Rev. Marissa R. Farrow, a Native of Baltimore MD, was born on June 19, 1989 to Bishop Robert E. Farrow and Evangelist Jacqueline Farrow, Pastors of Mt. Calvary Church & Ministries, where Marissa had her beginnings in ministry. Marissa attributes her ministerial start to one “Good Friday Morning” when asked by her father to stand in for a pastor who was unable to make their annual Seven Last Words service. It was from that moment that at the age of 14, Marissa found herself stepping out of the backgrounds of ministry, to the forefront when she began speaking for diverse occasions in the city of Baltimore. On March 4, 2007, Marissa began her public ministry by preaching her Initial Sermon at Mt. Calvary Church and Ministries; a sermon entitled “The Unshakable Call” from Jeremiah 4:1-9 and Psalms 27. In June of that same year, Marissa graduated with academic honors as well as military honors from Meade Sr. High School. Upon graduating, she began matriculating as a Biology Pre-Med major at Delaware State University. In her pursuit of educational success she found herself on a 7 year journey to complete her degree, and in December of 2017 Marissa completed that journey and proudly holds a Bachelor’s Of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC; where she also is a proud Spring 2015 initiate of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. She is currently enrolled at Morgan State University seeking a Masters in Business Administration Degree where she is expected to graduation Summer of 2023. Marissa prays that her academic journey will empower young people everywhere to know that it’s never too late to do what you should have done! In August of 2013, she was ordained in the Northeast Freewill Baptist Convention. Marissa has been privileged to sit under great leadership and glean from the teachings of her father, Bishop Robert E. Farrow, and currently serves as the Preaching Assistant and Minister to Young Adults at The Greater Allen AME Cathedral of New York, under the Pastoral leadership of Rev. Dr. Floyd & Elaine Flake and attributes much gratitude to many great leaders who have impacted her preaching ministry and her personal pursuit of living a life of integrity. Since that time Marissa has been blessed to travel and preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Reaching national platforms before the age of 30; bringing her to share for the international AIM Convention for the Church of God in Christ INC., The international Pastors and leaders conference for the Full Gospel Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Joseph Walker, and the Woman Thou Art Loosed Master Class for Bishop T.D. Jakes at the Potters House of Dallas, TX. She has been blessed to minister live from The Word Network Studios in Detroit, Michigan and has also been featured in various written publications as a young leader in the church. One of her proudest accomplishments are her two published writings entitled Delivered From Dysfunction & The Amazing Weight. In the secular, she proudly is the CEO and Founder of Brown By Marissa, M.Renee Photography & Creative group Marissa is on a kingdom move for God and will not stop until she pursues the purpose God has for her. She loves the Lord and desires to create a ministry that will break marketplace barriers. She is an advocate for youth, women, & leaders. Her greatest desire is to serve God and be an agent of change wherever she may go!
Victoria Curry Hicks is an innovative, creative individual with a motivation to inform, inspire, educate, and impact. Victoria has a Master of Science degree in Education. She uses her knowledge, experience, and love for children to help her be a blessing in the lives of the youth she oversees weekly. Victoria is currently an elementary school teacher and an adjunct professor at a local community college. A servant at heart, Mrs. Hicks finds great joy in serving others and mentoring young women especially young mothers. Victoria is also the Founder and CEO of a lifestyle brand The Victoria Hicks Brand, LLC. whose aim is to inspire, guide, motivate, and amplify black women across multiple touch points. Through our services, products, and courses we strive to curate opportunities for black women to know their purpose, operate in purpose and live on purpose. Victoria is also the creator and host of the WHERE DO I FIT IN? Virtual Talk Show where she streams on Facebook and Youtube covering various topics that affect the millennial black woman. Experiencing a plethora of growing pains as a Pastor’s Kid of a prominent pastor propelled Elder Hicks to found “The Pastor Kids Coalition”. “The Pastor Kids Coalition” is a ministry providing a “safe haven” for Pastor Kids all across the world. Elder Victoria Curry Hicks is married to Minister Johnie B. Hicks, III and they are the proud blended family of two daughters Damari and Jia. Victoria Curry Hicks is a living testimony of the faithfulness of God. She has learned that God’s grace is sufficient, and His power is made perfect in her weakness.
Amanda Crabb along with her husband, Aaron, are the Senior Pastors of Restoring Hope Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee. They have been married since 2003 and have 4 children; Elijah, Eva, Ean & Eda-Beth. Aaron and Amanda Crabb are no strangers to ministry. Their music has crossed genres, generational boundaries, as well as denominational barriers. They have seen what the power of worship can do in the presence of thousands as well as calm their little daughter in a Vanderbilt trauma unit. They understand that worship is the breaking of ground to prepare for a seed to be sown. Pastor Amanda is a featured conference speaker known for her distinctive message delivery and obedience to the Holy Spirit.
Joycelyn E. Barnett “ A Prophet to the nations, commissioned to dismantle territorial assignments of the enemy and to “win the lost at any cost.” Born in West Palm Beach, Florida, during her early years, the family moved to Brooklyn, New York where she received her formative education through the New York Public School System. She later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Herbert Lehman College in Bronx, New York. Evangelist Barnett is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God, headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee. She answered the call to ministry after many years of rebelling against the truth. Upon her conversion, Evangelist Barnett began preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ worldwide. Her heart and passion for Missions, Souls, and a genuine love for God’s people, have afforded her the opportunity to minister in China and South Africa. She is an avid learner of the Word of God and has authored several books to encourage and strengthen the body of Christ, “The Loneliness of Leadership” and “A Guide to Spiritual Warfare.” The prophetic mantle rests heavily on Pastor Barnett and she has touched many lives. She is a willing labourer seeking to heal the harvest for Jesus Christ. Currently, she serves as the Senior Pastor of Legacy Worship Center, in West Palm Beach Florida.