Sheila Weber is the co-founder of the New York Fellowship. Sheila has been a guest on more than 500 radio and TV programs as spokesperson for a variety of causes.
A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Sheila has worked as a U.S. Senate press aide, a staff writer at"McCall's" magazine, an actress and media spokesperson for the JESUS film project, solo vocalist, and director of public relations for a large international rehabilitation facility. Sheila has an honors degree in Journalism and Economics from American University, and was a President's Scholar for her Masters in Management (public policy focus) from New York University. Sheila is director of many public relations and communications endeavors - The National Preaching Initiative sponsored by The Wilberforce Forum, the Bible Literacy Project; an effort to increase study and literacy of the Bible in American public schools, and THE BETTER HOUR; a documentary film about William Wilberforce, which aired on national public television. She attained prestige media coverage for two renowned scholarly reports; " Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Childbearing" and "For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture" -released.
In 2010 Sheila launched a new collaborative effort to celebrate National Marriage Week USA to strengthen marriage and reduce divorce rates, for which she has published many national commentaries and been featured on national TV news.
She served six years on the Vestry of Calvary-St. George's Church, a dual parish, located on historic Gramercy and Stuyvesant Parks. Sheila has been vitally instrumental in supervising and managing The New York Fellowship which serves an ongoing hospitality ministry of fellowship, outreach events, dinner gatherings, overnight guests, and hosting travelers from around the world, through the New York Fellowship hospitality house in midtown Manhattan. She and B.J. raised their son and daughter in midtown Manhattan, both of whom are married with children. Sheila's newest and greatest joy is their five grandchildren, two in NYC and three in Austin, TX.