Co Pastor Cheryl Collier

Co-Pastor Cheryl Collier was born and reared in Canton, MS. She is the daughter of the late Brother John Woodard, Sr. and the late Elect Lady Gloria L. Woodard. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Washington, Sr.


She graduated as Valedictorian of her class at Holy Child Jesus Catholic School in Canton, MS in 1976. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master’s Degree in Theology from New Life Fellowship School of Ministry.  She is a retired Registered Nurse of St. Dominic Ambulatory Surgery Center in Jackson, MS.


Co-Pastor Cheryl Collier is the wife of Pastor Simon Collier. They got married June 14, 1986. They reside in the city of Canton, MS. As a result of that union, God blessed them with 3 wonderful children. Deacon Simon Elliot Collier, II is married to Ella Latrice Collier who reside in Canton, MS. They are the parents of 2 beautiful daughters; Simone and Skylar. Their daughter Minister Gloria Warren is married to Elder Bryson Warren. They reside in Sandusky, Ohio. They are the parents of 3 handsome sons; Amari, Malachi (who transitioned early), Nathan, and a beautiful daughter named Eva. Caleb is married to Aysia Nicole Collier. They reside in Canton, MS.


She got saved and Holy Ghost filled in 1974. God began dealing with her at the age of 18 regarding the call to ministry at the University of Southern Mississippi. She served faithfully for 24 years at The Ark of Safety Ministry as Sunday School Teacher, Organist, Choir Director, and Teen Leader under the pastorate of her mother, the late Elect Gloria L. Woodard. In 2005, she began to walk in her calling as a Minister of the Gospel.  In June of 2010, she began to serve alongside her husband, Pastor Simon Collier, as Co-Pastor, Worship Leader, and Sunday School Teacher of Living Water Ministry. She is a Woman of God, a Worshipper, a Prayer Warrior, an Intercessor, and she loves the Lord.  Her greatest desire is to see people come into the knowledge of Jesus Christ and to experience his presence and the power of the Holy Ghost in their lives.