Who We Are
Lydia L. Davis
Board Member
Minister Lydia L. Davis began her service on Metro Ministries Inc.’s Board of Directors in January 2019. Minister Lydia serves at Barnes United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, Indiana serving under the leadership of Sr. Pastor, Rev. Dr. Charles R. Harrison. She has been a member of Barnes since 2012 upon her relocation from Northern California to care for her mother. She currently serves as the Servant Leader of the Media/ Communications Ministry. The Founder, Servant Leader and Director of Barnes "You Feed Them" Missional Food Pantry, Co-Minister over the Feeding Ministry, and Minister over the Barnes Ministry Team which is comprised of multiple Missions and Outreach ministries. She also has a seat on the Leadership Administrative Council for the church. 
Minister Lydia also serves as a Missional Food Pantry Director and Teacher for about three years with Faith, Hope and Love Community, which is a Missional Food Pantry Teaching and Launching non-profit organization. She has helped train and launch several missional food pantries in Central Indiana and is scheduled to help teach, train and launch three new ones by Summer 2019. 
She is an inspirational writer, consultant, and founder of His Love Kept Me Ministries, her outreach ministry. She has a passion to serve and help meet the needs of those struggling in pain, those who "hunger" for love, hope, help, healing." 
She is the proud mother of 29 year old twin sons, Steven and Shawn Sanders, both living together in North Hollywood, California. Her son Steven help clients evaluate and build their financial and insurance portfolios. Her son Shawn is an Account Executive for the Los Angeles Clippers. Minister Lydia is the recipient of the 2018 Urban Servant Leader Award, the 2018 Mayor's Community Servant Award, 2016 United Methodist Men Servant Leadership Award, 2016 United Methodist Women Special Mission Recognition Award, 2014 Calumet Star Achievers Award from her home town of East Chicago, Indiana; and other recognitions of appreciation. 
Minister Lydia governs herself based on Colossians 3:23: "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters." Her motto: "Don't show up to be seen or heard, show up to help make a difference."
Last Published: January 16, 2020 1:12 PM
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