Minister Christy Rae Robinson is a Hampton University graduate, class of 1992. She received her undergraduate degree in elementary through Middle Education with a focus in English and History. Minister Christy Robinson serves at The Children’s School, a private elementary school in the heart of Atlanta since 1998 where she taught sixth grade for a number of years and was promoted to the title that she currently holds as the Director of Extracurricular Education for the school.
Minister Robinson received her formal call to Ministry in 2004 while serving at Central United Methodist Church in Atlanta. Minister Robinson served as a part of the ministerial team and also as the Children’s Ministries coordinator; joint children/youth cluster facilitator, youth choir co-director, junior teen Sunday school teacher, children’s minister, and co-director of Vacation Bible School for many years.
In response to her call to ministry, she entered the historic Interdenominational Theological Center January of 2006 and graduated with honors in May 2010 with her Master’s Degree of Divinity. She was a recipient of various academic awards throughout her matriculation at the ITC. She was selected as a Black Woman in Church and Society Fellow and a founding member of the Society of Religion and Education at ITC.
Called to reform for young people’s systems of spiritual formation, Minister Robinson, known as “Pastor Christy,” served as Impact Church’s first young people’s pastor under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Olu Brown from 2008-January of 2011. She is the founder of the NxT-G (Next Generation) the curriculum which encompasses the spiritual formation of Impact’s young people that begins with expectant families through high school age young people.
Minister Christy Robinson is also an accomplished performing artist using her gifts of musical theater, dance and directing to create memorable and transformative moments for young people within and outside of the church setting. She is the director of the TCS Players, a children’s theater company, which is in its 13th season.
Minister Robinson uses her background as an educator, performing artist, and a member of clergy all to glorify God by responding to the call of today’s young people. Recently, Minister Robinson launched “Cr8tive Ministries” which is designed to heed the call in supporting existing churches and other faith communities to better serve the young people within their organizations through infrastructure development, training and artistic design to engage and propel their young people deeper in relationship with Christ, their church and the greater community.
While all that is mentioned above is important to Minister Christy Rae Robinson, the most important aspect about her is that she is convicted to honor her covenantal agreement with God modeling a woman who is committed to the Holy Spirit’s lead within her life. Thus allowing her to be what God planned for her as mother, daughter, sister, friend, and as servant of the creator of all things.
Matthew 19: 13-14
13 People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. 14 But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the little children come to me; do no stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. “