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Elder Terrence S. Brown, Pastor

Elder Terrence Brown was baptized in Jesus' Name at the age of 9. At age 19 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, IN.


Elder Brown graduated from Purdue University in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration at Jones International University in May 2011. Elder Brown is married to Sister Aquila Canty Brown from Winston-Salem, NC and they have one son - Alexander.


Elder Brown has served in many positions in the church, such as: Kitchen Worker, Bus Driver, Assistant Treasurer for the Youth Department, Choir Director, Sunday School Teacher & Superintendent, Grounds Supervisor, and Associate Minister. He served as the Assistant Pastor of Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church for the Raleigh, NC and Fredericksburg, VA locations 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 is currently serves as Treasurer of the Global Mission and Treasurer of the Pastor Alliance of the Eastern and Southern States Council and is the Director of the International United Pastors Alliance of the Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith. He loves the Lord and desires to see souls added to the Kingdom of God. 

First Lady Aquila Brown

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. 

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