|Eldress Gloria Kelly, Teacher, Prayer Warrior|
Gloria Jean Kelley was born November 6, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana and is the second child of seven born to the late Oscar and Lena Sheppard. She was filled with the Holy Ghost at 14. She was called by God to teach and encourage His people in His Word and His ways. She has an ongoing street ministry where she witness to the lost, hurting and unchurched. She joined God’s Word of Deliverance Apostolic Faith Church under the leadership of Overseer Betty J. Crowder in 1984 and has worked in the ministry as a teacher, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent for ten years. She has an outreach ministry where she teaches at seminars and meetings. She graduated from Smiley High School and Massey Business School. She now holds a position as office manager of SheppHudds Corporation and Program Coordinator at Savoy-Nicholas Outreach.