Pastor Edward Simmons
Pastor Edward Simmons, Jr. is a native of Johns Island, SC. He was trained from a young age to serve God and has been preaching since the age of 12. He has done several revivals, served as minister of music for several churches, and has also been active with the homeless community in Huntsville, AL at the downtown rescue mission. He graduated from Oakwood University in 2019 with a Theology degree. He has served as an assistant pastor at the Berean SDA Church in Atlanta, GA for the last two years. Pastor Simmons finds joy in seeing people turn their lives around with and for the Lord. He enjoys Gospel music, outdoor activities sports, as well as personal family worship. Pastor Simmons has been married to his Oakwood best friend, Charicia (Shay) Simmons, for eight years. Pastor Simmons isn't shy about the gospel and lives his favorite scripture, Acts 20:24: "However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me: the task of testifying to the good news of God's grace."