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Meet Elder
Charisse L. Crump

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Mrs. Charisse L. Crump has been involved in Christian ministry all of her adult life and serves alongside her husband, Bishop Chris A. Crump.  As an insightful speaker, she draws heavily from her education and background in Communication, Management, Church Leadership, Pastoral Care and Counseling.  


First Lady Crump is a native of Canton, Ohio and raised with a strong church influence in the Church of God in Christ, Inc.  She has an unwavering commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ, the integrity of His Holy Word, and a love for His people!  


Affectionately referred to as “Lady C”, by the Unity Christian Fellowship congregation, she has a vested interest in the wellbeing of young adult women and their families.  First Lady Crump is dedicated to empowering, educating and assisting with the alleviation of the many stressors affecting Christian families.  


First Lady Crump plays an active role at Unity Christian Fellowship in Columbus, Ohio where her husband serves as Founding and Senior Pastor. First Lady Crump serves as the President of the Ladies of Grace Women’s Ministry.  


First Lady Charisse Crump was previously appointed in The United Body of Christ Multicultural Fellowship of Churches, and served as the National Women’s President.


Lady Crump is a part of the Morning Team delivering news, sports, and trending topics. She also hosts her own weekly radio talk show, “The Rise & Shine Talk Show with Lady C.”


First Lady Crump holds her B.A. in Communication from the University of Toledo and her M.A. in Pastoral Care and Professional Counseling from Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Lady Crump is the founder of Rise & Shine Counseling and Consulting, LLC, where she provides counseling and life coaching to individuals, couples and families. 


First Lady Crump is an inspiration and mentor to women everywhere.  She is authentic and committed to helping women discover their purpose and reach their highest potential in Christ.  First Lady Crump believes that every day we are to “Rise and Shine!”

Be sure to check out Lady C and all things Rise and Shine at

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