Staff

 

Rev. Thomas Stokes Sr - Minister of Administration and Mrs. Patricia Stokes - Activity Coordinator and Sunday School Director

Thomas and Patricia Stokes came to the Highest Praise in 2009. Since their arrival, they have been a great blessing in many areas of the church ministry. Reverend Stokes is currently the church Minister of Administration. Sister Stokes is the Activity Coordinator and Sunday School Director. Reverend Stokes is a gifted teacher and preacher, and he  regularly teach and preach weekly services at the church. Reverend Stokes is a General License Minister of the United Pentecostal Church International and has earned a BA Degree in Business Administration, Associate Degree in Business Administration , and an Associate Degree in Accounting from Sullivan University in Louisville, KY. He is also the church budget accountants. All three of their boys are very involved in almost every ministry in the church. Their lovely daughter Lakesha Young is married to Bro. Paul Young with one son, and one daughter living in Canada. We are very thankful for the hard work and commitment of this awesome couple at the Highest Praise Apostolic Ministries.

 

 

Christopher Stokes - Youth Pastor & Brandy Stokes - Praise Team Leader

Christopher and Brandy Stokes came to the Highest Praise in 2009 and were married in June of 2010. Christopher is currently the Youth Pastor, Teen Sunday School Teacher and supports the Music Ministry. Sister Brandy is the Praise Team Leader, coordinates the Drama Team, supports the Youth Ministry and Women of Excellence. Christopher and Brandy are a constant source of strength for our leadership and youth in the church.

 

 

 

 Bro. Thomas Stokes & Linda Stokes - Director of Ushers and Hostesses

Thomas is our church head usher, sound booth person, men ministry coordinator, Sunday school bus ministry and Linda Stokes is a Sunday school teacher and nursery class teacher. They are a great blessing to the church in so many ways. Sister Linda is part of the Praise team, and Drama team. She also supports the Women of Excellence Ministry and Children’s Church. It is wonderful blessing to have great young leaders like Thomas and Linda at the Highest Praise Ministries.