Pastor David T. Stokes is the son of the late Robert Stokes Sr. and Lovella Stokes. Born in Baltimore, MD, he is a product of it’s school system and it’s streets. Education can come in many ways. He was married for 21 years to the late great Bobette Virginia Stokes and out of that union two children were born, Joshua and Ariel.
After extensive ministry in the Church Of The Redeemed Of The Lord (pastored by Dr. Jerome Stokes) and the Salvation Army A.R.C., he opened the doors to Maranatha Apostolic Temple September 22, 1996. From that time till now, God has continued to add to the church daily. The ministry now consists of 20 chapters, outreach and child care ministries. It also sponsors counseling, fitness and food pantry programs for whosoever will.
Pastor Stokes holds the following Degrees:
~ Electronic Technology
~ Substance Abuse and Marital Counseling
~ Pastoral Counseling
Pastor Stokes continues to strive for excellence through the ups and downs of public service. He has adopted a saying that somewhat covers whatever life brings. Regardless of its nature or intensity he simply says “It’s Just Life”
He Today, Extends to you a most gracious and sincere invitation to join us at Maranatha and truly experience “The Lord’s Doing