and is the father of two children: Christopher and Kelly.
As a youth, served as Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent where he
gained knowledge and understanding of the word before his
call into the ministry.
His ministry begun at the age of 18 in Winter Haven under the late Elder Samuel Stevenson, he served two years in Cocoa Beach, FL. as Associate Minister; two years in Lake Alfred, FL.; and five years in Lakeland, FL. as an Assistant Pastor.
Pastor Lawrence learned how to cultivate his spiritual gifts early in his ministry.
Being led of the Holy Spirit, in agreement with his
Pastor, Elder Senior Lewis, began a Bible Study and Prayer Service in members' homes where many were blessed and delivered.
Determined to relocate into a new church home, Pastor Lawrence and his congregation, led of the Holy Spirit, would often gather on Sundays after morning worship to pray for a new building.
On February 22, 1992, the new building was dedicated at its present location on 1007 North Myrtle Avenue.
has continued to promote ongoing church programming including dynamic bible study classes, miracle prayer meetings and community outreaches and hospital and home visitation.
As pastor, he seeks not only to teach but also to inspire, revitalize and motivate his members to walk dutifully in the ways of the Lord.
Presently, Pastor Lawrence serves in the following capacities: