First Lady Debra A. Pierce is well known for her cheerful spirit and her willingness to worship. She is a licensed minister of the Gospel who enjoys spreading the good news of Jesus Christ through teaching. She is a leader who knows that the true meaning of living a righteous life consists of seeking God through your prayer life, your praise, and through your worship. She is a firm believer that you should walk worthy, walk in unity and most importantly, “Walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us…” (Ephesians 5:2a)

First Lady Debra was born and raised in Buffalo, New York where her parents taught her, as a child, to become and remain the Woman of God that she is today. In addition to her singing ministry, she served faithfully alongside her husband in Kannapolis, NC until her return back to Mount Zion.
She is currently the First Lady of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro, Inc. where she works diligently, in the service of the Lord, with her husband, Senior Pastor, Bishop Bryan J. Pierce, Sr. She faithfully serves as Worship Leader and the Leader for the Daughters of Destiny Ministry. She believes that in order to serve God, we must learn to become transparent and willing servants of one another.
First Lady Debra is grateful to God for placing her in a position to be a helpmeet to a wonderful man of God. Under his tutelage, she has learned so many life-changing lessons, but most importantly, she has learned how to walk in the will of God and to accept the plans He has for her. First Lady Debra and Bishop Bryan J. Pierce, Sr. are the proud parents of four children and seven grandchildren.