Welcome to the official website of Arlecia “Dr. Lecia” Simmons, Ph.D., M.Div., who is a Marketplace Ministry Consultant, speaker, and author helping churches reach people where they are. Dr. Lecia provides consulting services to churches, non-profits, and religious organizations.


Your Markeplace Ministry Consultant

Dr. Arlecia Simmons coaches church and nonprofit leaders on how to leverage social media and technology to reach people where they are.

Gullah Culture Ambassador

Dr. Arlecia Simmons is a proud native of Charleston, South Carolina. The Gullah Culture has had a profound impact on her life, and through her work as a Gullah Culture Ambassador, she continues to share and educate groups on the culture and history.


Services & Consultations Offered

Vocational Coaching for Female Ministers

Gullah Lectures & Presentations

Speech Writing Help

Marketplace Ministry Consultations

Owning Your Voice & Telling Your Story

Social Media Planning & Management

New Release from Dr. Lecia

DISCLAIMER: If you ordered a copy of Diggin’ For Intimacy prior to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, there may be a delay with your order due to a production error that was detected. The author is working with the platform to resolve the matter. If you have any questions or receive a copy of the book that was ordered before the time above, please let us know.

Amazon Bestseller in Gender & Sexuality in Religious Studies.

Diggin’ for Intimacy: Sex, Sensuality, and Loving God is a spiritual autobiography that allows readers to journey alongside the writer as they explore their own beliefs about intimacy while developing a relationship with God.

Now Available on Amazon!