Rev. Dr. Thurmond and Barbara Bowens (Forgiveness & Restoration)
Dr. Bowens is married to the former Barbara Murcier of McCormick, S.C. They are the proud parents of two children, Thurmond Whitfield Bowens, III, and Lauren Murcier Bowens. Dr. Bowens is a graduate of Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from South Carolina State University. He received his Master of Divinity and earned his Doctor of Ministry degrees, both from Erskine Theological Seminary. Dr. Bowens is the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Columbia, SC.
Rev. Hayward and Starlette Jean (Quality Time)
Hayward and Starlette Jean have been married for 16 years. The couple met at Claflin University in 2003. They have served as Marriage Ministry Leaders at The Feast of the Lord in Orangeburg, SC for 15 years. During this joyful time of ministry, the couple has coordinated Marriage Conferences and Marriage Retreats in Charlotte, NC and Savannah, GA. They hold monthly marriage ministry nights that consist of team building, guest speakers and a time of sharing for the purpose of uplifting married couples. Hayward and Starlette are the lead pre-marital and marriage counselors at their church.
Attorney F. Xavier Starkes (Wills and Estate Planning)
F. Xavier Starkes is a native of Columbia, South Carolina who has more than 30 years of legal experience and a proven track record of providing the highest quality legal services for his clients. Starkes is licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts of South Carolina and before the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is committed to the zealous representation of each client while serving them with dignity, honor, and integrity. His specialties include personal injury law, wrongful death, federal criminal defense representation, and real estate law.