Pastoral/Ministry Staff

Pierre Cannings- Assistant Pastor

Pierre Cannings is also the Associate Pastor of Youth, Missions and Discipleship Ministry. Besides the many hats that Pierre wears, he is also an adjunct professor at the College of Biblical Studies. After receiving a BA in Communication from Austin College, Pierre enrolled in Dallas Theological Seminary where he received a Masters in Theology.


Leon Brooks, III – Associate Pastor

Leon is the Associate Pastor of Fellowship, Family Life and Youth & Young Adult Ministry. Leon holds a Masters degree in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary and and a degree in Leadership from the College of Biblical Studies in Houston. Leon has served in youth ministry for Campus Crusade for Christ, The Impact Movement, and Apartment Life.


Duane Lawrence – Associate Pastor

Duane is the Associate Pastor of Shepherding, Children and Evangelism Ministry. Pastor Duane Lawrence serves as Associate Pastor of Children and Youth Ministries at Living Word Fellowship Church. He is the Founder/Director of Train Up A Child Seminars, and has taught a Teacher Training Tract at the College of Biblical Studies (Houston).


Anthony Young – Associate Pastor

Anthony is the Associate Pastor of the Worship Ministry. Anthony P. Young is a native Dallasite who migrated to Houston by way of a scholarship to the University of Houston.He is currently enrolled at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is pursuing a Master’s degree in Divinity.


Jordan Washington – Assistant Youth Pastor

Jordan Washington earned a BS in Communication from Lamar University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. Jordan, a Houston native, was a member of “Legacy Youth” Living Word Fellowship’s youth group as an adolescent. He now returns to serve alongside Pierre Cannings as Assistant Youth Pastor.


Sylvia Edwards – Children’s Director

Sylvia Marie Edwards is the loving wife of 42 years to Robert G. Edwards Sr. and the Mother and Grandmother of 10 beautiful angels. She has served as Assistant Dean of the Eastern District Association Youth Convention and Congress for over 20 years and VBS Leader for Belize Missions for 4 years.


Lyndia Tarkington – Discipleship Director

Lyndia Tarkington has been a member of Living Word Fellowship Church for 21 years. She has a heart for ministering to God’s women and serving them faithfully. In addition to being the Discipleship Director, she serves as Coordinator for the Women’s Ministry, Lord Supper and Special Events Coordinator for the Worship Ministry.

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Living Word Fellowship Church
7350 West T.C. Jester Blvd
Houston, Texas 77088

Office: 281-260-7402
Fax: 281-260-7428

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Sunday Morning Service - 9:45 am
Life Application Classes - Sundays - 8 am and 12 pm
Bible Study - Tuesdays - 12 pm and 7 pm