Rev. Aurelia Dávila Pratt: Lead Pastor
Named by Sojourners as one of “Ten Christian Women Shaping the Church in 2022”, Rev. Aurelia Dávila Pratt is a pastor, writer, paradigm-shifter, and sacred spacemaker. She is an imago-dei enthusiast who finds real joy in helping people live into the fullness of their God-given divine image.
Aurelia is the Lead Pastor as well as a founder of Peace of Christ Church. She is co-host of the Nuance Tea Podcast and the author of A Brown Girl’s Epiphany: Reclaim Your Intuition and Step into Your Power (Broadleaf Books, 2022). Aurelia has also contributed articles for the Alliance of Baptists, Good Faith Media, Baptist Women in Ministry, Progressing Spirit, and the Austin American Statesman.
An alumni of George W. Truett Theological Seminary (MDiv, 2012), Aurelia was the recipient of the Robert Jackson Robinson Preaching Award for her graduating class. She is also a graduate of the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work (LMSW, 2011) and currently serves on their Board of Advocates.
She has also previously served as chair of the board for the Nevertheless She Preached conference as well as co-chair for the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee.
Aurelia lives in Cedar Park, Texas with her husband of 16 years, Lyle, and their seven year old daughter, Cosette. Find her on Instagram @revaureliajoy where she is reimagining faith and theology via spoken and written word. Learn more about her or find her work on her website: www.revaureliajoy.com