Tywon A. Heath, Sr.
Tywon Heath has been preaching and teaching the gospel for over 15 years now. Born in Albany, Georgia, he grew up in a Christian home with his father who was also a Pastor. Reverend Heath accepted Christ at an early age in his life. At the age of 8, he was baptized and became a member of the Greater 2nd Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Albany, GA. Reverend Heath is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where as he served his country proudly. He had the chance to visit several countries and states within the United States to give him a better understanding of the diversity in our world. He was recently employed with the Albany Police Department, Albany, Georgia, working as an Investigator in the Family Protection Unit. Reverend Heath has received specialized training in the following areas, but not limited to: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assaults, Child Abuse/Death, Gang Investigator, Hostage Negotiator, and School Resource Officer. Reverend Heath not only serves as a local law enforcement officer, but, he also serves as Chaplain to the police department and is a member of the Georgia Association of Law Enforcement Chaplains (G.A.L.E.C.). Reverend Heath obtained his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice at Troy University and his Associates Degree in Theology at Southwest Georgia Theology Seminary (accredited). Reverend Heath answered his calling into the ministry in 2002 under the leadership of Reverend Edward J. Heath, Pastor of Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church, Inc., Albany, Georgia. As Reverend Heath served there for three years, he worked in several different fields of ministry including: Senior Citizens Ministry, Youth Ministry, Transportation Ministry, Media Ministry and other departments which dealt with maintaining the church and organization of programs. Rev. Heath was recently called to serve as Pastor of the Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Oakfield, Georgia. He has already gained much love and respect as he preach and teach the Gospel of Christ. Rev. Heath previously served as Pastor to the Mountain Grove Baptist Church in Dawson, Georgia and the Jackson Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Parrott, Georgia. While being at both of these churches, he has taught and demonstrated how God will continue to bless those who continue to follow and obey His word. Reverend Heath has gained much respect and love from those whose lives he has touched by the teachings of Christ! Reverend Heath is not only a loving and caring shepherd within the church, but also at home. His greatest joy is his family! He has a beautiful, loving and devoted wife and best friend, Wanda. Then there are the children: Tywon, Jr., Shakira, Timothy, Precious and Andraya, who take on his characteristics of fun and laughter. He is greatly adored and highly respected by his family for exercising exemplary Christian leadership.