Rev.Dr. Emanuel Washington

Dr. Emanuel Washington is a native of Alabama and was called to preach when he was 5 years old.
He is the former Pastor of First Baptist Church in Port Clinton, Ohio where he served for over three years. After his tenure at First Baptist Church, he went on to further his education. He is the proud Pastor of Lodebar Outreach Christian Center in Toledo, Ohio, a non-denominational ministry, where
he serves faithfully since its conception on November 4, 2007.

Dr. Washington also has a flourishing counseling business under the name of Christian Pastoral Counseling Services. Dr. Emanuel Washington has been in the Evangelistic Ministry field for more
than 25 years and has extensive training to do Evangelistic Seminars. He was also a tour host
for trips to Israel and conducted a service on the Jordan River where he baptized, gave communion,
and preached the word of God. Dr. Washington is also affiliated with the International Ministry
of Bob Larson, DWJD ministries (Do What Jesus Did).

One of the outstanding characteristics of Dr. Washington is his compassion for souls. His ability
to win souls for Christ has been enumerable and appreciated by those he has led to Christ.

Dr. Emanuel Washington attended Temple Baptist Seminary in Sandusky, Ohio for two and one
half years, Moody Bible College for 3 years. He is a graduate of the American Baptist Theological Seminary in Nashville Tennessee, Toledo Ohio Extension. He has an authentic Bachelor of Theology Degree, a Master of Theology Degree, a Doctorate of Theology Degree and a Doctorate of Pastoral Counseling from Andersonville Baptist Theological Seminary in Camilla, Georgia.

He is married to Thelma Washington. She is a graduate of the American Baptist Theological
Seminary of Nashville Tennessee, Toledo Extension where she received her certificate in Christian Education and is able to teach anywhere in the United States. She also has an Associates Degree in Administration from Bowling Green State University, Firelands College, in Huron, Ohio. Thelma Washington is currently working on her Masters and Doctors degree in Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary. They are the proud parents of Edward, Wilanna, and Jashelyn and have ten beautiful grandchildren and one great grandchild.