REV. DR. FALICIA CAMPBELL
Rev. Dr. Falicia R. Campbell was born January 17, 1956 in Chicago’s Provident hospital to the proud parents, Felix and Jacquelyne Campbell. Dr. Campbell has 2 brothers, Walter and Jasper and 3 sisters, Lenora, Lecretia and Jenae, who are deceased. Rev. Patrick J. Campbell is the youngest child and serves as a Youth Pastor in the Vineyard Church.
Dr. Falicia attended Fisk Elementary School, St. Peter Lutheran Missours Synod and St. Brendan Catholic School. At the insistence of her parents, Felicia attended Mercy Catholic High School and graduated in 1974. College was not an option to ignore so she attended Fisk University in Nashville, TN, where she received a B.A. in Speech and Theater. Falicia returned home after college and got involved in radio via the late Rev. Marvin J Yancey and has been in radio for 48 years. She was trained by the late Rev. Milton Brunson and Rev. Dr. Charles G. Hayes. Radio has opened the various broadcasting and musical positions including:
- Public Service Director and Announcer, WYCA
- Gary, Indiana Station, Sales Director
- I AM Records as Secretary, Promotions and the likes
- WWHN Radio Program Director and Announcer
- WGRB AM 1390 Radio Engineer
- WKZK AM Sales Manager and Announcer
- ConsConscious Internet Radio, Founder and Programmer
- WFSK Fisk University Founded the Daily 5 hour Gospel Program
- Aunt Martha’s monthly Newsletter
Falicia later attended Governor's State University where she acquired a M.A. in Media Communications. Her call to the ministry was in 1995. She was ordained by Bishop Lena Washington and later the CME church, where she was an Elder in the church. Her journey continued and she later rejoined the ELCA Lutheran Church and was ordained and assigned to a church. Falicia then attended the Lutheran School of Theology where she was awarded a M. Div. Finally, she completed her D. Min from Chicago Theological Seminary, where her major was in preaching.
Today, Falicia is a mother of 2 daughters, Angela Jackee Campbell and Antoinette Lecresia Campbell. She has 2 wonderful granddaughters, Kassidy Beth and Jade Renee. Currently, Pastor Campbell is the Senior Pastor of Love, Faith and Hope Church and founder of For Your Consciousness Ministries. Her favorite scripture is Phillipians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ …”
Let us not forget that for 23 years she served as the founder of the “Come As You Are” outdoor musical event, opening a platform for new artists. The Board members were: Andre Patterson, Zadella Durtis, Walter Howard, Paulette Bush, Marcus Jones and Pastor Campbell. We cannot forget Ayo Kason was also the co-founder, as it was just her and Pastor Campbell who prayed and asked God how to do this and he did! Every year in August at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago the park was full of choirs, soloists, quartets, pastors and the like. Some of the artists that started their careers at Come As You Are were: Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin. Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin and the Family, Darrel Coley, Lecresia, Joshua’s Troop, (formerly the Come As You Are choir), Rickey Dillard and New G., the Kurt Carr Singers, and a host of others.
Pastor Campbell is a Trail Blazer and continues her work in both radio and pastoral offices