Lady Theresa McLemore

Lady Theresa McLemore

Theresa McLemore is a member of Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland, Ca. Interim Pastor Rev. Dr.  J. Thompson. Theresa McLemore is passionate about serving the Lord and helping others to stir up their gifts in service to the glory of God.  She enjoys using all the gifts God has given her to connect people to Christ.  Her passion helps her to mentor women while encouraging them to move from “where they are” to experiencing a more intimate relationship with Christ.


Knowing the value of formal training and education, Theresa entered the Leadership Institute at Allen Temple Baptist Church under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Sr.  In 2009 she completed all the required classes and received a Certificate in Ministry.  During her studies at the Leadership Institute, she and her husband went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  There the Bible came to life.  This living encounter with the Word of God led her to answer the call to serve the people of God.


Theresa McLemore completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in Social Welfare and Human Resources and Organizational Development respectively.  She has utilized her acquired skills for more than 30 years as a Human Resources professional.  She has worked in private industry and higher education and has developed political acumen and strong interpersonal skills.


Theresa McLemore is the loving wife of her beloved husband, Danny McLemore. They have 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren.  A scripture that gives her strength is Romans 8:28, “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose.”