Mrs. Vanessa Winbush Gatlin is an innovative and energetic leader and builder of people from the city of Lafayette, Louisiana. Her smile will welcome you. Her charm will captivate you. Her energy will electrify you. Her sincerity will embrace you. Her testimony will encourage you. God’s power working in her will bless you. From the time of her youth, it is irrefutable that God’s hand and favor have guided her every move. There has never been a question that her life was purposed for Greatness. Born to parents Roy L. H. and Mae C. Winbush, Evangelist Gatlin was dedicated as a child back to God for use in His service and the glory of His Kingdom.
Supervisor Gatlin has contributed to the Church of God in Christ, Inc. on every level. She is the First Lady of the Gethsemane Church of God in Christ in Lafayette, Louisiana and First Church of God in Christ, Crowley, Louisiana. There she serves as Director of the Women’s Ministries. She is the Supervisor of the Department of Women of the First Jurisdiction of Louisiana. Prior to this appointment, she served as a District Missionary and Jurisdictional Music President. She is also the First Lady (affectionately called “Queen”) of the International Sunday School Department. Supervisor Gatlin is a Board Member of the Acadiana Symphony and Orchestra. She is currently an Administrative Facilitator and member of the National Executive Board of the International Department of Women, under the leadership of Mother Barbara McCoo Lewis.
Like her late Grandmother, Supervisor Gatlin has an intensity in prayer that drives the enemy’s forces away and commands the blessings and the presence of the Lord. She possesses an uncanny boldness channeled to powerfully declare the unadulterated Word of God. She is the Director of Victorious Women of God Ministries International based in Lafayette, Louisiana.
She is the wife of the visionary Bishop Alton E. Gatlin (Prelate, Trinidad & Tobago Jurisdiction) and mother of two sons, Brandon and Paul (and wife, Khalisha) and grandmother of four. A woman of great wisdom, her faith is propelled by the assurance that He “is able to do exceeding, abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us!”