Meet Our Founder & Overseer

Apostle-Designate Van Marie Green

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Apostle-Designate Van Marie Green is a native of Savannah, Georgia. She was a faithful and dedicated wife to her deceased husband, Elder Isaiah Green, for 28 years. She is the mother of two, the grandmother of four and the spiritual mother of many.
 Van Marie Green received the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal savior in November 1983. By the Spirit of the Lord in December 1989 she began an interdenominational intercessory prayer group called The Praying Women Ministry.

After receiving teaching and training from various spiritual leaders Apostle-Designate Green became a licensed Evangelist on May 23, 1993. On September 16, 2001 she was ordained and installed as Pastor/Overseer and CEO of Everlasting Life Christian Church, Inc. She currently serves as under-shepherd and administrator under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Her motto to “Turn the Hearts of the People Back to God,” has drawn people from various counties throughout the Coastal Empire to serve under her fervent leadership. 


On August 8, 2010, Apostle-Designate Green lead the saints of God into the groundbreaking ceremony of our new Sanctuary being built from the ground up which was called “A New Beginning to Divine Completion!” Whereas ten months later on June 5, 2011 the New Sanctuary Dedication Service was held bringing glory to God! On Sunday, April 22, 2018 she yielded and accepted her elevation as an Apostle. Her Affirmation & Consecration Service as Apostle will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019.


Her teachings are profound, yet taught with simplicity as she speaks into the hearts of all ages. Her ministry has encouraged and transformed the hearts of people throughout Savannah, Georgia, surrounding counties and other cities/states. She challenges Christians (Believers) around the globe to keep praying the will of God into the earth for all men and nations. Pastor Van Marie Green credits the Father for her accomplishments and gives all Glory, Honor and Praise to Him for continuing to allow her to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ.