First Lady Cecilia Hicks

  ZBCwomanslogoFirst Lady Cecilia Hicks is a native of Toledo, OH. She was educated in the public school system, graduating From  Calvin M. Woodward and Vocational Skill Center.  Computer Programming and Accounting was her specialized field of study. After graduation, she enrolled in the University of Toledo to pursue her studies in Computer  Programming.

Cecilia later accepted a position as a Computer Operator in Toledo, OH. In 1989, her husband accepted a job offer & the family relocated to the Winchester, VA area. First Lady now holds the position of Accounting Assistant  to the CFO at Melnor Inc., in Winchester, VA.


Cecilia began her walk with God at an early age and was baptized at True Vine Missionary Baptist Church in Toledo, OH under the leadership of Rev. Barnes. After she and Pastor Hicks were married, she later joined the New Home Baptist Church to be with her husband. Once moved into the Winchester area, she and her family joined Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where she served as one of the choir directors under Pastor Gilbert M. Mack Jr. She is now currently a member of Zion Baptist Church in Berryville, VA where her husband Rev. Delbert Hicks, is her Pastor. Serving as the leader of the Women’s Ministry, she's hosted two of the bi-annually scheduled Women’s Conferences; 2006 “Going to another Level” and 2008 “Diamond’s are a Girls Best Friend!” 


Zion has experienced a new dimension in God through the conferences hosted by First Lady. Cecilia holds a great appreciation for those who are talented, creative, and don’t mind using their God given gifts for the Lord. She loves bringing out the best in people & firmly believes that God expects but, deserves nothing less than our best. Also, she's always been one to roll up her sleeves and get the job done! One of her favorite scriptures is “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men”. Col.3:23. 


First Lady and Pastor have been married for 25 years. They have two wonderful sons: Evonn Delbert and Ethan Alex; three beautiful grandchilren: Shazayah, Nicodemus, and Noweay. The Hicks also have a host of many Godchildren who they love & minister to as well. Cecilia is an avid drum player, who loves to play on occasions & when needed!


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