Pastor Tyrone Powell
Pastor Tyrone Powell is a well recognized and respected Worship Leader, Businessman, Mentor, Music Producer and Pastor. Pastor Tyrone has been in full time ministry since 1993.
As a native of Niagara Falls, New York and born into a musical family where his mother traveled as a singing evangelist; it was not a coincidence that Pastor Tyrone would carry the gift of music ministry and worship inside of him.
In 1995 while playing professional basketball, Pastor Tyrone received the call from God to transition from the life of professional sports to the life of a full-time minister and musician.
Having served as Director of Music and Fine Arts for many years in the local church also as a Mentor to worship leaders around the country, Pastor Tyrone emphatically feels that his true calling is to communicate the Love of God to the world through music and the preached Word of God. Known specifically for his very diverse and distinctive sound effectively captured on various recordings over the years; Pastor Tyrone has been fortunate to bridge many cultural gaps and cross many musical boundaries and divinely connecting people to God through simple, non-complicated, God centered, word based worship.
Since hearing the call to ministry, and striving to perfect the gift of music within him, Pastor Tyrone has gone on to garner many awards for music ministry excellence.
In 1999 the debut CD entitled Relationship Project received the JPfolks album of the year award, in 2001 Pastor Tyrone won the 3fold music group “Best New Artist Award” as well making a national appearance of the famed Bobby Jones Gospel on BET also to note, he has gone on to share the stage with the likes of Gospel and Contemporary Christian artist such as: Israel and New Breed, Martha Munizzi, Vickie Yohe, The Katinas, John P. Kee and so many more. Today his ministry continues to expand its outreach into other countries around the world from Africa to the UK.
With so many accomplishments to note and worldwide travel it could be very easy to sit back and rely on the many accolades that Pastor Tyrone has garnered but the main focus of his ministry has been to unite cultures, churches and nations with the sound of the Kingdom of God and to demonstrate the Love of God to everyone around the world ultimately pointing them to Jesus Christ.
Currently, Pastor Tyrone is Campus Pastor of Hope Aglow Empowerment Church (Fredericksburg) (Affectionately known as The Glow); He and his family currently reside in the Fredericksburg Virginia area.