About Elders in the church

James 5:14 - Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia defines an Elder as: "An elder in Christianity is a person valued for his wisdom ..." and we definitely have wise elders and we certainly do value them greatly, thanking God for sending strong pillars to lead the way and who encourage others to do the same.

Our Elders

Elder John Kerr

Elder John Kerr and his wife Dolores

Elder John Kerr and his wife Dolores

A man of faith, strength and a great example to others, Elder John E. Kerr served 11 years as an Elder at Covenant Word Church before he went home to be with the Lord on June 3rd, 2019, at the age of 96.

A pillar is a support structure of a building and Elder John was a support of this ministry since the beginning. Elder John and his wife Dolores are also Pastor Kevin's parents and have supported him in love and faith his whole life.

Elder Skip Voss

Elder Skip Voss and wife Suzanne

Elder Skip Voss and wife Suzanne

Elder Skip is gifted strongly in the areas of evangelism and counseling. He moved here from California to be a helper to Pastor Kevin and to the ministry God has planted here in Key West, Florida.

Elder Skip is a great encourager to Pastor Kevin as well as to the congregation. He encourages with words of joy and faith-filled declarations of victory.

“Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.”
— 2 Corinthians 1:24

We are all blessed by his dedication to God first, but also dedication to our Pastor as well. He has a heart to bless and support Pastor Kevin in any way he can.  He will do anything for someone who is sincere in their need and honest about their desire to change the situation. He has been a blessing to us all since he arrived.