Pastor Yvonne Harold
Pastor Harold was born in Blakely, Georgia on December 23, 1967, to Mr. Johnny Robinson and Ms. Doris McClendon. Her mother, whom worked hard to provide them stability, raised her and her three siblings in a single-parent home. Growing up, she watched family members professing to know God on Sunday, but lived their lives in the contrary, which made her not want to have any part of God or his religion. However, by the grace of God, one family member whose faith in Lord would years later serve as a foundation for her to build upon.
While Pastor struggled trying to find self, she married Darian Henderson and they had two beautiful sons. Thinking she had her future mapped out, her marriage ended in a divorce. This time of confusion, pushed Pastor Harold Y into the arms of God. Broken-hearted and confused, God became her place of refuge, saving her life, which not only changed her life, but her life's journey. When all seemed lost, according Pastor Harold, "Heaven Sent" her husband William E. Harold into her life. They a blessed in Holy Matrimony for over 20 years. This union took place on April 22, 1993. They are proud parents to three beautiful sons Darian, Damien, and La'Shavio Harold.
On June 3, 2012, Pastor Harold and Pastor Harold W were ordained at Deliverance Outreach Temple, Clarksville, TN, under the leadership of Pastor Timothy Grant and established Destined Ministries in Killeen, Texas, where they now resides after Pastor Harold retired as a Sergeant First Class after 20 years of services in the United States Army.
She has a Bachelor degree in Christian Ministry with minor in Psychology from University of Mary-Hardin Baylor and an Associate degree in General Studies from Central Texas College. She currently enrolled at University of Hardin-Simmons, Logsdon Theological Seminary in Abilene, TX, pursuing her Master's degree in Divinity/Master Arts Family Ministry.
"Her Journey, Her Destiny "The Road God Put Before Her"
January 2, 1994 in Darmstadt, Germany at Darmstadt Community Chapel under Pastor James E. Rice, Pastor Harold received Jesus Christ completely as her Lord and Savior. While in Darmstadt, Germany God divinely called, separated, and sanctified her in ministry for a special call to the Body of Christ.
1994-1996 during her time of ministry in Darmstadt, Germany, she became a servant. She taught bible study, Praise and Worship team member, Hospitality Leader, Assisted the Pastor while he was deployed.
1996-2000 Pastor Harold and her family were members of Fort Polk, Louisiana Main Gospel Service under the Leadership of Pastor Ronald Hamm. She taught Children church, Received minister training and mentorship in sermon preparation, communion, baptism, worship service leader, and other areas to strengthen her leadership preparation. She taught New Convert bible Study in Bosnia and song in the choir. September1999, she received her license to minister from Full Gospel Baptist Church under Bishop Brandon.
2000-2003 Pastor Harold and her family were members of Fort Jackson, South Carolina Main Post Protestant Service under the leadership of Chaplain Strong. While Pastor Harold was a Drill sergeant, she taught bible study in the unit as well at Psychical Training Rehabilitation Program. The Lord opened doors for Pastor to minister at the prison.
2003-2006 Pastor Harold and her family were stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. During her time in Hawaii, she was over Women Ministry, taught bible study, Sunday school lesson and children church. Pastor had orders to stay in Hawaii for three more years until the Lord spoke to husband Pastor Harold W. that they will be going to Texas. The Lord worked in their behalf and rescinded the orders and they received orders for Fort Hood, Texas.
2006-2011 Pastor Harold and her family were stationed at Fort Hood, Texas they attend Church of the Deliverance under the leadership of Pastor James E Shackelford, where she served as Church Administrator, Business Manager, and Assistant Pastor. She served with her husband as leaders of Marriage Ministry, Established Financial Counseling Ministry and taught couple communications skills. As the Business Manager, she established and setup COTDM Entrepreneurship business, which helped churches, and private businesses obtain 501c3 status and develop financial plans. Upon arriving to Texas, she deployed for ninety days and once she returned she retired from the military.
While deployed to Iraq the Lord used Pastor Harold to minister to and counsel with soldiers who were experiencing difficulties following the loss of their battle buddies/fall comrade. This experience laid the foundation for her to volunteer her time at the Fort Hood Survivor Outreach Serves where God continue to use her to comfort and counsel others.