Lady Marquita Haywood is Freedom’s leading lady who serves as Executive Director of Freedom Church United, Inc. Wearing many hats, Lady Marquita serves the body in whatever capacity needed. Her most important ministry is to God and the support of her husband and partner in ministry, Pastor Derry L. Haywood, III. Known for her powerful intercession and prophetic worship, Lady Marquita loves to exalt the Lord, to see the saved and unsaved receive supreme freedom in Christ and walk therein! As John 8:36 states “he whom the son sets free, is free indeed!”
A native of Norfolk, Virginia Lady Marquita was educated in the private school sector through college holding a B.S. in Computer Science and is currently pursuing a MBA in administration. As an educator for over 14 years, Lady Marquita is most passionate about advocating and educating God’s people watching their lives transform through the power of Jesus Christ! She is founder of More Than Just A Body, a non-profit dedicated to the support of breast cancer patients and their caregivers. Lady Marquita received salvation as a preteen and soon after filled with the Holy Spirit. Life wasn’t quite the same after this. Developing a love for intercession and worship, Lady Marquita soon after began her journey into ministry for the Kingdom of God.
In September of 2010, Lady Marquita married the gift God blessed her with in that of her best friend and high-school sweetheart, Pastor Derry L. Haywood, III. She partners with him in ministry spreading the message of freedom to all who will hear! It is her desire that in all she says and does for the Most High God to get all the glory!