1st Lady Amy Berna is a member of Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, Ranchos Madera CA, under Pastor Stoney Berna. She started singing in church and taking piano lessons at the age of 5. By the age of 12, she was singing with her 3 sisters, which quickly turned into a full-time ministry known as “Surrendered Heart,” Amy and her sisters recorded 3 albums and toured in Mexico, Brazil, and across the Western United States. Amy’s solo achievements include 1st place win at the American Christian Music Showcase in San Jose, CA. This one event propelled her career, allowing her to record five demos with writers and producers from EMAC Publishing / Gotee Records as well as introducing her to the world of co-writing with many well-known writers in Nashville, TN. Amy also won the Vocal III Category of the Gospel Music Association event “Music in the Rockies” as well as achieving the 1st place win in the Solo/Duet Category at the “Christian Music Awards” Talent Competition sponsored by United One Productions.
Amy’s much-anticipated album “Miracles” was released worldwide in January of 2018 and has experienced great success. Amy worked with an all-star team of award-winning producers on this project! Grammy, Emmy and Dove Award-winning Shannon Sanders (India Arie, Jonny Lang, Jonathan McReynolds) Grammy Award-winning Ron Rawls (Mandisa), two-time Grammy Award-winning James Waddell (Aretha Franklin, Kirk Franklin) and Dove Award-winning Kene “Ghost” Bell. (The Katinas, Grits)
Amy’s combination of soulful piano-driven melodies mixed with a heart of worship has given her the ability to reach people from many different walks of life. She and her husband Stoney have been married for 24 years and have 2 beautiful children, Katelyn & Kaleb. Amy & Stoney own and operate a very successful masonry construction company. Amy continues to travel, singing and speaking at concerts, conferences, women’s events & retreats. In addition to Amy’s ministry in the United States, she has ministered in many different countries including Mexico, Brazil, Kenya, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, & The Philippines.