LIVING WATER CHRISTIAN CENTER - A Great Church With Great People Doing Great Things

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, located in East Chicago, IN. We are believers who walk by faith and live by the word of God.

Pastor Myrtle attended Liberty Temple Logos Bible College in Chicago, IL. She was ordained as an Evangelist by Apostle Clifford Turner. Doctors Walter and Sandra                                                                  Gillespie ordained Myrtle and her                                                                      husband Edward 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 pastors.  

Pastor Myrtle has volunteered serving women and children in shelters.
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 Ministry.  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.