Pastor Courtney Sanders Jr.

Elder Courtney Sanders Jr. is the son of the Late Administrative Assistant Courtney Sanders Sr. and District Missionary Bernice Sanders. He is married to the beautiful Cora L Sanders and from this union blossomed three children, Courtney Ill, Corbin Wesley, Chole Michelle.

Elder Sanders Jr. was saved, sanctified and filled the Holy Ghost at the tender age of 12 during a revival at New Haven COGIC; speaking the anointed word of God by Evg. B.A. Armour. Elder Sanders Jr. attended Southeast Missouri State where he received a BA in Business Administration and currently pursuing his Masters in Theology & Business. Professionally he worked as an Area Manager for Pepsi and 14 years for AT&T where he currently serves as Uverse Sales Manager.

In 1998, Elder Sanders Jr. accepted his calling to proclaim God’s Holy Word. In 2001 ordained by Bishop Lawrence Wooten, EMWI Jurisdictional Prelate and General Board Member of the Church of God in Christ, in the first ordination class of his administration.

Under his pastor, Admin. Asst. Courtney Sanders Sr.’s leadership, Elder Sanders Jr. received numerous appointments which entails the local Asst. Pastor, Sunday School Supt., Youth Leader, Head Musician and Trustee. The district President of Music and Evangelism Dept., Jurisdictional Vice President of the Music Dept. and the Council of Pastors and Elders Council EMWI Jurisdiction and many others whenever there's a need you will find him working.

After finishing his earthly course. his pastor and father (Admin. Asst. Courtney Sanders Sr.) went home to be with the Lord. Elder Sanders Jr. took the mantle of his father that fell upon him (II Kings 2:14) on April 26, 2014 to serve as Pastor of Faith Temple Complex COGlC in Hayti Missouri. Pastor Sanders Jr. comes from a legacy of highly anointed and powerful Gospel preachers as fourth generation COGIC preacher many describe as anointed, yet humble Preacher of the Gospel.

Pastor Sanders Jr. is a Gospel Preacher who God is using to bridge the gap and bring His people together. While conducting many revivals throughout the region many have been saved, delivered and set free. In his words "I get no greater joy than seeing souls delievered by the hands of the enemy!!!"

Pastor Sanders Jr. truly has an "End Time" message to instruct and construct the lives of God's people. He is an Anointed Vessel of God chosen to "Extended a Helping Hand to a Dying World".