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Dr. Deane Holsey

A Life of Outreach

Dr. Deane Holsey

 Dr. Deane Holsey is a well-known Minister in Cordele, GA. She grew up in a Christian home, where religion and spirituality have always played a central role in her life. Dr. Deane Holsey followed this religious path throughout her life, eventually leading to a career in public education, entrepreneurship, and ministry.


Deane has been employed as an educator in the public school system for over twenty years. She is currently employed as an Instructional Technology/Media Specialist.  She is a small business entrepreneur and Co-owner of WH&L, LLC.  Dr. Holsey accepted the call of God to "minister to youth and in revelation" in December 2008 and was licensed to preach the gospel and to exercise her gifts as opportunity allowed on Feb. 8, 2009, under the direction and leadership of Reverend Greg Williams and Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church.  Evangelist Dr. Deane Holsey was ordained on March 6, 2016, under the direction and leadership of Reverend Greg Williams and Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church where she currently serves as an Associate Minister, member of the Pastor's Aide Ministry, and she still sings and plays the piano as needed. Dr. Deane Holsey was  elected on June 26, 2021, as the Pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Ellaville, GA 


Additionally,  outreach ministry has allowed her to assist with the Food Bank and Angel Food Ministries at Marthanna Living Way of Christ Church in DeSoto, GA for many years. She has been active in several community outreach programs which include the EMBC Nursing Home Ministry at the Cordele Rehabilitation Center, Donate Life America, Multiple Sclerosis Foundation of Southwest, GA, Inspire to Inspire by Brenda and Schwann's Ministry.  Deane along with her husband Johnnie also served as foster parents for 10 years to over 21 children of all ethnicities and gender.

Dr. Holsey has been faced with many challenges in life. However, she has learned through trials and tribulations that she is “Chosen to Conquer, and Destined to be delivered." She is an encourager to all she meets and shares that adversity can be overcome with Christ Jesus. Her motto shares that we are "Made 4 Service".  Dr. Holsey's vision is to inspire others to be servants of God.  "For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them".. Ephesians 2:10.

Dr. Deane Holsey enjoys all aspects of her work and considers her ministry to be more of a way of life. She is always available to talk and offer spiritual guidance and support to all.

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