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Felicia Howell LaBoy


Assistant Professor of Evangelization in the Heisel Chair
Director of the Center for Urban Ministry

  • Teaching and Research

    Felicia teaches in the areas of evangelism, formation and church renewal.  Her special interests are in the connections between evangelism and social justice, urban ministry, racial reconciliation, faith-based community and economic development, and African American religious history and leadership.

  • Education

    B.A., Lehigh University (1986)

    M.B.A., Fuqua School of Business, Duke University (1988)

    M.A., Indiana Christian University (1997)

    M.Div., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (2001)

    Ph.D. Graduate School, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (2010)

  • Professional

    As pastor, community activist, entrepreneur and workshop leader, Felicia works with churches, businesses and community organizations to help reconcile and restore churches and communities by equipping persons.

  • Personal Life

    She enjoys traveling, music concerts, cooking and gardening.

    Felicia is an Elder in Full Connection of the Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church.