Harold and Phareta have one son, Kevin who lives in the Atlanta area. Harold was a teacher in Mobile, Alabama until 1979 when they made the decision to move to West Monroe, Louisiana to attend
the White’s Ferry Road School of Biblical Studies. They worked with the church in Iowa for 9 years before moving to Traverse City, Michigan in 1989 serving the Lord there for almost 19 years. July
1st of 2008 they moved to Elyria, Ohio and pray that the Lord will bless the Family of God at East Broad Street in a powerful and productive way.
Our ladies are active in keeping the churches social calendar full while they also are active in making small stuffed animals for children that must visit the local hospital. They are also active
in a hopital visitation ministry.
Many of our women are active in teaching our children’s classes as well. We believe our mission is to take the gospel to a lost and dying world as we are instructed in the Great Commission: "Go
into all the world and preach he gospel to all creation" (Mark 16:15).
We also believe our purpose, as the church, is to help Christians develop to a maturity to be Christ-like: for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the
body of Christ; until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of
Christ (Ephesians 4:12, 13).
Our desire is to reflect the First Century church as close as we can understand. This applies not only to worship, but in dedication to the Apostles teaching, prayer, and to fellowship as
If you are local and looking for a church home, we would welcome you to come and become part of our family. If you are traveling through our area we would be honored for you to visit us.