Ernest Thomas, Director             Counselor/Officiant

Ernest is an Ordained minister and has over 30 years of ministry experience which include Pastoral Ministry. He received his Bachelor degree in Christian Ministry with a Concentration in Counseling and Pastoral Ministry from Lee University where he took coursework in Biblical Theology, Doctrine, Old and New Testament, as well as the core classes in Counseling Psychology. He earned a Masters of Arts degree in Bible Teaching from Columbia International University (CIU) in Columbia, SC also, Ernest received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from American Fellowship Church.  Ernest is a PhD Candidate in Leadership in Higher Education at Northcentral University located in Phoenix, AZ. Ernest is a well sought out motivational speaker in the area of self improvement.

Ora Watts                          Counselor/Officiant

Ora is an ordained minister. Ora Watts, BS, MHRM, to its counseling staff. Ora is a true Counselor at heart. Her greatest joy is counseling and sharing with others in the community. Ora graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling. Ora learned a long time ago many people are not looking for a “hand-out,” they just need a “hand-up” to assist them in getting through a temporary crisis. She has worked with at-risk teens and adults struggling with substance abuse during many stages of their lives. She often use herself as a “bridge” to allow people to cross over into understanding, options, and finally joy. In the past Ora has also partnered with the city Probation Officers in reintroducing ex-offenders back into society as well as helping them find employment.

Keith Rattamuss                     Counselor/Officiant

Keith is an ordained minister and has over 15 years of ministry experience. He received his Bachelor's degree in Youth Problems and Family Counseling from Bob Jones University. Keith earned his Master of Arts degree in Bible Teaching from Columbia International University (CIU) in Columbia, SC. Keith has extensive training and experience in youth problems.

Laurie Cohen                                       Counselor/Officiant

Laurie is an ordained minister and has over 20 years of ministry experience which includes pastoring. She received her Bachelor's degree in Family Counseling and Personal Finance form Ambassador Bible College. Laurie earned her Master of Arts degree in Christian Counseling from International Bible College and Seminary. Laurie's concentrated expertise is in women's issues and overcoming sexual trauma.