CHURCH ministry leaders,
family group and CAMPUS ministry

layi & monica OKESOLA

layi // 804.319.6411 or

monica // 804.477.9789 or

Olayiwola (Layi) and Monica Okesola were born and raised in New York City. They met while attending Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. After graduation, Layi was introduced to God’s kingdom and became a disciple in August of 2005 in Richmond, VA. During this time, the couple broke up to put God first in their lives. Layi encouraged Monica to study the Bible and she became a disciple in September of 2005 in Northern Virginia. They began dating again in January of 2006 and after a year were married in Richmond in 2007.  The Okesola’s have faithfully served in the Singles, the Marrieds - both young and mature, and the Benevolent ministries for over 10 years. God has blessed them with three wonderful children, Kayode, Folakemi, and Sekou.

God has truly blessed our fellowship here in Toledo with many people
from all over who are willing to serve in many different capacities...

SYLVANIA family group

ray & latrice FLOWERS

ray // 734.735.2967 or

latrice // 419.346.4787 or

Ray became a disciple in Detroit,MI he moved to Columbus, OH to help start the church in Columbus in 1996. Latrice became a disciple in Columbus, OH. It was there in Columbus where the two met, dated and were married.  Shortly after their marriage they moved to Toledo, OH to help start the church in Toledo. Ray and Latrice have two boys Raymond IV and Desmond ages 9 and 7. Ray and Latrice currently serve the church working with the marrieds ministry where they focus on helping married couples. They currently reside in Toledo, OH.

PERRYSBURG family group

jeff & beth PURVIS

jeff // 419.472.3721 or

Bio Coming Soon...

TEEN ministry

jeremy & emily MANN

jeremy // 419.508.7034

emily // 419.348.9035

Jeremy was baptized on February 17, 2013 within the campus ministry and interned within the teen ministry during the summer of 2014. Emily was baptized on September 24, 2011 and helped to revive the Campus Ministry at Bowling Green State University in December 2012. Emily was an intern with Jeremy for the teen ministry during the summer of 2014, and began leading along side Jeremy in August of 2014. They were married on September 5, 2015.

HOPEworldwide TOLEDO chapter director


jennie // 419.494.2098 or

Jennie serves as the Chapter Director for the HOPE worldwide Toledo Chapter.  She was converted on campus of Bowling Green State University in 2012, and has since graduated and is now part of the EDGE ministry. Jennie is our liaison to create and find projects for the church to serve the community.

We currently meet at the Discovery Academy Building, in the Chapel
located at 2740 West Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43606