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Apostle Nona Parker is a 21st century apostle, dedicated to cultivating guardians for God’s Kingdom. Apostle Nona desires to see men and women of God move from being simply consumers of His grace to becoming producers of His power. Her ministry impact moves people from fear to greatness and unveils their rightful place in His kingdom. Her resources, services and programs are designed for those who want to build, edify, expand and advance the Lord’s church. As a 25 year pastor of Ekklesia Worship Assembly in Joliet Illinois, Apostle Nona has learned how to become a “wise master builder.” Merging more than 7 church entities into a single collaborative vision, she has garnered years of experience and expertise in church planting, ministry development, leadership training and coaching including mediation and conflict resolution. Apostle Nona is often sought out to speak, teach, train apostles, prophet, five-fold leaders and even up and coming ministers in kingdom advancement, guardianship and governance. This dynamic leader, has developed prophetic curriculum, hosted numerous conferences and workshops, including the establishment of an online training camp entitled “Shamar Prophets.” 


Apostle Nona is an ordained and commissioned Apostle, receiving credentialing through Price University and New Era Apostleship Restitution Society of Churches and Ministries located in Tulsa, OK. Apostle Nona has earned a BA in Business Accounting through Trinity College.   She carries out that commission through her commitment and dedication to raising up this next generation of ministers and leaders to defend Christ dominance by creating more than servants but witnesses of God’s truth both present and yet to come. The ultimate fruit of her apostleship is evidenced by delivering the captives from demonic strongholds and religiously unregenerate minds, using apostolic authority, wisdom, power, and insight.

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Apostle Nona Parker


Apostle Glenda McCullum

Apostle Glenda McCullum carries a mandate of releasing worship in the earth and ministering healing and deliverance to hurting and broken vessels. Dr. McCullum is the founder and former senior leader of Gateway Worship Assembly, formerly Kingdom Builders International Training and Worship Center in Joliet, Illinois.

She also established “ARISE” Community Development Corporation, a 501c3 organization to serve under privileged youth in her surrounding region.


Dr. McCullum received apostolic commissioning and is endorsed by Apostle, Dr. John A. Tetsola of Bronx New York. Apostle McCullum travels nationally and internationally, covering the earth with worship, the word and setting the captives free. She has ministered in the nations of Australia, St. Kitts, South Africa, Singapore, and Malaysia. Dr. McCullum is committed to city transformation through city-wide prayer initiatives.


Glenda is an independent recording artist and has released projects such as, “I Bowed on My Knees and Cried Holy,” “House of Prayer” and Secret Place Encounters.”

Dr. McCullum launched a fragrance line of lightly scented roll-ons and perfumes; bearing the names of Glenda, Rae for Him, and Glenda Rae.


Dr. McCullum received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from St. Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida. She earned a       Certificate of Completion in Kingdom Studies from Kingdom           University School of Ministry, Dr. N. Cindy Trimm, Chancellor;         an Associate Degree in General Studies as well as a Certificate       of Achievement in Human Resources from Joliet Junior College.

 Dr. McCullum is a life-long resident of Joliet, IL, a suburb of       Chicago, IL. She is the mother of three, a grandmother, and a great-grandmother.

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