Praise Temple Virginia

  13121 Woodford Road
Woodford, VA 22580
(540) 479-1499


Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church of Virginia

A Church "Destined For Greatness!"


Elder Terrence Brown was baptized in Jesus' Name at the age of 9.  He received the gift of the Holy Ghost in 1990 under the leadership of Bishop Byron Johnson of Christ Temple Apostolic Faith Assembly Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana. 
Elder Brown graduated from Purdue University in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He has currently finished his Master’s Degree in Leadership Education at Jones International University in May 2011. Elder Brown is married to Sister Aquila Canty Brown from Winston-Salem, NC.
Elder Brown has served in many positions in the church, such as: Kitchen duties of a dish washer, Bus Driver, Assistant Treasurer for the Youth Department, Choir Director, Sunday school teacher, Grounds Supervisor, Sunday School Superintendent, and Associate Minister.  He served as the assistant Pastor of Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church of Raleigh, NC and Fredericksburg, VA location from 2004 to 2009.  In August 2008, He was ordained an Elder through the Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith, Association, Inc. 
In February 2009, Elder Brown was installed as Pastor of Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church of Virginia.  He loves the Lord and desires to see souls added to the Kingdom of God.


Aquila Brown is the First Lady of Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church of Virginia. Lady Brown was baptized and filled with the Holy Ghost in 1985 under the leadership of Pastor Percy Woods, Sr. of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  She attended Winston Salem State University and received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Management.

First Lady Brown is faithful and loves serving the people of God.  Her commitment to helping others is evident through her lifestyle of service.  She loves to teach children and has mentored young men and women in the development of their spiritual and educational growth. 
She has assisted her husband in different ministries throughout the church.  She has a love for people, the word of God and a desire for the Body of Christ to rise to their Destiny through practical application of God’s word in their everyday life.