Pastor Clarence Hayes Bio
Clarence Hayes Jr, was born to the parents of Marilyn and Clarence Hayes Sr. on March 14, 1977 in Homestead AFB, Florida. During the majority of his childhood years, Pastor Clarence Hayes Jr., traveled to different places ranging from, Kentucky, Germany, Korea and Hawaii. He accepted Christ at an early age of seven at Fort Shafter Chapel in Honolulu Hawaii. From there he served as the youth leader for the Fort Shafter Chapel Youth Choir until the age of 11 in which his dad relocated to Fort Benning, GA. In 1994, Pastor Clarence Hayes Jr., was named as Drum Major of the Kendrick High School Marching Band. In the year of 1997 he took the Columbus State Gospel Choir to the Georgia State College Baptist Student Union in Augusta, GA where the choir performed in front of 2500 college students. He also served on the Black African American Student Committee for the Columbus State University Baptist Student Union. During the years 1993-1997, Clarence Hayes served as Co Chairperson of the Deacon Board for the Canaan Baptist Church in Columbus, GA under the leadership of late Pastor James Harold Carter.
In 2008, Pastor Clarence Hayes Jr. became a founding member of the Power Center Christian Church under the leadership of Pastor Will Horn. (http://www.thepowercenter.org/) While he was at the Power Center he served as the Volunteer Coordinator for Power Center. With God's help, he was able to orchestrate a number of Volunteer Projects successfully in a year time. Examples of Volunteer Projects were Wesley Foundation, Project Open Hand, Project Rehoboth, Senior Citizens Services of Atlanta, Children Restoration Network, Rebuilding Together Atlanta, Meals on Wheels Atlanta and various other projects within the community.
In November 2008 he was certified as a Pastoral Counselor by the board of Directors of the National Testing Center and Licensed as an Ordained Minister on November 15, 2008 by New Life Ministries. On December 4, 2009 he was rewarded as one of Atlanta’s 100's Organization Spirit of Service Awards.
On September 05, 2012, Pastor Clarence Hayes Jr., relocated to Philadelphia, PA where he founded Truth and Life Empowerment Community Ministries Inc.. Truth and Life Empowerment Community Ministries Inc is a unique ministry that ministries to all people from all walks of life. Today Pastor Clarence Hayes, currently working on obtaining his Dual Certification in Special Education and Elementary Child Education (K-4) at Drexel University. Pastor Hayes also plans to pursue a Master’s Degree in Leadership for Education.
During his spare time, Pastor Hayes, likes to read, meditate, attend movies, plays, cook and also travel.