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Bishop Dr LDS WardThe late Bishop Dr. L. Delores Simmons Ward was a distinguished Religious Leader, Educator, and Outstanding Citizen of Daytona Beach; certainly her educational career is to be admired.

Bishop Dr. Ward changed her course in life and were licensed and ordained in the New England Diocese of the Church of the Living God where she has served locally and internationally. Upon her relocating to Florida, she pastured the Garden of Prayer Church of the Living God in Weirsdale where many enhancements and programs were added to the ministry. She was consecrated as District Presiding Elder and presided very faithfully over a number of churches. In December of 1989, she founded Emmanuel Church of the Living God in Daytona Beach and purchased her first church at 1445 Flomich Avenue. The Lord blessed her to pastor both Garden of Prayer & Emmanuel consecutively for two + years.

Consecrated as Bishop in 1996, Bishop Dr. Ward presides over the FL Atlantic Diocese, which is composed of 23-churches. She has served her church as Vice President & President of the National Youth Congress, Chair of the National CLG Credentials and Church Discipline Committee, Liaison Bishop of the Education Departments nationally and currently founding pastor of Emmanuel CLG- Ormond Beach. Bishop Ward pastor a beautiful community church where numerous outreach ministries are targeted at bridging the gap between church & community.

She was a wife, mother, and grandmother. But most of all she was a humble servant of God who was also a faithful, devoted, anointed, inspiring and visionary servant-leader.

Proverbs 11 24

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