Pastor

Andrew B. Long Sr.

Pastor Andrew Long is the youngest son of (Ret. 1SG) Deacon Amos A. Long Sr. and Evangelist Missionary Shirley R. Long. Pastor Long was anointed by God at the age of 7 in Hanau, Germany and baptized at the age of 8. He was faithful in numerous church activities. Upon returning to Killeen, Texas he received his formal education, were he graduated from C.E. Ellison High School. Upon graduating from high school he attended Temple Junior College for one year, then decided to enlist in the U.S. Army. While serving is country he has held numerous leadership positions to include Company First Sergeant and the Brigade Operations Sergeant Major for 504th Military Intelligence Brigade. He is earning is associates in Human Intelligence and bachelor degree in Religious Studies. Pastor Long is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom I and II. After three combat operations Pastor Long was reassigned to Fort Wainwright, AK. While being station in AK he deployed yet again to Operation Iraqi Freedom and accepted his calling into the ministry. Upon his return home to North Pole, AK Pastor Long was licensed and ordained as a minister of the Gospel under Auxiliary Bishop Otis McCormick, New Jerusalem C.O.G.I.C. and Jurisdictional Prelate the late Bishop Williams. February 2010 Pastor Long and his family relocated back to Fort Hood, Texas where he served faithfully under Superintendent Major Clayton Jr, Gospel Lighthouse Ministries. Being called to duty of his country once again he deployed to Afghanistan. This is when Pastor Long received the word from the Lord to start the current mission of House of Worship. Currently Pastor Long retired from the military after serving 22 years. His awards include the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal and the Army Achievement Medal to name a few. Pastor Long and Elect Lady Shannon Long are the proud parents of three sons. He is a vibrant God sent young man with a testimony that will inspire all ages. He is willing and eager to be used as a vessel for the Lord. Whenever you are in the area and looking for a place to worship the Lord, Pastor Long invites you to join the House of Worship the house that God built!!‚Äč

Elect Lady

Elect Lady Shannon F. Long

Elect Lady Shannon Long is originally from the Republic of Panama. She re-located with her family to Brooklyn N.Y. In 1988. She joined the U.S. Army in January 1997 where she obtained an Associate Degree in General Studies, a Bachelors Degree on Psychology and is currently pursuing her Master Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling. Elect Lady finally accepted her calling while deployed to Iraq in 2006 and set out to counsel and educate young women and spread the Gospel while she was deployed. Upon her return she relocated with her family to Fort Wainwright, Alaska where she served as an Adjutant to First Lady McCormick and president of the Young Women of Valor. She deployed to Iraq in 2009, where she was blessed to testify and teach the young women not only in the military, but also DoD civilians about God's wonderful word of salvation. With the vision and mission that God gave to Pastor Long, she put her heart, mind body and soul into the work. She received yet another call to military duty in June of 2015 that took her to Afghanistan. With a heavy heart, having to leave family and House of Worship. This deployment experience was different from all the others. Even in the mist of uncertainty each day, God kept her and let her known that He desires one hundred percent. She returned with a new YES! ... More determined than ever to do God's will as He unfolds His plan and purpose for House of Worship and the Long Family. After 20 successful years of service, she retired from the military in 2017. Elect Lady Long loves the Lord and is committed to teaching what doth saith the Lord'; willing and ready to go where God leads. Pastor Long and Elect Lady Shannon Long are the proud parents of three sons, Stephen, Markus and Andrew Jr.

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Church Mother

Mother Marian L. Willis

Missionary Marian L. Willis is the sixth of nine children born to Evangelist Missionary Shirley R. Long. Growing up she traveled abroad throughout her childhood as a military brat. After her Dad, Retired (1SG) Deacon Amos A. Long Sr. was reassigned to Fort Hood, Texas, she made Killeen her home. Being reared in the church; outreach and the drive to help others became her mission. Missy. Willis shares that passion in her profession as a Certified Nurses Assistant, touching the lives and making a difference every day. Since Missy. Willis gave her life to the Lord September 17, 1986 during noon prayer at Mother Long's home. She was filled and sanctified with the Holy Ghost and ever since she has been a willing vessel for His service. She has served as the YWCC secretary, Youth department President, Adjutant, Greeter and in the choir at the local, district and state levels. This has greatly prepared her for her current role as the Church Mother for House of Worship. Were she is nurturing and touching lives for the Kingdom of God. She is an innovator, always thinking outside of the box in her aspiration to encourage the women of God through workshops, seminars, conferences, and fellowship. Through her leadership the women's group Sisters Walking in Faith (SWIFT) was birth. She loves the Lord and that love is exhibited as she network and fellowship across denominations throughout Central Texas. Missy. Willis is the mother of five children and grandmother of ten. She is married to Brother Lindsey Willis of Beaumont, Texas, for 27 years. Her desire is to glorify God in every aspect of her life. Her favorite scripture is "For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly", Psalms 84:11. For this reason strives to do whatever her hands find to do for the Lord!