VALDOSTA — Rev. Tina Matchett was ordained March 1 at the 147 session of the South Georgia Annual Conference in Albany by the Right Rev. Reginald T. Jackson (Bishop) of the 6th District AME Church. The district includes all AME churches in the state of Georgia.
Matchett was ordained a local elder assigned to Mt Zion AME Church in Valdosta.
Elder Matchett states “my duties include serve communion, baptize, marry, bury the dead, and preach the gospel as long as my spirit and practice are such as become the Gospel of Christ, and I continue to hold fast the form of sound words all while upholding the established doctrine of the Christian Gospel.