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Elder Carolyn Anne Brown Broom
Carolyn was born in Norfolk, Virginia December 11, 1949 at the Norfolk Community Hospital. She is the eldest child of Willie & Lethia Brown and the oldest of eight sisters and three brothers. She has been married to Allan A. Broom, Sr. for twenty-two years and has a daughter name Vernecia “Neccey”.
She attended Norfolk City Public School and Norfolk State University. She is a graduate of Charles Harrison Mason Bible College with a degree in Christian Education.
In 1959, she was introduced to the Pentecostal denomination at the Herald of His Coming Church of God in Christ. While there she taught school day school, ushered, sang in the choir and was the Sunday School Secretary under the leadership of Bishop David C. Love.
In 1967, the family moved its membership to Garden of Prayer Temple Church of God in Christ and she remained there until her husband was promoted. She served as usher chairperson for three boards, member of the Hospitality committee, sang in various choirs, taught both youth an adult Sunday school classes. She served as an assistant to the church secretary, typist for church bulletin and one of the writers for Bishop L. E. Willis, Sr. She chaired and served on many program committees. She was licensed as a Missionary by Bishop Willis.
She was a Portsmouth District worker in the New Frontier COGIC under the leadership of Supt. Samuel Moore. While there she was the District secretary and an aide to three District Missionaries. She chaired and served on many program committees.
In August 1994, she accompanied her husband to Holy Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, Pastored by Elder Queenie Barton. While there she became the financial secretary and an unofficial church administrator. She chaired and served on many program committees.
In August 1999, she accompanied her husband and co-founded the Anchoring Hope Family Worship Center where she wore many hats along with being the church administrator and financial secretary. In April 2001, she became the Vice President of Voice of Hope Ministries, Inc. She has helped organize many community outreach projects and is the co-editor of the Voice of Hope Gazette. She serves in Norfolk District I New Frontier COGIC under the leadership of Supt. Wilbert McNair as the assistant to the District Missionary and the Program Chairperson.
On the 21st day of November in the year of our Lord 2004, Carolyn A. Broom was ordained Elder of Apostolic Ministries Incorporated of Farrell, Pennsylvania, Bishop Alvin J. McCoy, Prelate and Bishop Stephen Bennefield, President. Currently in partnership and fellowship with Christ Empowered Ministries, 1118 Pickett Rd. Norfolk, Virginia 23502(Where Bishop Randy and Apostle Rhonda Holloman are Pastors.)
Most important: Carolyn is saved, sanctified and Holy Ghost filled. She loves the Lord and does not mind serving Him in whatever capacity that is needed.
Welcome to Voice of Hope Ministries Inc. We believe in Family! We are Family. Come and Worship With Us!