Koren Carmichael Turner was born and raised in Aberdeen, MD, to a very loving and close-knit family. She has traveled the world worshipping God through song. God has opened many doors for her to worship and speak the Word of God. She is very passionate about helping people let go of the past.


Koren believes that we should build ourselves up spiritually as well as naturally.  She is a huge advocate for education, and has a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. She encourages everyone to continue to learn.  It is her daily prayer that God would continually give her wisdom, knowledge, and understanding in all things, both spiritually and naturally. 

"Koren Turner's vocals are
like healing to the soul"

Professionally, Koren is a Subcontracts Manager for Leidos, formally known as Lockheed Martin.  She recently became a Notary Signing Agent, and also sells Traci Lynn Jewelry.  She strives every day to be a Proverbs 31 woman, and believes that we all should have multiple streams of income. She shall be like a tree, planted by the rivers of water; one tree with multiple streams of income!  Her husband and her children call her blessed.


Koren is the proud mother of Harmony. On October 5, 2008, she married Dr. L. LaMont Turner, Pastor of Zion Temple Church, Inc., through this union she gained a son, Lael.  She is enjoying being a First Lady, wife, and mother to two young adults, and loves her extended ZTC family. Life is beautiful!