Born in Smithfield NC, Sherika Mitchell Stroud is the eldest daughter of Apostle Harold and Pastor Maggie Mitchell. Sherika is married to the love of her life, and childhood sweetheart, Timothy Stroud. They have one son, Jadon Stroud.
She serves as the Executive Pastor at New Beginning Church in Selma NC, under the leadership of Pastor HJ and Lady Keyeria Mitchell. Sherika is also the founder and visionary of her evangelistic ministry, The Recovery Room. Her ministry reaches women from all over the United States, it is the healing place for all women. While Sherika serves in her local church, God has expanded her territory, in 2017 she Founded and became the First National President of Alpha Omega Theta Sorority Inc. This social sorority for women in business has a reach across the entire United States of America with multiple chapters in all 50 states. Sherika believes in helping mankind, it’s her passion and God’s call on her life. Sherika is also an entrepreneur, forming the LLC, United Concepts Consulting LLC, and Stroud Publishing Company all divisions of AOT Holding Company LLC. By trade, she is a strategic business consultant. Her company offers packages that include graphics, publishing, and business coaching. She has developed the popular webinar “Secure the Bag: Social Media Business Marketing” where she helps the business owner develop their business and make money using social media. She teaches how her sorority was able to clear $100,000 within its first year of existence, using social media as its primary advertising platform.
Sherika is also a published author. She is the author of “Recover Strong: 30 Day Devotional Journal, Millennial Daughters: Spiritual Daughters 101, and the compilation book Lipstick Stories. In the meantime, Sherika loves being a wife and mother, singing with her husband who is an accomplished musician playing both the drums and keyboard, reading, great movies, and spending time with her nieces and nephews which are her pride and joy.
Sherika is the eldest sister of Lady Shenika Moore (Pastor Rangel Moore), Pastor Harold “HJ” Mitchell (Lady Keyeria Mitchell.) The Aunt of Little Miss Nora Moore, Little Master Harold Mitchell III, Little Miss Nova Moore Little Master Carson Mitchell, and Little Miss Kensleigh Mitchell, and Little Miss Nola Moore.