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Pastor Joyce A. Jones is the Senior Executive Pastor of the Greater Tabernacle Christian Church in Brooklyn, NY under the capable leadership of her husband, Bishop James B. Jones, III. Pastor Joyce is known for her anointed and unique ability to share the practicality of the Word in a way that catapults transformation in the lives of the believer and unbeliever alike.


Pastor Joyce answered the call to ministry in 1991 and subsequently attended Bethel Bible School. To further enhance her gift, she also acquired certification in Christian Life Coaching from the American Association of Christian Counselors. God has anointed Pastor Joyce with a dynamic teaching and preaching ministry, and has afforded her the opportunity to minister His Word throughout the New York metropolitan area and beyond.


Pastor Joyce has a passion to see men and women live effective, productive, and victorious lives in the earth. To assist God's people in achieving holistic and balanced lifestyles, Pastor Joyce designs and facilitates spiritual, personal and professional development workshops; as well as health and wellness forums to minister to the total person. Additionally, she oversees the women's ministry and hosts a life changing annual women's conference that's credited for transforming lives and helping women walk in spiritual wholeness.


Most recently, Pastor Joyce has embarked upon fulfilling the mandate that God has placed on her life to become a published author with the release of her debut book entitled "The Denied Identity of A Woman" scheduled for the Fall of 2014. When Pastor Joyce is not working in ministry, she savors private moments in God's presence. Additionally, Pastor Joyce enjoys spending quality time with her husband of 30 years, socializing with her "girl" friends, fine cuisine, and reading inspirational books.


Pastor Joyce holds dear to her heart, her two daughters and their husbands, Eboni and John Stewart; Jamise and Pierre Porterfield; her only son, James B. Jones, IV; and her four beautiful grandchildren. Above all, Pastor Joyce's desire is to remain a woman in submission to both God and her husband, thereby bringing glory to the Father in all that she does.

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