Ministries

Assimilation Ministry
The mission of the Assimilation Ministry is to assist and support our new covenant partners with connecting and establishing new relationships as they transition in their membership at LTWI and community.

Audio and Video Ministry
The purpose of this ministry is to create and provide audio and video support that provides a comfortable atmosphere, which enhances the anointed and spirit-filled services, and enable the congregation to worship and receive the Word of God, both on site and off location. This ministry is responsible to capture the service and provide a medium that enables those not physically present to also receive the Word of God.

Children’s Church
This ministry is designed to nurture children 18 months to 12 years old in the Word of God. Its goal is to lay a foundation for spiritual growth by teaching them the Word of God on their specific age-level. This goal is accomplished by utilizing the Fruit of the Spirit Puppet Ministry, animated characters, video, and other media. Assignment to this area requires a background check and Senior Pastor’s approval.

Conference Coordination Team
The purpose of Coordination Ministry is to oversee the arrangements of all seminars, conferences, and conventions of LTWI.

Creative Team
The creative team is responsible to create and design life change concepts by way of set-design, music, dance, video and set design that will capture the attention of the congregation and enhance the Word of God as it is being taught.

Dance Ministry
This ministry is a form of Praise and Worship through the art of the dance to bring glory and honor to our Lord and to usher God”s people into His presence.

Deacon Ministry
The Deacon Ministry is a group of Holy Ghost filled men chosen by our Pastor to assist in the orderly functioning of the church. Their role is to free the Pastor to concentrate on prayer and the ministry of the Word of God.

Deaconess Ministry
The Deaconess Ministry is a group of Holy Ghost filled women chosen by our Pastor to assist the Deacons in the orderly functioning of the church. Their role is to minister to the less fortunate by providing food, clothing, visiting the sick, and ministering the saving power of Jesus Christ.

Drama Ministry
This ministry purpose is to establish a ministry of excellence where burdens are removed and yokes are destroyed through the gift of dramatization. This is accomplished by presenting to the believer and non-believer alike, the Word of God through visual dramatization.

Facilities Ministry
The Facility Ministry of LTWI is the area that functions in the capacity of setting up and breaking down all equipment of the church, in every department. We operate for every service and every event. As a team, we are responsible for ensuring that every area of the church is prepared and functioning in excellence for all services and events. It is imperative that we serve in excellence and safety, so that God’s people can worship in an edifice that is ready and functioning in the highest quality possible

Finance Ministry
To ensure tithes and offerings are counted with excellence, contributions are properly credited, and various funds are allocated to the appropriate accounts.

Fine Arts Ministry
This ministry consists of people of all ages whose goal is to enhance our praise and worship experience during service by exalting, magnify, praising and worshipping God through signing, music, dance, drama, mime, and step & stomp teams, etc.

Greeters Ministry
This ministry welcomes each worshiper entering the sanctuary with the love of Jesus Christ.

Hospitality Ambassadors
This area of ministry is responsible for providing safe and legal parking for the LTWI family and guests. They also provide assistance with transporting those in need of special assistance from their vehicle to the front door of the sanctuary, as well as those experiencing vehicle problems.

Hostess Ministry
This ministry serves our Pastors, visiting pastors and speakers food and drink.

Intercessory Prayer Ministry
The purpose of the ministry is to intercede and warfare through prayer and fasting for our Pastors, Elders, Ministers and the saints by the pulling down of strongholds, binding the plan of the enemy, thus promoting freedom and deliverance in worship and the fulfillment of the vision.

Maintenance Ministry
The maintenance ministry is responsible to maintain and ensure the cleanliness, beauty and excellence inside and outside of the premises of all LTWI facilities.

Media Production Ministry
The purpose of this ministry is to reproduce God’s Word through our Pastors via CDs, and DVDs in the spirit of excellence. Its goal is to take the Word of God to the world via media, making a mark that will not be erased.

Mighty Men of the Word
MMW men’s ministry meets every 1st Monday of the month. The purpose of this ministry is to develop strong, spiritually mature, and committed men by providing support, mentorship and guidance, teaching men how to stand for righteousness, and live a set-apart, purpose-driven life for Jesus Christ that they make take their rightful place as sons of God in the earth and as spiritual leaders of their families.

Music Ministry
The music ministry consists of the various choirs, praise teams, and bands which are responsible to set precedence by to preparing, promoting and establishing an atmosphere of praise and worship prior to the preaching of the Word, and the invitation to discipleship.

NU (Next Up) Generation Youth Ministry
The LTWI youth ministry is the foundational platform we use to minister to youth ages 2 to 17 years of age and to encourage them to develop an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ through sound biblical teaching. Membership is NOT required for a child to participate in any area of the youth ministry. Assignment in this area requires a background check and Senior Pastor’s approval.

New Covenant Partners Care Team
This is a ministry to the members of our church family. The purpose of this ministry is to give personal attention to all new members of our LTWI. The NCPCT consists of anointed and appointed leaders in the church who report the welfare of our members to the Senior Pastors.

New Covenant Partners Experience
This ministry consists of anointed and appointed leaders chosen to impart the doctrinal beliefs and foundational teachings of LTWI into the heart of every new member, thereby empowering and inspiring to run with and fulfill the vision of LTWI.

Pastors Personal Assistants
This ministry is an aid to the man and woman of God in the local church where there is a need. The PPA allows the pastors quality time with the Lord, free of the concern from the workings of the ministry.

Photography Team
The photography team goal is to capture special, life-transforming, memorable events and happenings of the ministry, its services, conferences, and special events through picture taking.

Restoration Ministry
Sickness, divorce and the death of a love one are just some reasons people are struggling to move forward. The mission of the Restoration Ministry is to provide spiritual support and comfort to members and their relatives who are experiencing such difficult times in their lives.

Season Saints
This ministry is committed to build, encourage and take care of the elderly by providing support and mentorship through special programs and services.

Security
The LTWI Security team goal is to provide a safe environment of worship by protecting the anointing and maintain order in both the interior and parking lots areas of the ministry.

Set Design Team
The set design team ensures the demonstration of excellence, quality, progress, punctuality and seamless operation of dramatization; script, scene changes, lighting, audio, and video.

Singles
Singles Ministry meets every 3rd Monday of the month. The purpose of the Singles Ministry is to teach and encourage singles of all ages to remain committed to their faith that they may walk worthy of the Lord.

S.O.L.I.D Young Adult Ministry
The purpose of this ministry is to inspire, empower and motivate young adults ages 18-30 through stimulating biblical teachings and resources to pursue and maintain a lifestyle that demonstrates sanctification, holiness, and commitment to God.

Special Events Team
The purpose of the Special Events Team is to provide logistical support and oversee the arrangement of all special events for LTWI.

Transportation
The purpose and vision of the transportation ministry is to provide transit for individuals who would like to attend a service at LTWI. Transportation is ONLY provided for Northshore residents at this time for the 10:30 a.m. service. If you need to arrange for transportation, please call 985-649-4687 at least 24 hours in advance.

Usher Ministry
This ministry promotes kindness and maintains order in the sanctuary. They provide direction and service to the congregation.

Visitation Ministry
The Visitation Ministry is the caring and compassionate arm of Living The Word International charged with serving the LTWI family and their relatives during times of illness, hospitalization and confinement to home. The Visitation Ministry is modeled after the life of Jesus Christ our Savior, who possessed hands that healed, words that comforted, peace that transcended every difficult situation and hope that encouraged even the most troubled person.

Website Ministry
This ministry’s goal is to be witness of Jesus Christ to the uttermost parts of the world via the Internet. They accomplish this goal by creating electronic and visible expressions of the Word of God to minister the gospel.

Wellness Ministry
The wellness program promotes the development of a personal fitness regimen and healthy lifestyle for it participants. Individuals are afforded an opportunity to participate in multi-level aerobics, pilates, walking and running programs.

Women of the Word (W.O.W) Women’s Ministry
The Women’s Ministry is designed to fully develop the whole woman, spirit, soul and body that she may walk as a virtuous woman in the earth. The teachings of Pastor Chiquita Weathersby are simplistic yet uncompromising, and encourages women to apply God’s Word in a practical way to every situation in her life. We also have an annual conference, revival and retreat, as well as periodic fellowships outside of the church walls to strengthen the cords of our relationships.