Born on September 28, 1973 in East Orange, NJ. Pastor Shirley Ambroise-Geffrand was birthed into this world as the youngest in the family, to the Holy union of her parents Pastor Pierre Paul Ambroise & Evangelist Juselana Ambroise of East Orange, NJ. At the tender age of 12 she accepted Jesus Christ into her life and received the gift of the Holy Spirit at the age of 17.
Growing up in the church, God gifted Pastor Ambroise-Geffrand as an Organist,Youth Director, Youth Preacher on all levels.
After faithfully serving in ministry for over 20 years, Pastor Ambroise-Geffrand responded to the call and attended IFM Bible College and by validation of God was licensed as a Minister 2007. In 2008 Pastor Ambroise-Geffrand attended JTCC for additional ministerial courses.
In September 2009 Pastor Ambroise-Geffrand was ordained as a Pastor. In 2009, after more than 20 years of life connection in and dedication to her father’s ministry, God and her eldest brother Bishop Himrod Ambroise released her to further her destiny.
In June 2009, under the divine inspiration of God, Pastor Shirley Ambroise Geffrand obeyed the voice and direction of God once again and was put on assignment to carry out His Word. She became the Visionary of Faith Tabernacle International Ministries. The mission is for salvation, healing and deliverance around the world. Also to disciple, evangelize and empower this generation through the immutable, uncompromising & life changing word of God. Helping the less fortunate by providing hot meals and food pantry on a weekly basis. Restore families back together. The mission has thus far been spread throughout the Tristate area bringing sinners to repentance, reclaiming the backslider and giving strength to the believer.
In December 2015, Pastor Shirley Ambroise-Geffrand was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Divinity upon recommendation for her contributions to the Orange County and Outstanding Service to the Community.
Pastor Shirley Ambroise-Geffrand tenacious spirit stood on these words “John 9 Verse 4” I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work & Luke 2 verse 49”And He said to them,” why did you seek Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?” Pastor continues to work in the vineyard for the Lord till this day.
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