is a 1976 graduate of Phelps High School and attended Eastern
Kentucky University. Sis. McKinney is a 1977 graduate of
Phelps High School, a 1988 graduate of Southern West Virginia
Community College where she received an Associates Degree in General
Studies, 1989 graduate of Pikeville College where she received a
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Middle Grades Education, and 1991
graduate of Morehead State University where she received a Master's
Degree in Middle Grades Education. Sis. McKinney furthered her
ranking to Rank 1 by completing and passing courses for National
Board Certification in 2001. Sis. McKinney teaches at Phelps Jr.
High School, Phelps, Kentucky where she has received many
accommodations, one of which was Middle School Teacher of the Year
in Pike County, Kentucky in the year 2000.
Pastor and Sis.
McKinney met in high school and after they graduated were married on
September 10, 1977. Pastor and Sis. McKinney accepted
the Lord into their lives on January 18, 1981. They went to
the altar the same night. They were baptized together in a
small creek, known as Peter Creek, at Phelps Kentucky January 25,
1981. After praying for awhile, both Bro. and Sis. McKinney
received the baptism of the Holy Ghost evidenced by speaking in
other tongues as the Spirit gave the utterance.
Not long after
receiving the Holy Ghost, Bro. McKinney felt the call of the Lord
into the ministry. Bro. McKinney fulfilled many capacities in
the church that he assisted in for 16 years. Bro. and Sis.
McKinney were Junior, and later, Senior Class Sunday School
Teachers. Bro. McKinney taught the Wednesday Bible Studies and
served as Choir Director, Musician, Youth Director, Van Driver,
Sound Technician, and Tape Ministry Director. Bro. McKinney is
the founder of
The Apostolic Voice Of Phelps Radio Broadcast,
heard every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on WQHY-FM, 95.5 out of
Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Bro. McKinney also founded and
established the monthly newsletter The Apostolic Voice Of Phelps,
later changed to The Apostolic Voice Of Jamboree. Bro.
McKinney had a vision to lead the church into this technology age by
establishing a couple of internet based programs.
is an internet based radio station that plays 24/7 Gospel
programming, the first of its kind in eastern Kentucky; and
Cornerstone Apostolic Church is the first in the area to bring
of church services to the community and the world.
July 13, 1997,
Bro. McKinney established Cornerstone Apostolic Church at Mouthcard,
Kentucky. After 14 months at Mouthcard, Kentucky, the
congregation moved to it's present location at 25 Beech Creek,
Jamboree, Kentucky. Bro. McKinney established the
a time of Apostolics Coming Together Services (A.C.T.S.), where once
a month Apostolics come together for fellowship and church.
Sis. McKinney presently serves as Church Secretary, teaches the
Youth Class. and leads the singing in our Spirit-filled services.
has written several songs and publications. The latest
publication Knowing When It's Time, deals with changing
churches and surviving the change. Check out the
ordering this publication.
Bro. and Sis.
McKinney would like to extend an invitation to you and your family
to come and be a part Cornerstone Apostolic Church.