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Rev. Nancy Kingwood

MA, MS, MDiv.

Rev. Kingwood holds two degrees in Human Services and a Master of Science in Organizational Management and Leadership from Springfield College. She is a 2010 graduate of the Black Ministries Program at Hartford Seminary and holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, respectfully. She is a 2012 graduate of the CT Health Foundation Fellows program. Rev. Kingwood is a work group participant of the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. Rev. Nancy has also worked with several national organizations as a capacity building specialist providing technical assistance to faith based organizations.


Such organizations include the National Black Church Initiative located in Washington, DC and the Metropolitan Inter-denominational Capacity Building Network located in Nashville, TN.  She is a Human Service Board Certified Practitioner. Rev. Kingwood is a SAMHSA Train the Trainer on Trauma Informed Systems Approaches. In her full-time profession she is currently the Executive Director of GBAPP, Inc. 

She also serves as an associate minister at Mount Aery Baptist Church. In 2010, Rev. Kingwood had the honor to join the HIV and Women of Color Congressional Briefing Committee to voice concerns of all women.  She is the visionary of the Nia Alliance for Women of Color. ​​She has received the following community awards: Soroptimist Her Haven Project, Mount Aery Beacon of Hope Award, Bank of America Local Hero Award,  Citation State of CT General Assembly, Local AIDS community Award, 100 Professional Women of Color 2018, Sojourner Truth Community Service Award /Rev. Nancy Kingwood Day/City of Bridgeport 

​She is married with three daughters and eight grandchildren. In her spare time Rev. Kingwood loves reading and taking road trips.