Racial Disparities continues to be problematic, especially as it relates to Black culture. During this series of events we will destigmatize mental health and substance abuse challenges and empower the culture to reconstruct its reality. The power to change the narrative exists in our ability to change our perception of reality.
Trenches Community Church | 1003 Gayle Ave, Kalamazoo
Apostle Valarie Cunningham
Apostle Valarie Cunningham has been co-leading at The Empowerment Center with her husband Bishop Daniel Cunningham for the past 23 years. She serves as Overseer of church administration, leadership and curriculum development. In 2018, Apostle Cunningham was consecrated to the Office of Overseer and recognized as an Apostle, under Kingdom Apostolic Network. Apostle Cunningham is an entrepreneur, community leader and kingdom builder. She operates as an Prophetic Apostle and is the visionary leader of Valarie Cunningham Ministries International (VCMI), which was birthed in 2013, in the USA, and launched internationally in Kenya, Africa in 2017.
In 2007, she birthed Kingdom Empowerment Institute, a five-fold ministry equipping college and leadership development. KEI has been providing Prophetic ministry for over 12 years through Prophetic Presbytery Teams during Prophetic Awakening. Apostle Cunningham founded and serves as the CEO of The Synergy Health Center, a non-profit organization serving individuals with mental health, substance abuse and housing. She has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and a Master’s in Social Work from Western Michigan University and is currently pursuing her Doctoral in Ministry from Vision International. Her passion for community has led her to enter into another journey of campaigning in 2020 Election as a County Commissioner. Her greatest joy and biggest blessing is her family. She has been married to Bishop Daniel Cunningham for 28 years and together they have raised their young adult children, Phillip, Valorian and Danielle. She has recently been blessed to welcome to the family their newest addition, grandson