Minister Dennis Griffin
Minister Shawn Hunter-Little
Minister Allan Irizarry-Graves
A native of Youngstown, OH, Minister Allan Irizarry-Graves, was born January 29, 1991, to the late Deacon Paul Graves, Sr. and Mrs. Sandra Smith-Graves. He has thirteen brothers and sisters. He came to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and was baptized within the faith community of the Tabernacle Baptist Church in January 2001 (Youngstown, Ohio). Minister Allan was licensed to preach within that same community under the leadership of Pastor Christopher McKee, Jr. in November 2014.
A proud product of the Youngstown City School District, Minister Allan went on to matriculate at Youngstown State University, graduating in 2012 with an Associates of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Social Work. Currently, he is attending Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania pursuing a Master of Divinity (Urban Ministry).
Allan’s favorite scripture is Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.”
Reverend Kenneth Manigault
Minister John Owens
Minister John Owens is a native of Cleveland, OH born to Pastor Ronald Owens (Inez Owens) and Ms. Nicole Owens. He has seven brothers and sisters. He came to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and was baptized within the Blessed Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Cleveland, OH. Minister Owens was licensed to preach at the Greater Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Ronald Owens in May, 2015.
Minister Owens graduated form Cleveland School of the Arts in May, 2013 and went on to Eastern Gateway Community College to major in Early Childhood Education. He plans to graduate in 2018 at which point he intends to attend the seminary of God's choosing.
John's favorite scripture is I. Timothy 4:12, "Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity."
Minister Geanitti Patterson
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