Rachael Mann has had a passion to perform since she was a little girl. From her first church performance at 10 years old to opening for Kirk Franklin for an audience of 12,000, Rachael has always known her ministry would be with music. Since the start of her music career, she has shared the stage and opened for top named artists Jars of Clay, Phil Keaggy, Hezekiah Walker, John P. Kee, J. Moss, Marvin Sapp, Salvador, Big Daddy Weave, Kirk Franklin, Lincoln Brewster and more. At the age of 20, Rachael released her first CD, “Unbelievable Love”, which she co-wrote with artist/producer Marc Phillips. The track “Satisfied” from that CD debuted on local radio station, 93.7 WDJC in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2009, another local radio station, 88.9 Moody Radio South, featured Rachael as their local artist spotlight of the week and played her song “The Road”, a duet with Wes Hampton of the Gaither Vocal Band, on their station. During that same year, Rachael began leading worship for the men and women of the National Guard across the South and still continues to do to this day. Rachael has made appearances on local and National television. She was featured as a background singer on the Inspiration Network’s I Gospel and performed as a musical guest on Atlanta Live. She has been an extra in music videos for Salvador, Casting Crowns, Brandon Heath, Trip Lee, and Group 1 Crew and more. In both 2008 and 2009, Rachael was nominated for Rhythm and Praise Album of the Year and the Servitude Award for the Alabama Gospel and Hip Hop Awards. In June of 2009 and November of 2010, Rachael went to the Nations of Cambodia, Thailand and Nepal on a mission trip where she was able to lead worship to thousands who had not heard of the Gospel. In November of 09′, she visited Israel and Jordan where she was able to study the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Rachael was also able to act a CBN 700 Club story about Tracy Judkins in 2010 which is available to see on Youtube.com and CBN.com. She has also lent her voice to several commercials and jingles including a McDonald’s,
The Extraordinary Women Worship project with Michael O’Brien of Newsong, Williamson Medical Center for Nashville, Tennessee, a documentary for Gospel For Asia and Mattress Max for Birmingham, Alabama. She has also written with many singer/songwriters including Krissy Nordhoff (Co-writer of “Your Great Name” by Natalie Grant) and Rhyan Shirley (Co-writer of “You Are” by Colton Dixon.) In 2011, Rachael released her new single, “Breakthrough”, produced by Tre’ Corley (Jason Crabb, Melinda Doolittle, Wess Morgan and more), which has made it on the airwaves of 93.7 WDJC and 95.7 Gospel Jamz in Birmingham, Alabama and 91.3 The Fix in Northern Alabama. Also in 2011, Rachael was chosen as one of 12 finalists throughout the Country for the first ever Christian Women In Media Associations artist showcase. In 2012, Rachael came out with her new song “Pieces” which was also produced by Tre’. This song was featured on The Ronnie Bruce Show on 93.7 WDJC and the Praisehouse.com and is available on Itunes.com and Amazon.com. Also in 2012, Rachael co-wrote a song with singer/songwriter, Erica Lane, called “Under God.” The song is featured on the US Wings’ Company’s first album, “Believe In America.” She also leads worship in many churches and ministers at places in Nashville like the Nashville Rescue Mission, The Room In The Inn, The Hope Center for Women, Curb Café and more. Currently, Rachael is working on a new EP with Tre’ Corley that will be released in 2013! She also has been featured as a guest on Praise With Lord on TBN and Be With People On WSMV Channel 4 News in Nashville. In April of 2013, Rachael led worship for the National Christian Women In Media Association Conference in Dallas, Texas which included speakers and artists Ruth Graham, Thelma Wells, Shelia Walsh and more. She also lent her voice for a documentary for Gospel For Asia called Veil of Tears featuring Natalie Grant. Through music, Rachael’s dream is to share Christ with a generation and World that desperately needs to hear the Gospel.
“I have known Rachael and her family for a number of years through my capacity as one of the pastors at Church of the Highlands. Rachael is an active Christian witness having a strong desire to use her God given talent to testify of the Lord’s goodness. Rachael takes her calling seriously and pursues it with passion. I recommend Rachael to any individual, organization, or group that is considering her. “- Marcus Wright-Pastor Church of the Highlands, Rachael Mann
” To Whom It May Concern, I would like to offer my highest recommendation for Rachael Mann for employment within a church music ministry. She is a sincere Believer…I have been one of her pastors for the last fifteen years and know her very well. She is an outstanding soloist and worship leader…we have her lead music at our church every chance we get. She has a special gift for interpretation of the songs that she sings. I hope that you will get to here her sing! She is also a genuine joy with which to serve! “- Pastor John Mount, Rachael Mann
SUBJECT: Chaplain Letter of Reference
I have known and worked with Rachael Mann over the past 3 years and found her to be motivated and professional in all endeavors. I was impressed with Rachael’s compassion for patients and staff as well as her ability to establish and maintain rapport. Her professional demeanor and sincere manner of relating served her well. As a Minster of Music, Rachael provided spiritual support at my request at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, Memphis Air National Guard, and the Birmingham Air National Guard. It was in this capacity that I got to know the first class music ministry of Rachael Mann.
Rachael’s expertise in the areas of music ministry enhances her effectiveness in the both the military and Veteran setting catering to situations running the gamut between the joyful and the distressed. Her heart and passion for ministry drew attendees as she was sought out for ministry after each performance. Rachael Mann has been recognized for her dedication and hard work in addressing various challenges that otherwise would not be addressed especially with our female populace.
Rachael is a talented individual with an engaging personality. Rachael Mann has a perceptive and personal approach which is an asset when working with people of diverse backgrounds. She is a true team player who displays compassion and enthusiasm. Her positive upbeat attitude is infectious and inspires those who are struggling emotionally and spiritually. Her level of experience is clearly evident in her roles as a music minister.
JOHN BAILEY, Capt, USAF
Protestant Chaplain, 117th ARW