Rev. Linda P. Coleman Wright is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and long time member of Broadway Temple AME Zion Church. She attended the public schools of Louisville, graduating from Louisville’s Male High School in 1971. She received her B.A. in Music Education from the University of Kentucky in May of 1978.
Rev. Wright accepted hr call to the preached ministry on March 12, 2000 and preached her trial sermon on May 7, 2000 at Broadway Temple AME Zion Church. In April of 2001 she was admitted to the Louisville District Conference and received her initial local preacher’s license. She was admitted to the Kentucky Annual Conference on trial as a Traveling Minister on September 18, 2003 at Broadway Temple AME Zion Church.
Rev. Wright was ordained a deacon by Bishop Kenneth Monroe on September 23, 2006 at Brown Temple AME Zion Church. Having completed the course of studies recommended by the Kentucky Annual Conference in June of 2008, she was ordained an Elder in The AME Zion Church by the late Bishop Roy A. Holmes on December 5, 2008.
Rev. Wright is the daughter of the late Ola Mae Lee and the late William E. Watson and is married to James Eddied Wright, Senior Deacon at the St. Stephen Church. Her dream is to open a Christian Bookstore. She believes that if you have faith in God all things are possible.