Pastor Nancy L. Clark, founder and pastor of Joy of the Lord Ministries, Inc. in Greenville, SC. and founder of Nancy Clark Ministries, Inc.
Pastor Clark is the 2nd of 11 children born to the late William & Sula Holland Taylor. She is married to Deacon James H. Clark, who embraces her in the work of the Lord. They share in the lives of three children and four grandchildren. She was employed and retired from the US Postal Service with 33 years of service in human resources.
She is ordained with the credentials from the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Inc. of which the church is affiliated. Theological background includes the Ministerial Institute of the PAW and other bible related studies and she vows to be a lifelong student of the bible.
In June 2006 the Honorable Richard E. Young appointed her as the first female District Elder in the South Carolina State Council of the PAW. She was assigned to serve as the Advisor for the Ministers Wives of the SCSC.
In March 2010 a church to house Joy of the Lord Ministries, Inc. was purchased along with 2 houses and 4 adjacent lots. Also, in 2010 she was awarded the “The Church and Community Woman of Excellence Award” by the state of South Carolina.
In October 2014 the Honorable Charles H. Ellis III elevated her as the first female Suffragan Bishop in the South Carolina State Council. She currently serves over “Women’s Affairs” in the SCSC.
Pastor Clark is an uncompromising visionary who serves the flock of God with joy while nurturing them in the word, fostering relationships, and leading by example. She is committed to the souls of all mankind. She is currently actively involved and committed to the community efforts and is a part of a task force for community revitalization.
She is a woman with a vision that walks by faith while believing in the power of prayer. She is currently working on the publication of her first book.
Her favorite scripture is, “I can do all things through Christ which strengthen me” Philippians 4:13, she is forever greatful to God for finding her worthy to lead his people.