Introducing Our First Lady - Lady Michelle Hedgemon

Minister Michelle Hedgemon was born in Macon, Georgia on March 24th, she spent most of her childhood raised in the quaint hills of (Oak Grove) west of Hattiesburg, MS. Minister Michelle Hedgemon is the oldest of three children to her parents of Hattiesburg, Kenny and Mary Floyd (Ransom Poole). She met and married her husband Bishop LaBaron Hedgemon, the love of her life in Hattiesburg, MS 2002. God blessed them with three exceptional children Alaysia, BaLeigh and LaBaron Hedgemon, II who is affectionately known as “BJ”.

In 2001, she attained her very first certification as a Licensed Practical Nurse from Pearl River Community College. Shortly thereafter, she pursued and conquered the Associate’s degree nursing program at Meridian Community College in May 2007. Upon passing her board examination on her first attempt in June 2007, she received her registered nursing licensure. In further pursuit in healthcare Minister Hedgemon attained a Bachelor’s of Science Nursing degree from Western Governor’s University in January 2019.

After marriage she and Bishop relocated to his birthplace of Meridian, MS. Since then Minister Hedgemon has served a nursing pathway in the southern regions of Mississippi in Forrest & Lauderdale counties for 18 years. She matriculated masterfully through acute and long term care settings in areas of general adult, pediatric, pain treatment, pain management, telemetry, pre-op/ recovery, homecare hospice, rehabilitative residential and intensive care units. Minister Hedgemon currently is a Meridian Public School District employee and serves as a Secondary Education Health Science instructor at Ross Collins Career & Technical Center. She adores her students. She is very passionate and honored to share knowledge gained over the years for training future healthcare leaders.

Minister Hedgemon was raised in the Hattiesburg Church of God in Christ under the tutelage of Elder Bobby Carpenter. Growing up in the COGIC, she was educated early of the importance on how to obey and listen for God’s voice. She received the baptism of the Holy Spirit as a teenager. She was trained in early childhood how to take authority in the realm of the spirit by exercising her God given authority to declare In Jesus Name! She stands boldly as one of God’s anointed end time intercessors. She trusts in the supernatural capabilities in the Blood of Jesus and has witnessed the deliverance of many souls being saved as a result. She has ministered to countless souls and has a very zealous heart for evangelism.

Minister Hedgemon is a member of Freedom Rock Christian Fellowship as she serves as leader of the women’s ministry WoMAX, whereas it strives to provide women with a virtuous example of how they can accomplish their dreams through ministry of “Birthing, Bonding, and Building”.

At her church, Freedom Rock she serves as a licensed minister on MIT “ministers in training” staff under Bishop Hedgemon’s administration. Minister Hedgemon devotedly operates in the gift of helps, healing, faith, discernment and administration. Under the anointing, she maneuvers as teacher with prophetic type insight projected through the word of knowledge.

Minister Hedgemon has a heart for serving the women of the community and her church family. Specifically, her heart’s desire is to empower young ladies and women toward the path of becoming the preeminent woman, mother, sister or friend that God desires them to be.

Minister Hedgemon served as an active board member of Center of Pregnancy Choices for four years. She also is currently Vice-President of 24/7 Developments, LLC, real estate business founded by she and her husband LaBaron Hedgemon in 2009.

Minister Hedgemon is the founder of GoGrace, LLC and the “Little Ladies” seminar that sponsors many youth and provides a summer enrichment program in conjunction with LaBaron Hedgemon Ministries Inc.
She has been interviewed locally by WTOK- Meridian regarding the needs of young women throughout her community and shared internationally on The WORD Network on subjects related to women serving in leadership roles and the evolving millennial age church.

Minister Hedgemon believes that while her life’s purpose serves as a model of healing and restoration, her ultimate desire is for her life to always provide an all inclusive approach in meeting holistic needs for young ladies and women worldwide. A personal motto Minister Hedgemon has grown to live by is known as GoGrace which means: Despite shame or condemnation caused by unfortunate life decisions, despite thinking on this side of creation your life may seem not even worthy of a mention, a life covered under God’s grace is a life that is forever evolving, hence the motto #GoGrace!

Alaysia 22, LaBaron II 10, BaLeigh 13

5718 5th Street
Meridian, MS 39307

PH: (601) 693-0502 ext. 222 | FX: (601) 484-4400 | EM: FreedomRock@FRCFC.org

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