Rev. Larry V. Tyler, Senior Pastor Second Baptist Church 156 South Joliet Street Joliet, Illinois 60436
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Master of Religion in Urban Ministry- Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois (1991) Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering- University of Illinois at Chicago (1983)
In Service to CHRIST: Senior Pastor of Second Baptist Church (September 1993).
Hallmarked with a passion to add to the Kingdom of Christ with over one thousand discipleship decisions.
Annual Church workshops for leadership training.
Youth Church Ministry established in 1997 with great love and support for our nursery kids and one-of-a-kind children’s choir.
Expanded community weekly ministries of soup kitchen, food distribution and youth basketball evangelism.
2013 Revised Church Bylaws unanimously accepted to establish clear positions in
God’s Word amidst changing times.
Fifteen year partner with Lamb’s Fold women ministry and shelter.
Annual diverse missions support – Africa / West Indies/ National/ Joliet Community.
Active Support for Lebanon District Association of Baptist Churches in Joliet, serving as President of the Congress – May 1995.
Annual leader in City-wide Evangelistic Crusade for Christ.
Bible Instructor for Christian Leadership Schools in Illinois Baptist General State Convention and Lebanon District Association:
Gospel of John
The Revelation of John
The Anatomy of Cults
Key Church Partner of Child Evangelism of Will County.
Past cabinet member of Illinois Baptist General State Convention of Churches serving with former President Love.
Member - Joliet Area CUFAA (Churches United in the Fight Against AIDS) in cooperation with Regional Care of Will County Health Department.
Invocation leader as assigned for Joliet City Council Meetings
City of Joliet Police Chaplain - 1994
Community Support partner with the Community Development Corporation (Joliet).
St. Thomas 2008, 2009 - Virgin Island Missionary Conference
Antigua 2007- Two missionary trips to Faith Community Church, St. Johns
Africa 2001: Served as missionary with a seven member team from Lebanon District in Joliet to Uganda to provide a training workshop for Pastors/ Church Leaders of indigenous Churches.
Jamaica 1997, 2000;
Bahamas 1996, 2012;
Scotland/England/ France 1988 – Church delegate in the World Baptist Youth Alliance