Dr. Hurdis Ophelia Bozeman is a native of Wetumpka, Alabama. She was born to the late, Mr. Robert Lee Shuford and Rev. Cora Rebecca Crenshaw Shuford. Dr. Bozeman is the wife of Bishop, Dr. Frank T. Bozeman, and the co-founder of GEAC, GECCS and The Global Word Fellowship, Inc., and the Retired Pastor of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Wetumpka, Alabama. Moreover, she is the mother of two daughters, two sons, and the grandmother of five grandchildren.
Dr. Hurdis Bozeman graduated from Wetumpka High School with honors. Afterward, she attended John M. Patterson State Technical College, where she received her Cosmetology diplomas, state teacher’s license. Therefore, Dr. Bozeman continued her Technical Education Career at Auburn University and Athens State University. During her teaching tenure for Macon County Public Schools System, she was awarded both state and county honor:; District Teacher of the year, District VICA Advisor of the year, State VICA Leadership Team Member and Outstanding Cosmetology Program in Alabama.
Furthermore, in the fall of 1996, Dr. Hurdis Bozeman retired from teaching and went into full time ministry. The teaching and preaching of God’s word took priority in her life and she has served as an ordained minister for 31 years. Within that time, she has authored two books, Lord Why Me and Lord Why Not Me, Storm after Storm. Dr. Hurdis Bozeman has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Christian Counseling, Summit University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Master of Divinity, Global Evangelical Christian College and Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry in Christian Counseling, Summit University. Likewise, Dr. Bozeman has several honorary degrees and the Presidential Community Service Award.
Dr. Hurdis Ophelia Bozeman Motto manages a full plate. She is a wife, a mother, a minister, a teacher and more. In like manner, her favorite saying is, “If I can get one soul saved, then the cycle of saving souls will continue to go on and on.”