Apostle Valarie CunninghaM


Valarie Cunningham is the founder and CEO of The Synergy Health Center for the past 17 years.  The Synergy Health Center, a non-profit organization, mission is to transform lives through mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse and support services with particular attention to African Americans.  The Synergy Health Center has three locations including Kalamazoo, Portage and Three Rivers, Michigan. In 2019, she launched the first inaugural Breaking the Stigma: African Mental Health Symposium in Kalamazoo County, impacting over 250 individuals including residents, professional, clergy and more.  In 2020, she partnered with WMU and hosted the Breaking the Stigma: African American Mental Health Symposium virtually with over 170 in attendance.  This passion for African American Mental Health has opened many doors to advocate, educate and empower black and brown communities.  As a need for the continual conversations around Black Mental Health, a monthly forum entitled Let’s Talk: Black Mental Health was launched.  As of late, she will be embarking on breaking systemic barriers as it relates to Adolescent Mental Health for black and brown youth by hosting Breaking the Stigma: Adolescent Mental Health Symposium for youth of color in 2021.  She continues to speak at colleges, churches, businesses and internationally about mental health and its impact.


Valarie Cunningham also co-leads 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, she was elevated to the Office of Overseer and consecrated as an Apostle, under Kingdom Apostolic Network. She operates as a Prophetic Apostle and is the visionary leader of Valarie Cunningham Ministries International (VCMI), which was birthed in 2014, in the USA, and launched internationally in Kenya, Africa in 2017.  Apostle Valarie has traveled to Kenya on 5 occasions in the last 6 years and has reached hundreds with her teaching and training in the Prophetic through Kingdom Empowerment Institute (KEI). She has also ministered in Trinidad, South Africa, and Mexico. The college of ministry she launched in 2007, Kingdom Empowerment Institute (KEI), is a five-fold ministry equipping college and leadership development. KEI has been providing Prophetic ministry for over 11 years through Prophetic Presbytery Teams during Prophetic Awakening. 


She is currently working on her Doctoral Degree in Ministry, has Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration both from Western Michigan University.  In 2020, she found a new love, Rayden Aaron Michael, her first grandchild. 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.


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