First Lady

First Lady La Trice N. Golphin is a native of New Orleans, La., and was reared in Los Angeles, Ca. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at the tender age of ten developing a passion and desire to serve Him in ministry. She received her early religious education and spiritual nurturing at Holy Ghost Missionary Baptist Church, under the pastorate of her late grandfather Rev. Russell Parker Sr., whom also raised his 13 children to reverence The Lord. One of his four daughters (Lady Golphin’s mother) Pastor Ruth Johnson is an ordained minister and pastored a church. Five of his nine sons are ordained ministers. Lady Golphin always says with her family background there was no escaping the call on her life to serve in God’s Kingdom. Later she joined and was baptized at First Apostolic Church of Inglewood in California under the Late Bishop Wayne S. Davis and First Lady Dr. Wanda A. Davis-Turner. 

Lady Golphin attended Elizabethtown Community College, Elizabethtown, KY with emphasis in Clinical Psychology. She also attended The Academy of Court Reporting and Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa with coursework in Paralegal. She is also a student at Deliverance Theological Institute where she is currently studying Systematic Theology.  First Lady La Trice is the loving wife of Bishop Michael W. Golphin Sr., Pastor of Deliverance Baptist Church. They have five children between them: Rev. Quiana, Michael Jr., Rodney, Isaiah and Renee. She is very active and supportive in both her husband and children’s lives.

As First Lady of Deliverance Baptist Church she assists in teaching New Member classes. And is the head of the Women’s Ministry (R.O.S.E.) that works to teach, empower, promote strength, unity and above all else Reflecting Our Saviors Example. She is an active member of Silver Cord an association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows. And a volunteer for CASA as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected children in the court system. Her favorite scripture is Philippians 4: 11-13. (11) I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. (12) I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. (13) I can do all this through Him who gives me strength.