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Pastor Clarence Hayes Bio

Clarence Hayes Jr, was born to the parents of Marilyn and Clarence Hayes Sr. on March 14, 1977 in Homestead AFB, Florida. During his early childhood years, Pastor Clarence Hayes traveled with his father in the military.  In 1994, Pastor Clarence Hayes Jr., was named as Drum Major of the Kendrick High School Marching Band.  In the year of 1997 he took the Columbus State Gospel Choir to the Georgia State College Baptist Student Union in Augusta, GA where the choir performed in front of 2500 college students.  He also served on the Black African American Student Committee for the Columbus State University Baptist Student Union.  During the years 1993-1997, Clarence Hayes served as Co Chairperson of the Deacon Board for the Canaan Baptist Church in Columbus, GA under the leadership of late Pastor James Harold Carter.

In November 2008 he was certified as a Pastoral Counselor by the board of Directors of the National Testing Center and Licensed as an Ordained Minister on November 15, 2008 by New Life Ministries. On December 4, 2009 he was rewarded as one of Atlanta’s 100's Organization Spirit of Service Awards.  

On September 05, 2012, Pastor Clarence Hayes Jr., relocated to Philadelphia, PA where he founded Truth and Life Christian Center.  Truth and Life Empowerment Community Ministry  is a unique ministry that serves all people from all walks of life.  Today Pastor Clarence Hayes, currently working on obtaining his Dual Certification in Special Education and Early Childhood Education  from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.  Pastor Hayes Currently serves on Philadelphia's Mayor’s Faith Based and Interfaith Commission, The City of Philadelphia Steering Committee, The Elder’s Initiative at the William Way Center and Supt. of the Atlantic Region of the Grace United Fellowship of Christian Ministries.