Our Late Pastor Yvonne McKenzie
Yvonne Joyce McKenzie was born in Clarendon Jamaica where she grew up in the Pentecostal Church. At the tender age of 10 the Lord appeared to her in a vision. In this vision He anointed her and told that He has a great work for her to do. At that time, she did not understand the meaning of the vision. In 1975 she accepted the Lord Jesus as her Savour. Shortly after pastor Yvonne Mckenzie studied for 3 years at Open Bible seminary in Kingston Jamaica. After doing this, she went on to pastor several churches in Jamaica and was also an evangelist for several years. In addition to pastoral work, Pastor Mckenzie was a public school teacher in Jamaica. In 1984 she became the wife of Ervin Mckenzie and in 1986 she migrated to Canada where she earned a B.A. from York University in addition to additional qualification courses at the University Of Toronto and subsequently became a public school teacher in Canada. She worked in Toronto District School Board up until June 2012. She had a hunger to see souls born into the kingdom of God. She was hungry to see women of God fulfill their God given spiritual ability within the body of Christ. Pastor Yvonne was a prayer warrior and intercessor who prayed ceaselessly for the those who are sick, down trodden, poor, and spiritually lost. She was the host of the Anointed Word broadcast, which could be heard on JOY1250 AM Radio on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Yvonne was an anointed spirit lead preacher and worship leader who would take the believer into God's Holy presence through anointed worship. Pastor Yvonne Mckenzie went home to be with the Lord on September 5th, 2012.
Pastor Ervin McKenzie
Pastor Ervin was born and grew up in Trelawny Jamaica. He migrated to Canada in his late teens. He went to George Brown College and after completion he went to work in various industries. During this time he became a devoted Christian, with a great hunger for a deeper walk with the Lord. One day the Lord appeared to him at his work place and told him that he wanted him into the ministry to do a great work. Today Pastor Ervin Mckenzie is the co-founder and associate pastor of the Ark Of Deliverance Ministry. He is also co-host of the Anointed Word Broadcast on JOY1250 AM Radio every Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Ervin McKenzie is a humble servant of God with an anointed ministry of preaching the word and healing of the Sick. He strongly believes in having faith in God. He possesses a hunger for the body of Christ in that he longs for believers to be ever more aquatinted with the work of the Holy Spirit today. He believes that the believer should yield his/her will to the work of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit should be given the opportunity to direct all activities in our lives and in the Church. The Lord has indeed anointed him with a Prophetic Ministry of which he gives all glory to Jesus. He is indeed a true servant of God.