue to serve more than 1600 children a hot evening meal on a daily basis. Pastor Sonjia is the Founder and Executive Director of C.L.A.S.S. Inc., (Cultivating Leaders Achieving Scholastic Success). She established C.L.A.S.S. to address the dropout rate in the State of Texas by annually applauding the accomplishments of students graduating from High School. The program provides students with leadership development training, and awards a monetary scholarship to each graduate. To date, one-hundred- twenty-eight scholarships have been given to students.
Pastor Sonjia has four music projects available, Faith For the Journey, In His Presence, Continuously Praise, and her live music recording Word of God Speak. She also has six book releases; “Faith Through The Changes of Life”, “Magnificent Marriage”, “Prayers For A Magnificent Marriage”, “Speak The Promise and Not The Problem”, including her two new book releases, “It’s Your Time” and “Moving Forward”. Her music releases, preaching messages, and books are available at dayspringfamilychurch.org or sonjiadickerson.com.
Pastor Sonjia B. Dickerson is the mother of three, Kevin II, Cherese, and Faith, and the spiritual mother to the members of The Dayspring Family Church. She has been married 32 years to Bishop Kevin Keith Dickerson, her sweetheart.