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Trinity United Methodist Church
1413 So. Union
Roswell, New Mexico 88203


Rev. Layloni Drake, Pastor
Reverend Drake was born into an Air Force family at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. She
lived in 7 places in 7 years. Settling in El Paso, Texas at age 7, she graduated
from Coronado High School in 1974. She graduated from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas
in 1978 with a BA in Religion and from Asbury Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 1981.
She pastored Cloudcroft UMC and Wesley United Methodist Church in Alamogordo.
She entered the Air Force as a chaplain in 1984. Afterwards, she served churches in El Paso,
Gallup, Albuquerque, Clovis, and Snyder, Texas. She married Raymond Craig while in the military.
She has three grown children who live in Albuquerque. Reverend Drake began serving
Trinity United Methodist Church in Roswell, NM on July 1st, 2018.


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