Our Staff

Yolanda Gantt

Executive Pastor

Rev. Yolanda is a native of Mobile, Al, and a longtime resident of the Atlanta area.  She accepted Jesus at age 6 and by age 12 she was teaching Sunday school to her peers and preschoolers.   At age 15 she recognized God calling her to ministry. ​As a youth, she served in her local church praying with youth and was a small group leader. 

 She later married, started a family, and became an entrepreneur opening her first business at the age of 20.  ​Upon relocating to Northern Virginia in 2008 she and her family joined Spirit of Faith Christian Center in Temple Hills, MD, where she continued to teach and serve in the New Partners, and Hope​ Ministries, leading others to Christ with the Sudden Fire Street Evangelism team for ten years. It was there she was educated for ministry at Spirit of Faith Bible Institute in Temple Hills, MD​ graduating in 2017. 

 ​Hearing from God the next year, she moved membership and is currently the ​​Director of Family Empowerment, and Chief Adjutant to Bishop Denise Wilson at The Rock Christian Center, in Falls Church, VA. ​She also serves ​the kingdom as Secretary of Unity Progressive Baptist Association, Financial Secretary of the Baptist Minister's Conference of Northern Virginia, and Vicinity. Most recently appointed Executive Director of The Naomi Project, International. A ministry focused on mentoring clergywomen.  She is pursuing a ​Master's degree in​ Biblical and ​Professional Leadership​ from Isaiah University in Orlando, FL. She lives in Ashburn, VA, and is the mother of two young adults, Breana and Jonathan also one very spoiled fur baby, Athena.   

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