Lawrence Willis

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Pastor Lawrence Willis was born January 30, 1961 in San Diego, CA and is married to Lady Carole Stephanie Willis. Together they have 5 children.

Mr. Willis is the Pastor of True Vine of Holiness MBC since 2001-Present. Pastor Willis received his Bachelor’s Degree in 2004 from United Theological Seminary in Bible College in Christian Education. Pastor Willis received his Associates of Arts Degree in Adult in Marriage Education in 2005 from the University of Bridgeport.

In 2015 Pastor Willis became a recipient of the Washington State African American Achievement Award. Also in 2015, he received an Exceptional Community Service award for Community Partnership for Transition Service (CPTS). From 2009-2016, Pastor Willis was the President of the United Black Christians Clergy.

Pastor Willis is currently a Board Member with the following organizations: The City of Seattle – Women and Minority Owned Business Enterprise (WMBE) and the Low-Income Housing Institute (LIHI) – Building Tiny House for the Homeless.

Pastor Willis is the Facilitator / Sponsor of My Brother’s Keeper and for the Cities United National Organization. Lawrence received an award for Racial, Social, and Economic Justice Award from Washington Community Action Network (CAN).

Mr. Willis is the Program Administrator of the Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (PACT) Program at Seattle Vocational Institute (SVI). Pastor Willis is a Journeyman Carpenter from 1992-2003.

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