Yvonne (Smith) Posey was born and reared in Springfield, Ohio. She is a
graduate of Oberlin College and continued her postgraduate studies at The
Ohio State University. In 2008, she received her Master of Science in
Management (MSM) from Mt. Vernon Nazarene University. While at Oberlin, she
was baptized in Jesus’ name and received the gift of the Holy Ghost under
the pastorate of District Elder Laurence Nevels.
Sister Tracey came
to Living Faith Apostolic Church upon the recommendation of Suffragan Bishop
Raymond Lloyd. There, the Lord began to reveal His will for her life.
In 1984, she became the wife of (then) Elder Edgar Posey. Although
uncertain of her “new life,” Sister Posey was eager as God assured her that
all of her life had been preparation for this “assignment.”
lady, Sister Posey is very active in the ministry of Living Faith. She is a
Sunday School teacher, co-director of the Youth Choir, and a gifted musician
and director of the Living Faith Mass Choir.
Outside of her local
church responsibilities, Sister Posey serves as Chair of the Board of the
FCI, Too! Early Learning Center, as Assistant Secretary of MiraCit
Development Corporation, and as the President of the Board of the FCI
Academy, a community school serving grades K-12. She is also the former Vice
President of the Ohio District Council Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’
Widows Alliance, and previously served on the Church Extension Board of the
Ohio District Council of Pentecostal Churches, Inc.
Along with His
other opportunities for service, the Lord has blessed Sister Posey to see
the elevation of her husband to the bishopric of the 59th Episcopal District
of Venezuela, giving her new responsibilities and opportunities for growth.
Sister Posey is the proud mother of sons, Ian and Joshua, and daughter,