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Pastor Stephanie

Pastor Stephanie Lashley is married to a phenomenal Man of God, Deacon Victor A. Lashley and has two truly wonderful children and three step children. Elder Steph was raised in the Catholic Church and attended Catholic School from first grade through High school.

In October of 1989 she converted to the Pentecostal faith and joined Greater Emmanuel Temple under the late great Bishop Carolyn A. Webb. Where she cultivated her relationship with God and had her Cornelius experience.  After only two months she was filled with the Holy Ghost and began working in the vineyard immediately. 

Pastor Lashley loves to not only teach but learn.  Her expansive scope of educational acumen includes:

City of Hope Bible College–Bachelors & Masters Degree in Theology and Honorary Doctorate Degree in Philosophy

Union County College-Criminal Justice
Rutgers University-Political Science
Drew University - Institute of Paralegal Studies
Thomas Edison State College-Business, Administration & Marketing
Christian Institute of Divinity Studies - Ministerial Studies –

Licensed Minister & Ordained Elder
PAW NJ District Council Ministerial Institute

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Pastor Stephanie Lashley

Pastor Lashley has served in Ministry for over 29 years in various positions and ministries; Director of  Young People's Dept, Director of Vacation Bible School, Elder over the G.E.T Cranford Outreach Ministry, Conference Coordinator, Married Women's Ministry, Sunday School & Christian Institute of Divinity Studies teacher, Pastor's Aide, Finance & budgeting boards, By-laws Committees, Business consultant, I- Connect Ministry, prayer warrior, alter worker, church administrator, pastoral personal assistant and more. 


Presently Elder has a ministry for Grieving Mothers called MOAN’s – Mother’s of Angels Nearby, a Business to Business Mentoring & Business Man’s Bible Study, Marriage Ministry and Forword Fridays Bible Study beginning in November 2018.  


Additionally, Elder and her husband are the founders of Ringside Rescue – Advocates for At Risk Youth, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting for the youth in their immediate and surrounding communities and owners of Southpaw Gym – Boxing, Muay Thai & Mixed Martial Arts.

Pastor Stephanie holds the office of a Prophet, has preached and ministered nationally.  She is a co-author of an Anthology for Woman.  Is in the process of writing several books, FAME – Forgiving All Mine Enemies, Will The Real Prophets of God Please Stand Up, Nobody Told Me and an Anthology of Grieving Mothers.  Once again, she is an anointed preacher, teacher, faithful worker, has the ministry of giving, a heart for woman, family and young people, but above all is a servant of the Most High God.

"Verily I say unto you, There is no man that have left houses, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, who shall not receive manifold more in this present, and in the world to come life everlasting." 

Luke 18:29-30

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