Ministry Team

Bishop Jim & Pastor Joan Pierce

Bishop Jim Pierce and Pastor Joan Pierce have been the lead shepherds of this church family since 1981. Jim is originally from the Elmira/Horseheads area while Joan was originally a Buffalo gal. They found each other at 19 years of age while each was pursuing the call of God.

The Pierces were joined together in marriage in July of 1977. They have six adult children and twelve grandchildren. A number of their children serve with them in ministry at The Love Church.

BIRTHDAYS: Joan: March 6;   Jim: June 8

Rev. Jesse & Lianne Pierce

The congregation is led into praise and worship each week at a high level of excellence due to the skill, hard work and dedication of Jesse. Pierce, the Minister of Music at TLC. Jesse's ministry is the result of being brought up in the church under highly skilled musicians, on the job training and through Love Aflame! Worldwide Bible Institute, Jesse is married to Lianne, who has many responsibilities at TLC, not the least of which is attending the church office on weekdays.

BIRTHDAYS: Jesse: January 6;   Lianne: June 6


Pastor Joshua and Rev. Danielle Pierce

Josh and Danielle serve the Lord and His church at TLC in a number of ways. Together, they lead the Groups ministry--which is a very important part of our congregational life. Both Joshua and Danielle studied at Love Aflame! Worldwide. They have two children.

BIRTHDAYS: Joshua: September 3; Danielle August 2