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 Braswell has been a part of the Missouri District Ladies Ministries team for over ten years and currently serves as the Ladies Ministries Secretary. She met her husband, Keith Braswell, while they were students at Gateway College of Evangelism. Together they have been involved in ministry in various capacities for the past thirty years, and are currently serving as Pastor of LifePoint of West Plains in West Plains, Missouri.

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