Dr. Sylvia D. Statton (Ed.D.)

Acting Women’s Initiatives Administrator- The Unity Fellowship

and Acting Executive Director- Unity Family Life, Cultural & Resource Center(UFLC-RC)


Sylvia has been honored to serve the public within the City of Richmond & Henrico County Public School Systems. She also served as a faculty member with the Commonwealth of Virginia University System. Her educational experience has totaled over 35 years. Now retired, she devotes her time to community and civic organizations. She continues to serve as an advocate for children, young adults, older populations, and families.


On her developing faith journey over the years, Sylvia has served through Christian education, women’s ministry, and capital campaign management leadership. Sylvia has facilitated innovative inter-generational programming that engages mind, body, and spirit.


Dr. Statton is a graduate of the Henrico County public school system and was blessed to receive a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia, a Masters of Counselor Education from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia, and the Doctor of Education in Counselor Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech.), Blacksburg Virginia. Recently, Sylvia enrolled in the C.H. Mason Jurisdictional Institute program which has included coursework in Pastoral Counseling and Church of God in Christ History.


As a lifelong learner, Dr. Statton remains actively engaged through Jurisdictional training with Virginia Fifth Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ, Faith Landmarks Ministry Fellowship helps ministry development, and leadership development via the Nova District Fellowship. Dr. Statton is also an aspiring Missionary within VA Fifth Grace Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ.


Sylvia is looking forward to a dynamic, diverse, and emergent leadership team and wholeheartedly embraces the Unity Fellowship mission and vision. She hopes to lovingly support them in any way possible as we all serve as co-laborers beside her son, Lead Pastor- Troy Statton.


Contact Email: sdstatton@theunityfellowship.com or info@theunityfellowship.com