To this union, two children were born; Annette Shannon- Falkner and Joseph L. Shannon, Jr.
...Missionary Shannon heard and accepted the call of the Lord to the ministry.In 1990, she became a licensed Evangelist Missionary under the leadership of Supervisor Louise Secret.When Pastor Shannon was appointed to GSP on August 4, 1985, Missionary Shannon became the First Lady of the Greater St. Paul Ministries Church of God in Christ.She
has been the First Lady of the Eastern District for the past 15 years. (if possible combine the next paragraph with this one)Missionary Shannon is the president of the Greater St. Paul Women's Department and is a faithful third generation Church of God in Christ member.She
has held many positions on the local, district, and state levels.She has served as the Nebraska Jurisdictional State Minister of Music, the State Women's Department Financial Secretary, Vice President of the Pastors' and Ministers' Wives Circle and has recently been elevated to the position of President of this ministry.Missionary Shannon has also served as Director of the GSP Children's Church.
Over the past seven years, she
has successfully presided over the life changing and empowering Woman to Woman's
Conference at Greater St. Paul
.She serves as the Minister of Music and teaches the weekly Newcomers Class. Missionary Shannon is employed as a Family Room Liaison with the Omaha Public Schools.
In this position she
mentors many children and assists their families.She
has been instrumental in implementing intra-school tutoring with junior and senior high students and established a parental forum for families to share their concerns.Through Missionary Shannon, Greater St. Paul Ministries became recognized as an Omaha Public Schools Tutorial Site.The Omaha Public School system bestowed on her the Volunteer of the Year award for her work with Greater St. Paul's After School Academy.
Along with her
many responsibilities and accomplishments, she
is most proud to be a saved and Holy Ghost filled woman of God.