Rev. Shateeka Hedges is a native of Brooklyn, New York. Rev. Hedges is the founding Pastor and organizer of the Readiness, Wellness, Fitness Ministries of Charlotte, North Carolina where she has served for several years to the call of God, and thirteen years in the Fitness Profession. Rev. Hedges’, ministry focuses on a holistic approach, in which she teaches how to take care of the whole self – spirit, mind, and body. The membership of this church is consistently growing in numbers by the hand of God.
Under Rev. Hedges’ ministry God has blessed her to lead the congregation and community into building programs, such as Computer Education Programs for the Youth/Adults through The School of Digital Arts & Communications (beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels), Entrepreneurship / Finance Program, Teen Character Education / Leadership Program, Nutrition/ Physical Education Programs, Pastoral Counseling Program, and also working on providing The School of Advance Faith K4 through K12th Private Christian School and so much more. The main focus point of The R.W.F. Ministries is studying the word of God “study to show thy self approve” (2 Timothy 2:15). Rev. Hedges’ ministry is about empowering and inspiring others in taking care of their whole self (Spirit, Mind, and Body) by applying positive reinforcements in one’s life through the understanding of holistic studies. The church is affiliated with several churches and organizations around the Charlotte area.
Rev. Hedges has served in many roles in the church and community over the years: Ministry Team, Music Ministry, Choir Director, Chaplain, Youth Minister, Youth Education Director, Sunday school teacher and evangelist to name a few. She also is an Educator for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, a Professional Teaching Artist for the Harvey B. Gant Center (African American Cultural Center), Motivational Speaker, Spiritual Healer Practitioner, Christian Hypnotherapy and NLP Practitioner, a part of the National Association of Christian Ministers, National Association of Professional Women, and a part of the Fitness Ministers Association. Rev. Hedges is a Certified Master Personal Trainer, Certified Nutritionist Consultant/ Sports Nutritionist, Certified Group Exercise Instructor, etc.
Rev. Hedges earned her Associates degree at Katherine Gibbs in Digital Art and Communications, attended ASA Institute College of Advanced Technology in Medical Assisting, and earned her Bachelors of Art (BA) degree at Canterbury University in Graphic Design, Bachelors of Ministry (BM) degree from Trinity Evangelical Christian University, Bachelors / Masters of Metaphysics degree from University of Metaphysics. She is completing her Doctoral Degree from University of Sedona in Holistic Ministry Studies (Mh.D), she has attended Liberty University Home Bible Institute, and now attending The Sure Foundation Theological Institute. She is Licensed in many different areas in computers, ministry, education, and wellness / fitness studies. She is excited about Christ Jesus and is very in tune with what his will is for all of us: To reach the lost at any cost.
Rev. Hedges can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org