Ladies’ Ministries

Joann Thornton


Joann Thornton has served as president of Missouri District Ladies Ministries for four years. She previously served as Missouri District Ladies Ministries secretary and as a committee member for seven years. Joann is blessed to be married to her husband of 20 years, Pastor Chris Thornton. They work side-by-side in the city of Lebanon, Missouri, where growing Harvest Tabernacle is their passion. They have three amazing children who are the love of their lives. Joann is a teacher at heart, dabbles in writing, and loves reading, spending time in prayer with her Creator and passionate worship. She will organize anything within reach & likes exercise (sometimes).

Barb Braswell


Barbara graduated from Gateway College of Evangelism in 1986 with an Associate of Arts in Music. She has served as a contributing writer for Word Aflame Publications. Her interests include music, cooking, photography, scrapbooking, and creating multi-media presentations for special family events. She serves alongside her husband, Keith, at LifePoint in West Plains, Missouri. They have been married for 27 years, and have three children, Tyler, Tiffany and Trey.

Ladies’ Leaders

Section 1 Rosalie Harpole
Section 2 Donna Mangus
Section 3 Judy Bentley
Section 4 Chae Sheerin
Section 5 Heather Risner
Section 6 Angie Buchanan
Section 7 Ashley Johnson
Section 8 Amy Blackwell
Section 9 Amber James
Section 10 Melinda Gates
Section 11 Sandra Axton