Next LWCCIM Live Online Experience | Wednesday, September 9, 2020

leaders

PASTORS

Bishop Oral St.P. Walters

Senior Pastor
Mr. Oral St. Patrick Walters is the Senior Pastor at Living Word Christian Center International Ministries, a Church who's mission is to "Shape a Generation for the Kingdom of God". Pastor Walters is known for his passion and desire to do the will of God with a spirit of excellence. His motto, “When excellence becomes tradition, there is no end to greatness.”

Sandra J. Walters

Executive Pastor
Mrs. Sandra Walters is the Executive Pastor of the Living Word Christian Center where her emphasis is to maintain the daily administering of the church and its' departments with effectiveness, efficiency and excellence. She is committed to working and walking alongside her husband  in ministry (Pastor Oral Walters); together they are determined to shape a generation through Worship, Education and Outreach.
STAFF

Elder Marcia Young

Music | Choir Director
Leads the team members, and visitors alike with a great sense of awareness and a Shepherd's heart into genuine and participative worship to God through Holy Spirit.. She leads through a creative lens that recognizes the culture in which she is  living and serving, with the ability to engage the hearts of people across generational lines.

Elder Ronnie Gumbs

Missions Director
Elder Ronnie Gumbs lead the effort to maintain a comprehensive missions program in the church and is responsible for exploring missions opportunities, keeping the church informed regarding potential and ongoing missions involvement and serving as a liaison between the church and missionaries.  She consistently researches, locate, validate and follow up on missions projects, opportunities, needs within the local community and foreign mission fields.

Elder Junie Roberts

College Liaison
She dedicates are self to God to make sure students are prepared and secured in the Word of God before going to college.  She is dedicated by ensuring they themselves set their mind on things above, on the glory of Christ, and their identity in Him, instead of finding their identity in grades, performance, or the opinions of others (Colossians 3:2-3).  She fervently prays and encourage college students to prioritize God in their schedule.

Elder Cholla Williamson

Outreach Director
Elder Cholla Williamson is a person with a passion for people and for serving others.  She effectively ensures the presence and support of LWCCIM as needed in the community, She proactively engage community relationships to mine for outreach opportunities and  identifies special project needs within our church all while ensuring LLWCCIM is making a difference in the community.

Elder Maureen Burrowes

Prayer Ministry Director
Elder Maureen Burrowes organizes, schedules, and provides general leadership for the church’s prayer activities. Together with the Pastors, the prayer coordinator gives energy and direction to the church’s prayer organization.  Helps raise up and train prayer leaders who can establish and lead small group prayer.  Assists the pastoral staff in raising up their personal intercessory prayer support teams.

Elder Nicole Williams

Education Director
Elder Nicole Williams believes in preparing leaders to step up and serve, we must equip them for a different kind of leadership than the world promotes. We must teach them to be humble, sacrificial, knowledgable, wise and courageous. The responsibility of leading in the church is not to be taken lightly, and the kind of servant leadership Jesus modeled doesn’t come naturally. That is why it so important to provide all of the leaders in our churches, from the small group leader to the elders and pastors, with the training and wisdom they need to protect the peace and purity of our churches.

Elder Angella Smikle

Greeter Director
Elder Angella Smikle ultimate goal of the Christian community is to help people build a relationship with God, with others, and with the church. The first step is to say, "Welcome!”.  She welcomes guests effectively as they arrive for our Worship experience and special events. She is the first face of our LWCCIM.

Evangelist Michelle Richards-Phillips

Community Liaison
Evangelist Michele Richards is a woman of prayer.  She has a strong desire to see souls won and is therefore; have a strong desire to represent LWCCIM in the local Christian Coalition chapter, which includes helping the Bishop Oral Walters initiate and facilitate civic involvement among the church congregation.

Deacon Brian & Mrs. Novia Bent

Covenant Partner Director
Mr. & Mrs Bent believe and support a variety of activities both spiritual & social that will strengthen marriages, encourage and equip each couple to Make Disciples of Christ Jesus that make a difference!  The marriage ministry's vision  supports the vision of the LWCCIM.  Their mission is to provide biblically-based resources to help you build an emotionally and spiritually healthy marriage.

Deacon Prince Ihesiulo

Men's Ministry Director
Connects men with each other and with God through regular events, classes, and community. Deacon Prince is dedicated through prayer moving guys from acquaintances to brotherhood and creating a generation of men dedicated to the Kingdom.  His purpose is to bring men of all ages together to strengthen relationships and comaraderie and to reach out to our friends, family, and community with the message of God's love.

Yoland Innis

Youth Director
Ms. Yoland Innis works with the Pastors, staff, and volunteers to oversee Christian education for children from Pre-K through twelfth grade, including Sunday morning programs and special family events. She has a heart of understanding and enjoyment for children and their families as she's led to guide their spiritual development. She is the face, soul and spirit of children's spiritual formation on Sunday mornings, children's ministry events, youth group, VBS, baptism and mission trips.

Mildred Younge

Senior Ministry Director
Sister Mildred Younge strongly believes whether it is training a younger generation, sharing wisdom, or recounting God’s faithfulness in times of peril, older adults have an important function in the kingdom of God. Such ministry must seek to minister to, with, and from older adults.  We live in a world that frequently marginalizes and dismisses the role and value of older adults. This must not be so for God’s people, for older adults play a vital role in the life of the church.

Kathie Forgues

Dance Ministry Director
Sister Kathie Forgues wholeheartedly believes in ministering the gospel through various forms of visual interpretation including sign language, step, and mime ministering during worship services and produces an emotional rendition of the Crucifixion each Easter. They minister at venues that include weddings, city/community events, outdoor outreach, and area nursing homes. Because of the sincerity and passion of Kathie, this ministry  has mentored other churches to establish Mime and Praise Dance ministries.

Randy Liburd, Sr.

Marketing and Communications Director
Brother Randy Liburd, Sr., has a heart for reaching people.  He's responsible for the internal and external communication activities of LWCCIM. Being spiritually-led by God, he markets the church through advertising, public relations,  traditional, electronic, and emerging media,. He joyously oversees and is “hands-on” with both internal and external communications activities aggressively seeking to foster the church’s mission and vision..

Faithlyn Muir

Living Word TV Director
Sister Faithlyn Muir oversees the television ministry.  She believes this is a vital ministry that reaches the homebound and the un-churched as well as our members that enjoy watching This ministry is very important, especially to members of our community who are unable to get out of their homes and attend a church service.These viewers are greatly enriched by the televised service.

James McIntosh

Security Director
Brother James McIntosh provides protection to all people attending church services and special events.  His heart and mindset of protecting others provides him willingness to sacrifice “attending” services and events as a participant to be able to put the well-being of others before himself, or your families lives while at the church's building. He demonstrates proper gun safety and possesses the dedication to commit to it.

Sister Agatha Baptiste

Visitation | Shut-In

Donovan Roberts

Transportation Director

David McEwan

Band Ministry Director

Precious Harvey

Video Director

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Elder Marcia Young
Sister Novia Bent
Deacon Prince Ihesiulo
Elder Marcia Plummer
Deacon Joseph Daye
Brother Brian Bent
Sister Leba Humphrey