Leadership

 
Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are servants
who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.
 
Elder Levi and 1st Lady Tena Adams, Sr. – Founder & Pastor
 
Pastor Adams has been a resident of the Roseland community over 40 years. He is the husband of one wife (Tena) and the father of 8 children, one preceding him in death. He is known for being a hard worker and a strong believer of family togetherness. He has been an outstanding citizen in the community and a trustworthy man in the church. He has allowed God to take full control and guide him through every aspect of his life. Pastor Adams has served at Lighthouse since its inception.
Lighthouse Ministers
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Eld Nathaniel Larkin
Psalms 51:1
“Have mercy upon me O God according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my
transgressions.”
 
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Evg. Theresa English
Psalm 23:1
“The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want.”
 
 
 
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Eld. Wendell Purham
Phil 4:13 
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Min. Manuella Harris
Psalm 17:15
“As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
6Evg. Rose Johnson
Psalm 34:1
“I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.”
Department Chair-Leaders
 
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Min. Cynthia Wilson
Sisterhood Chairlady
 

We provide all women the opportunity to join together, to develop a spirit of camaraderie and to become involved in our church life.

To support the needs of our church, the spiritual education of our youth, and acts of compassion, faith, love and joy through fundraising.

We believe in the support of one another, the church and our fellow sister churches.

 
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Min. Darrell Anderson
Minister of Music
 

The Bible has a lot to say about music and Minister Darrell’s role is to lead the church in the worshipping of God that matches the character of God. His skill is a gift given from God through the Holy Spirit. He has worked as a manager, producer and sound engineer to some. He is eager to share his gifts with the church. Minister Darrell is known for expressing his love for God. He expresses God’s hand in his life experiences through his music. Being sure he is giving God all the Glory.

 
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Sis. Danielle Adams
Missionary Chairlady
 

We are called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ. To maintain the worship of God, and to inspire in all persons a love for Christ, a passion for righteousness, and a consciousness of their duties to God and their fellow human beings. We demonstrate His Spirit through worship, witnessing, and ministry to the needs of the people of this church and the community.

 
 
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Deacon Rodney Harris, Sr
Sunday School Superintendent
 
Sunday school is one of the most vital parts of ministry as one learns and discovers who God truly is and who they can become through God’s transformative word. Our desire is that new and seasoned members will become active participants in Sunday school to build their knowledge about God and to enrich their lives through the teaching and illustration of God’s holy word. We offer weekly engaging classes for preschoolers through adulthood. 
 
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Sis. Valorie Anderson
Praise & Worship Leader
 

God-honoring worship is something we strive for. Praise and worship is a supernatural experience. It is a ministry given to assist others in that experience. It is not entertainment or an art. Sis Valorie creates an atmosphere where the Spirit of God can move among the people and do a work in their hearts and body, as they open their mouths and cry out to Him.

 
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Sis. Chamell Purham
Youth President
 

Life can get complicated once you cross the threshold of becoming a teen, to young adult. There are complicated decisions, and serious relationship decisions youths are making. Sis Chamell provides a welcoming atmosphere for youths to come to receive natural and spiritual guidance. By helping and shaping them in becoming successful individuals and teaching them to know their main responsibility as children of God; and that is to know Him and seek His will for their lives.

 
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Deacon Bruce Talbert
Brotherhood Chairman
 

Accountability among men is an act of integrity. Accountability is designed to protect, encourage and develop men of all ages. Brother Bruce focuses on preparing men to be spiritual and emotional leaders. He deals with the issues of family, identity and crisis. He has worked for the Lord ever since he walked through the church doors.