Pastor Mona Lisa is the daughter of founders Pastor Clifton and Katie Smith. Her father began as a traveling evangelist. In the early days she traveled with her father in street revivals and then to churches in various cities in North Carolina. She served as the Minister of Music, Church Administrator, Adult Sunday School Teacher, and other areas asneeded. She is a lover of praise and worship and a powerhouse in her delivery of the word of God. It is her desire to always lift Jesus and bring people into his presence. (John 12:32; Psalm 16:11) Pastor Mona Lisa was officially ordained as a minister in 1997. In 1999, Pastor Clifton Smith, Jr. transition to his heavenly home. Pastor Katie was ordained as Senior Pastor and appointed Pastor Mona Lisa as her Vice-President/Assistant Pastor. In 2001 Pastor Katie transitioned to her heavenly home. It was then that Pastor Mona Lisa accepted the call and was ordained as Pastor later in that year.