Pastor's Biography



Dr. Trina Shields  is the Senior Pastor of New Beginnings Christian Fellowship Church. A native of the Washington DC, Pastor Shields has served diligently in ministry since her childhood. God used her experiences and His teaching to anoint her to develop disciples' saved, empowered and equipped to fulfill God's divine-ordained purpose in their life in faith. Pastor Shields believes in the transformative power of the Holyghost and with God's anointing she ministers to people to experience the fullness of the Holy Spirit's power through redemption, restoration, revelation and demonstration. Her ministry is based on the scriptures "God has saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus" (2Tim 1:9); and if we believe in Christ, we shall perform greater works than He (John 14:12).


Pastor Shields is committed to winning souls for Christ and uses preaching to provide God's divine Word to address matters important to salvation and human existence and for practical application. Her focus is always on the glory of God!


Dr. Shields is also a gifted educator, conference speaker and published author. When she was called to preach, Pastor Shields, was serving as an Executive and Trusted-Advisor to Boards of Directors and CEOs within Fortune 500 firms on strategy, enterprise transformation, market penetration and leadership. Later, when she responded to the Lord's calling on her life and was licensed to preach, Pastor Shields not only preached the Gospel but used her prior experience to demonstrate and teach servant leadership to church pastors, lay-persons and members in order to help the church be a real live body ministry as well as develop spiritual leaders who carry out the Great Commission of God and Savior Jesus Christ.

Her anointing and experience has gifted her with an ability to help the young, new Christians and those seasoned in Christ to prepare for, adapt to and experience transformation spiritually, economically, professionally, and socially in accordance to the Lord. One of her favorite scriptures is "be ye not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God."


In addition to her PhD, Dr. Shields has earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and Masters of Business Administration in Management.