Rev. Dr. DeByii L. Sababu Thomas is ordained as an Elder in the A.M.E. Church. For nearly 40 years of faithful ministry, Rev. DeByii (as most people call her) has assisted her husband, the Rev. Dr. Michael O. Thomas, in ministry, as he serves as the Senior Pastor of Ward Memorial AME Church in Washington, DC, as well as when he served as pastor of other churches in the Maryland area.
Rev. DeByii has a ministry that is inter-denominational, inter-cultural, inter-generational, international and inter-active. She has been blessed to preach, teach, lecture and minister God’s Word throughout the United States, Africa and the Caribbean which has been a blessing to people of all religions, ages, races and creeds.
In addition to her assignments in the A.M.E. church, God has blessed Rev. DeByii to be the CEO and Senior Minister of “God’s Winning Women Worldwide Ministries, Inc,” which is a non-profit ministry designed to “empower Godly Women to make a difference in their lives, their families, their communities and their world!”
A life-long learner who values education, Rev. DeByii has studied at Morgan State University, and at the Divinity Schools of Harvard University and Howard University. She was truly blessed to earn the traditional Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) Degree in Organizational & Religious Communications at Howard University.
Pastors Michael and DeByii have been blessed to raise four gifted adult children: one daughter, Mercii and three sons Micah, Michael-Jakim & Melech.