Mission & Vision


The mission of Greater Works Deliverance is to love God, to love others, and to magnify the name of Jesus Christ. The vision of our church is to glorify our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, to make true disciples throughout all the nations by means of missionary activity and support, to minister the ordinances, to edify believers, and to do all that is sovereignly possible and biblically permissible to magnify the name of Jesus.

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.  

Dr. Carolyn Thomas, Senior Pastor
As the primary teaching pastor, Pastor Thomas has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. She is the Founder of Greater Works Deliverance Temple. She and her husband have five children. Pastor Thomas has ministered around the world as a Dean of Amora Deliverance Theological Institute. Dr. Thomas is passionate about ministry work and has a heart for the young.
Elder LaVerne Brown, Assistant Pastor
Elder Brown is passionate about teaching the Word of God!  She enjoys the oppurtunity to share with God’s people the joys of living holy and right.  As a military wife she has had the pleasure to travel the world and meet many people with each stop being a mininstry experience.  She is a proud mother and grandmother who loves the work of the ministry. 
Elder Sharon Figgs, Assistant Pastor
Elder Figgs takes joy in encouraging the Body of Christ through love.  She enjoys conversation with God’s people whether its in the grocery store, mall, or her kitchen.  Elder Figgs loves to reach out to mothers and children and compel them to live a life ordained by God and reap the benefits of His love.  She is happily married with 9 children and 10 grandchildren and counting.

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Minister Christopher Figgs, Youth & Children Pastor
Minister Chris’s main responsibility is teaching the youth and leading the children’s program. Minister Chris has a passion for evangelism and worship.  He has served at Greater Works since it was founded and enjoys the work of ministry.  He is passionate about teaching holiness to all generations. 


What we believe:

Please download our full doctrinal statement.