Reverend Monique Upshur Davis
 

Reverend Monique Upshur Davis was born in Salisbury, Maryland and grew up in Maryland and in Delaware.  She is the daughter of Ina Jones Upshur and the Late Charlie George Upshur, Sr.  Reverend Davis is also known as Reverend M. or Pastor Mo.

Reverend Davis has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration both from Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware.  She also has a Masters of Divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Reverend Monique Upshur Davis is a Lifetime Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and a Lifetime Member of Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority.

Reverend Davis was raised in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Her home church is Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Chestertown, Maryland, where she was under the pastoral leadership of the Reverend Robert N. Brown, Jr. who is her cousin.  Her father in the ministry was the late Reverend Frederick W. Jones, Jr. (her uncle) and her mother in the ministry is the Reverend Dr. Natalie P. Alford, Presiding Elder of the Philadelphia Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Reverend Monique answered her call to preach the Gospel in 1997 and delivered her trial sermon in November of 1997.  She finished the Board of Examiners and after receiving her Masters of Divinity, she was ordained an Itinerant Elder in April 2010 at the Baltimore Annual Conference.  It was a year later at the April 2011 Baltimore Annual Conference that Reverend Davis received her first pastoral appointment to Trinity A.M.E. Church in Ridgely, Maryland. It has been and continues to be a major blessing to her and the Trinity Family.

Reverend Davis serves on the Committee on Ministerial Orders and the Finance Committee for the Eastern District of the AME Church, Treasurer for the Baltimore Conference Women in Ministry, and is on the Conference Secretarial Team for the Baltimore Conference of the AME Church.  Additionally, she is the lead instructor for the second year class of the Board of Examiners of the Baltimore Conference.

Reverend Davis is employed at the Kraft Heinz Company in Dover, Delaware as the Production & Inventory Control Manager.

Reverend Davis is married to Clarence Maurice Davis out of this blessed union; they have a son Jalon Emmanuel Maurice Davis. They reside in Smyrna, Delaware.

Reverend Davis counts it all a blessing and a privilege being a humble servant of the Most High God and keeps her favorite scripture close to her heart  "For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love and of a sound mind." 2 Timothy 1:7 KJV