Westside Church of Christ
Elders and Deacons

ELDERS



Brother John Bell, Sr.
Brother John BellBro. John Bell has served as an elder at Westside Church of Christ for nearly 20 years.  Bro. Bell has been a member of the Church for over 60 years.  He spends a great deal of time in his home office studying the Bible.  He finds joy and fulfillment in teaching and preparing others for "The Home of the Soul."  John's number one goal is to be a stalwart soldier for the Lord as he strives to win souls.  One of John's favorite scriptures is Hebrews 4:16, "Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need."

John and his wife, Lucy, have been married for over 55 years and have lived in the Daytona Beach area since they were young children.  John and Lucy have five adult children and nine grandchildren.  Prior to his retirement, John worked for the United States Postal Service for nearly 50 years.  John's hobbies include studying God's Word, exercising, and gardening.


Brother Joseph Coleman
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Brother Carlos Woody
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DEACONS


Brother Louis Bell, Jr.
Brother Louis Bell, Jr.

Bro. Louis Bell, Jr. is a lifelong Daytona Beach, Florida native and attended public schools in the Volusia County Schools system. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bethune-Cookman University, in 1980. Bro. Bell was baptized at a young age at the Martin Luther King Jr. Church of Christ, in Daytona Beach, Florida. On September 18, 1994, he was ordained as a deacon at Westside Church of Christ. While laboring at Westside, Bro. Bell has served as a song leader, vacation bible school teacher, hospitality leader, on the transportation ministry, and assists wherever a helping hand is needed. One of his favorite scriptures is Galatians 6:9-10 (KJV): “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.”

Bro. Bell has been married to Norma Bell, from Jamaica, W.I., since May 3, 1980. They have been blessed with two amazing adult daughters, Rokaisha (Duwayne) Pelham and Shivonne (Jonathan) Bennett, and four wonderful grandchildren, Maliyah Bennett, Dominique Pelham, Jaylah Bennett, and Duwayne Pelham.

In his recreational time, Bro. Bell enjoys cruising, football, and other sporting activities.


 

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