Meet The Staff

At Tree of Life Church we have something for everyone!

Romans 12:6-8

Pastor Joe & First Lady Earlene Simpson

have been pastoring Branches of Christ Ministries since 1979!! They are dedicated to a personal relationship with people that are hurting and oppressed, to bring them to the knowledge of Christ. Their dedication to their faith and to the church is a strength that we all benefit from.

Sonya Wheatcraft

Worship Leader & Deacon
Sonya is our worship leader and choir director! Sonya has a beautiful voice and we are so thankful that she is our worship leader. Sonya is very active in church and also a dedicated deacon. Sonya is the daughter of Pastor Joe and Earlene Simpson

Tempa Fowlkes

Executive Assistance
Tempa is in charge of all ministries. She is the glue that keeps everything together. Her hard work and dedication is an amazing example to all of us. Tempa keeps us all on our toes and keeps us updated on what is taking place in the Church.

Cora Robinson

Mother of the Church
Cora is lovingly referred to as "Mama" by many members of the church. She leads all kitchen activities and Bereavement families. We are so thankful to have such a wonderful lady!

Gary Boyd

Deacon and Drummer
Gary is our drummer here at Branches of Christ. Gary has been a long time, dedicated member here and is following in his Dad's footsteps as a Deacon.

Clarence Robinson

Deacon and Choir
Clarence has been a great member to our church family. He willingly started the choir and later became a Deacon. God has lead his giant heart in many ways to help people. His service is greatly appreciated.

Lisa Randol

Lisa is the Financial Secretary here at Branches of Christ. She has truly blessed us as a congregation. We truly appreciate her dedication to the church and to the Pastor.

Steve and Jelemia Smith

Steve and Jelemia are such a blessing. They are always willing to help whenever needed and always kind. Jelemia is our decorator. She has decorated the church and she decorates events. Steve helps and volunteers with any projects.

AV Tech Team handles the technology in the church.

Lewis Kreger

Sharon Aguilar

Landin & Lexy Reader

Service Times


Prayer Meeting

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Church Service

11:00 am - 12:45 pm


Prayer Meeting

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Bible Study

5:45 pm - 6:45 pm


2010 E Tillman Rd Fort Wayne IN 46816 us

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