why Willie Naulls Ministries
We have served communities as a not for profit ministry since 1993.
In 1993, God inspired Willie Naulls Ministries, which received non-profit corporate status on 10 September 1993. A Community Outreach Mission Work. Ordained as Associate Pastor of Antelope Valley Christian Center, 20 March 1994. Began College & Career Planning Ministry at Antelope Valley Christian Center, 1994.
Community Based Development
In 1995, developed 5.6 acre, 62,300 square foot facility in Hawthorne, California, to house community-based programs, such as Your Choice Club, which foster the development of youth through alternative choices. Pioneered The Church of Common Ground, a non-denominational Christian Outreach Church Ministry, 1996.
Where Youth can become Rising Stars
Founded in 2000 the Gainesville Academy for Training Of Rising Stars (G.A.T.O.R.S.), an outreach in Gainesville, Florida. The vision is to encourage youth to develop academically, physically and spiritually into whom God created them to be. Founded in 2003 Rising Stars Sports Ministry, an outreach in Southern California, to encourage and assist youth in developing academic, physical and spiritual skills as they work to become whom God created them to be.read more
Ministry Related Recognition
John Wooden Classic / California Interscholastic Federation Award for Community Service and Support of Interscholastic Athletics: December 1997. The Nick Trani Achievement Award “A True Finished Product” presented by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor: 2006.
Theology related recognition
Honor Student & Graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary with Masters in Theology: May 1994. Commencement Speaker for Fuller Theological Seminary Graduation: June 1994. Ordination as a Christian Pastor: December 1993. Ordination as Associate Pastor of Antelope Valley Christian Center: March 1994.
Professional Community Related Recognition
National Society of Black Engineers, UCLA Chapter, Achievement Award: 1981, presented to an individual who has excelled in his profession and has had a positive impact upon the lives of young people in the community. Golden Goblet Award from the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce for contributions to recreation and youth services in Los Angeles: 1975.
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