about us

Our Mission is to Reach up, Reach out , Gather in and Send out.

 

God has given us a VISIONto be a ministry based on the uncompromising Word of God and specializing in the restoration of the whole man, spirit, soul and body.  We are a WELLthat provides living water for those recovering from addictions, unemployment, battling homelessness and returning residents.  This is how we use the Gospel of Jesus Christ to serve our community.

our pastors
Rev. Donald F. Conerly

Senior Pastor

pastor@lwcmi.org

 

Pastor Donald has pastored numerous men in various prisons, ministered in various Drug and Alcohol Recovery Programs and helped 100’s of homeless men transform their lives through teaching them the Word of God.

He has a strong desire to give back and help men and women overcome issues resulting from addiction and incarceration. On any given morning you can find him at the Catholic Charities Recovery Program and Homeless Shelter at 801 East working out, reading his Bible and ministering to the men who reside there.,

On Monday evenings, he leads a Men’s Bible Study at 801 and helps the men build a spiritual foundation. He reminds them of their value as men, husbands, son and brothers, all while imparting the message of God’s love. He encourages the men to take their rightful place as spiritual leaders in their homes, workplaces, and communities and eventually impact the entire world. He also leads a Bible Study on Friday evenings in collaboration with Jubilee Jobs, Inc.  with men and women who are struggling to put their lives back together after incarceration, abuse and addiction issues.

Pastor Donald was a member of World Changers Church in Atlanta, Georgia under the leadership of Dr. Creflo and Taffi Dollar before relocating to the Maryland area. Upon moving to Maryland, he became a partner at Spirit of Faith Christian Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland under the leadership of Drs. Mike and Dee Dee Freeman.

Rev. Jacqueline D. Conerly

Pastor

pastor@lwcmi.org

Pastor Jacqueline lives and walks in the integrity called for by the Lord Jesus Christ. She seeks to do the work of a servant leader. She serves as a Volunteer Associate Chaplain at DC Jail and CTF in Washington, DC.
 She has ministered at various churches, Women's conferences, provided outreach ministry to women and men in prison, homeless shelters, Recovery Programs and Nursing Homes. Her life’s call is to bring healing and transformation to broken lives through the application of the Word of God.

 

Pastor Jacqueline grew up in Columbia, Maryland. Upon graduating from high school at the age of 16, she enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served faithfully for 20 years. She retired from the Marine Corps in 1998 with various awards and commendations.


Upon retirement, Pastor Jacqueline moved to Northern Virginia and joined Christians of Faith Teaching Ministries (COFTM) under the leadership and mentoring of Dr. Leroy V. Washington Sr. and Prophetess Lila Washington. Pastor Conerly was licensed as a Minister in January, 2000. She was elevated in January, 2003 and ordained as the Associate Pastor of COFTM, Alexandria.
 

After her marriage to Donald, she became a partner at Spirit of Faith Christian Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, under the leadership of Drs. Mike and Dee Dee Freeman.

 

Although she holds a Masters in Theology, she is pursuing a degree in Social Sciences at UMUC.