About Aileen

Aileen Mitchell Lawrimore: Mother x 3, wife x 30 (years not men), Minister, Speaker, Writer, Retreat Leader, and lover of Books and Beagles. She's got a lot to say.

Aileen is a retreat leader & public speaker: she's led events for all ages, from youth to senior adults. Since August 2018, she's served as pastor of Ecclesia Baptist in Asheville, North Carolina.

  • Is it time to write your college admissions essays? Overwhelmed? Wondering where to start and how you can make your essay stand out? Aileen can help! Contact her to plan a workshop for you and your friends or schedule a private tutoring session. Click here for more information.
  • Planning a retreat for your group? Looking for a speaker? Guess what? Aileen speaks! Click on the link below for a brochure that will give you both topics and testimonials. Go ahead. Check it out!

Aileen completed a Bachelor's in History at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC in 1987; a few years later, she got a Master's in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. Then, at the age of 42, Aileen went back to school for the third time; she completed her Master's in Divinity at Gardner-Webb University in 2010. In 2017, she returned to GWU , entering the Doctorate of Ministry program which she will complete in 2020. Aileen and husband Jay have three adult children and a very needy beagle named Isabella.