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Pastor Connie was raised in the DMV area and graduated from Crossland High School in Temple Hills, Maryland.

Pastor Taylor is a loving mother of (2) beautiful children. JaRon Moody and Shaynna Taylor. She's also loving daughter of Eleanor Moody. Pastor Connie's love for the Lord runs very deep in her heart. She has grown in Christ through various trials and great success. She believes that "the hand of God has always been on her life", she shows her gratitude through her love and compassion towards all people, thanks to love, grace and mercy that God has shown her.

At the age of 21, Pastor Connie declared to know the Lord and was baptized and became a member of Mt. Horeb Baptist Church in Washington D.C. She sang briefly in the choir and attended services for 15 years. In 2001, Pastor Connie was called and licensed in February 2002 under Pastor Spencer F. Issac of the New Mount Zoar Baptist Church where she served for 11 years in multiple ministries including head of the Women's ministry.

In 2013, she joined the Holy and Whole Life Changing Ministries International under the leadership of Pastor Michelle Thomas where she taught Sunday School and Bible study as well as leading the Women's ministry. In November 2014, Connie was ordained and went on to be called Elder Connie.

Elder Connie also joined Family First Ministries where she worked to develop the ministerial staff under Pastor Robert Butler for 11 months. In July of 2015, Elder Connie heard the call of God clearly to Shepherd. After weeks of prayer, Elder Connie again accepted her call to birth the ministry of "Life Church Ministries- "Fresh Soil" which launched out on September 4th 2016.