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1st Vice President Elder Johnathan Mintz

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1st Vice President
Stand for Christ WOTCC – Orangeburg, SC

Pastor Johnathan Mintz is a native of Orangeburg, SC. He is the first born of two sons. His parents, Willie and Priscilla, and his brother, Justin now reside in St. Matthews, SC. Pastor Mintz was educated in the public schools of Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 and graduating with honors, he furthered his education at the University of South Carolina (Columbia Campus) College of Biology.

Pastor Mintz is married to Elect Lady Wanda (Guess) Mintz. This union is abundantly blessed with six children. Jonathan, Julai, Justin, Jayden, and twins, Joshua and Jackson who have brought much joy to this young couple’s life. Needless to say, there is never a dull moment in their presence!

Pastor Mintz was called to the ministry while he was a member of the St. James Church of God under the leadership of his grandfather the late Bishop L. W. Mintz. He served faithfully there as the Minister of Music and on many other committees. The Mintz family was introduced to the Way of the Cross Church of Christ by the Late Bishop Harold K. Clarkson. They joined this great organization via Miracle Way of the Cross in Cameron, SC on January 8, 2006. Continuing the mission in Vance, SC, which Minister Mintz founded in 2004, he worked faithfully and fervently to promote the spreading of the gospel of Jesus Christ. From the “Pineland Street Mission,” as it was affectionately called, was birthed the ministry he now pastorsĀ  Stand for Christ Way of the Cross Church of Christ.

Pastor Mintz currently holds many offices in the WOTCC. In the South Carolina Diocese he is the Minister of Music and the Vice President of the YFC. In the Southern Region he is also the Minister of Music and the President of the YFC.

With great enthusiasm and vitality, Pastor Mintz works tirelessly to ensure that he is found worthy of the vocation wherewith he has been called!

3rd Vice President Areas of Responsibility

Junior Youth: Plan services and activities for elementary and pre-school aged youth.

Music: Coordinates the music ministry at our national meetings. All youth musicians, directors, and choir members are asked to be a member.

Praise Team (New): Leads the congregation in praise and worship at the beginning of services and during the altar call.

Ushers: Provides assistance to delegates, visitors, and guest to ensure that matters are handled in decency and order during services. All youth ushers are asked to be a member.

Local Youth for Christ Presidents: New England Diocese