Pastor Myrtle Townsend is a native of Chicago, IL and is
presently serving with her husband Senior Pastor Edward Townsend of Living
Water Ministries International, a non-denominational church located in East
Chicago, IN. We are believers who walk by faith and live by the word of God.
Myrtle attended Liberty Temple Logos Bible College in Chicago, IL. She was ordained
as an Evangelist by Apostle Clifford Drs. Walter and Sandra Gillespie ordained Myrtle and her husband as Pastors.
Myrtle and her husband were also ordained as Pastors
under the covering and spiritual leadership by Bishop I.V. Hilliard and Dr. Bridget
Hilliard of New Light Church in Houston, Texas. LWMI is a member of Association
of Independent Ministries a fellowship established to spiritually mentor
Pastor Myrtle has volunteered serving women and children in
Ministering healing, restoration and hope to women of all ages from
her own life’s’ experience. Sharing the love of God and His mercy in her
messages that set her free from the past. She has the heart of God to see souls
come to Christ, believers encouraged and to see our young people become a vital
part of God’s instruments upon the earth.
She is also founder and president of LWMI Winning Women’s
www.winning-women.net Its mission is to
exhort and edify women with words of encouragement.
Empower women to fulfill their purpose and walk in their
God given destiny. To teach women to gain an understanding
of His word with dependence on the Holy Spirit. To build women whom
are loving, firm, and unmovable always excelling in whatever they endeavor to
do. Developing women who in
all things are more than conquerors.
Pastor Myrtle is a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother,
speaker, author and entrepreneur. She
and her husband lives in East Chicago, IN.