Evangelist Vernice Sheppard Brown is a licensed and ordained Evangelist. She was the pastor of Faith, Love & Hope Ministry in Olympia, WA for eight years before leaving to move to Texas. She had the distinct pleasure and honor to appear before the House of Representatives in Olympia, Washington to conduct opening prayer for the 2007 Session. She now resides in El Paso, Texas with her husband Bishop Alexander L. Brown. They have been married for thirty years; they have six children and twelve grandchildren. Evangelist Brown's primary focus in the ministry is to; be led by the Holy Spirit, minister (through love) to the saints of God, encourage the unsaved to receive salvation, and maintain a God fearing standard of Christian living which is pleasing to God. Evangelist Brown is; a humble and God fearing woman of God, a servant of God, obedient unto God, sincere about her calling, and speaks the truth in love.