Barbara T. Lockett earned a Master of Science in Education Administration and Supervision and a Bachelor of Science in English Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C.A&T). She was a High School English Teacher for 17 years before becoming a full-time staff member of the Evangel Fellowship Word Ministries C.O.G.I.C.
Lady Barbara Lockett oversees the Women’s Ministry at three churches – Evangel Fellowship, Zion Place Ministries and Triad Christian Center. She served as District Missionary for the Greater Piedmont District of the Churches of God in Christ of North Carolina Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction for 20 years (1993-2013). In 2004, she founded Women in Ministry International (WIM), a thriving ministry that brings together women from various churches and denominations for the purpose of enriching lives through prayer, the Word, and fellowship. In 2014, Lady Lockett was appointed by Bishop Stenneth E. Powell, Sr. to the position of Assistant State Supervisor of The Women’s Department of North Carolina Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ.
Lady Barbara T. Lockett is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina where she assisted her husband, the late Bishop Otis Lockett, Sr., and now assists her sons, Superintendent Otis Lockett, Jr., and Pastor Joshua Lockett in ministry at the Evangel Fellowship, Triad Christian Center of High Point, and Zion Place Ministries.