The Reverend Marrice
Coverson is the Pastor of the Church of the Spirit in Chicago -- the
first female and African American to hold that position. Rev. Coverson
is also the first African American since 1924 to hold a Trustee position
on the Board of Directors of National Spiritualist Association (NSAC)
of Churchs Board of Directors. She also has served as President
of the NSAC Illinois Chapter.
Marrice Coverson is also the Founder of the Institute for Positive
Living and the Executive Director of the Open Book Program, a citywide,
after-school literacy initiative for adolescents. Ms. Coverson holds
a BA in Sociology from Mississippi Valley State University and a MA
in Public Administration from Roosevelt University. She has a MA in Theology at the Chicago Theological Seminary.