Chaplain Patricia Coleman

Rev. Dr. Patricia Coleman will serve as the new chaplain for Buckingham Correctional Center (BKCC).  Dr. Coleman is an ordained Baptist minister who holds a B.S. from James Madison University.  Dr. Coleman holds a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree with a concentration in Church Administration from Virginia Union University.  She holds a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) degree from Virginia University of Lynchburg.  Her doctoral dissertation/area of focus was on Poverty Eradication Among Single Parents Who Receive Government Assistance – which includes the families of offenders and the families of former offenders.  In addition, she holds a Master of Science (M.S.) degree – also from Virginia University of Lynchburg.  She is currently working towards a Doctor of Education degree from Liberty University School of Education. Dr. Coleman is currently the Senior Pastor of Faith Transformation Ministries in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Dr. Coleman will become the new, permanent chaplain at BKCC effective September 1, 2017
Welcome Dr. Coleman!!!