Our Pastor

Pastor Candra Gayle Bethea

Pastor Candra Gayle Bethea is a licensed and ordained minister of the Gospel. She is married to Allen Bethea and resides in Kannapolis, NC. Candra received Christ at the age of 9. She has been preaching the gospel for over 25 years, and has preached, taught and facilitated classes on prayer, spiritual gifts, praise and worship, across the United States. She is a graduate of ECPI University, with a degree in Computer technology.

She is a called missionary and church planter. She has planted 5 churches and co-founded 3 Christian private schools. She currently serves as Pastor of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant, NC

Candra's passion is to equip of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ through praise, worship, teaching, intercession and speaking prophetically as God give utterance.

Candra's favorite scripture is Psalms 42:1, As a deer pants for the water of the brook, so does my soul thirst for you, O God.

Her motto is: Whatever it is, whomever it is, don't let it bind you! Stay free!!