Rev. Dr. Sophia Pringle
Lead Pastor of The Spring Community Church
The Rev. Dr. Sophia Pringle is a committed Christian who has dedicated her life to the Lord from the tender age of eleven. Growing up in her hometown of Palmers Cross Clarendon, Jamaica, her dedication and giftedness for spiritual service soon became evident and led to her serving in several capacities including local Church Youth Director, Parish Youth Director and National Youth Director for Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.
With a strong affinity for ministry, Sophia has served on pastoral teams for the church in Montego Bay Jamaica and Victory Tabernacle in the Cayman Islands. She also served as the Caribbean Liaison to the International Youth Council of the Church of God of Prophecy and founding Director of Caribbean Youth Conference 2002 to 2008.
A pharmacist by profession, Sophia Pringle holds a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Technology, Jamaica. She is a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP), and a Certified Diabetes Educator. Rev. Pringle also holds a Diploma in Practical Theology from the International Seminary, Florida and is pursuing a Master of Arts in Church Ministries with the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Cleveland, Tennessee.
As Lead Pastor of The Spring Community Church in Toronto, Pastor Pringle has a passion for growth within the Kingdom of God. Dr. Pringle is an itinerant speaker who has ministered at conventions, conferences, retreats and seminars in Jamaica, Cayman Islands, USA, Canada and across the Caribbean. She is married to the love of her life, Rodney, who is her friend, companion and confidant.
Rev. Dr. Arlene O. Hall
Ordained Minister, Church of God (COG)
Dr. Arlene O. Hall is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God (COG) with international offices in Cleveland, TN. She is a native of Jamaica where she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior as a young woman. In 1990 Dr. Hall answered the Call to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. She graduated from the Church of God Ministerial Internship Program and received her Ministerial credential in 1992. Dr. Hall earned a Master of Arts Degree and a Masters of Divinity Degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston, Massachusetts. She earned a Doctor in Ministry Degree in Pastoral Leadership from Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland Tennessee.
In 1999 Pastor Arlene Hall along with her husband Bishop Raymond Hall answered the Call of God and founded Deliverance Temple Worship Center (DTWC), a dynamic church in the inner city of Boston, Massachusetts. Currently, Dr. Hall serves as founder and Lead Pastor of DTWC where God is transforming the lives of men and women positioning them for their destiny. Dr. Hall is a woman of integrity with an engaging and congenial personality. Her unique style of preaching and teaching has reached beyond traditional, cultural, ethnic and generational barriers, touching the lives of clergy and laity alike. God has gifted her with the ability to preach the word of God with revelation and authority. Her desire is to see the people of God embrace their God ordained destiny.
As one of God’s prophetic voices to the Nations, Dr. Arlene Hall ministry is impacting the kingdom beyond the four walls of the church. In addition to her role as Lead Pastor of DTWC, since 1999, Dr. Hall serves on several boards in the community of Boston as well as the Church of God Denomination. After serving on the Board of Directors for the Black Ministerial Alliance (BMA) of Greater Boston, Inc. (BMA), for over 12 years, the Board of Directors of the BMA in an historic move voted Dr. Arlene Hall as the first female and youngest President of the BMA. Dr. Arlene Hall serves as a Teaching Fellow for Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston MA. She is an adjunct professor Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland Tennessee. She is a member of the Board of Trustee for the COG Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland Tennessee. She is also a member of Southern New England (SNE) Church of God Regional Ministerial Board of Education. Dr. Hall is an Advisor and Mentor to many women and men in ministry as well as in the corporate world. She is a conference host, and a highly sought after speaker for Conventions, Conferences, Retreats, Camp meetings, Revivals, Seminars and Workshops. God has truly favored Dr. Hall to minister through out the United States, Canada, South Africa, Israel, Europe, Jamaica, Bahamas and the Cayman Island.
Dr. Arlene Hall first ministry is her family. She is the wife of Bishop Raymond G. Hall and they are the grateful parents of five gifted children who serve with them in ministry: Fabian, Xavier, Rayon, Arriel, and Raymond Jr. and one daughter in law Stefanie. They are also the proud grandparents of Anthony and Tru. The Hall‘s always want to be known as servant leaders who enjoy serving God and serving His people.
Karen Redwood B.Th.,(Hons)
MA Counselling Psychology
(Hons), Registered Psychotherapist and Minister of Religion
Rev. Redwood hails from the quiet parish of Hanover, Jamaica. It was during her early High School years, that the Lord saved and called her to Christian ministry. Immediately upon completion of High School, she heeded the call of God on her life and attended Bethel Bible College where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology with Honours. Rev. Redwood then attended the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology where she gained a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology, again with Honours. She later completed certificates with distinctions in Supervisory Management and Speech Writing and Public Speaking from the University of the West Indies.
Rev. Redwood comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience within the church and corporate society. Rev Redwood has lectured and served for over a decade at Bethel Bible College, Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS), and the International University of the Caribbean (IUC). She has for many years trained pastors and Christian workers for ministry. She specialized in teaching and tutoring in Greek and other New Testament related courses. Rev. Redwood has volunteered many hours also to the Ministry of Justice through research at Tower Street Correctional Facility (also known as Gun Court in Kingston, Jamaica) and through psychotherapy at Victim Support Unit in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Rev. Redwood has been intricately involved in community building and church planting.
Rev. Redwood served many years as a Registered Psychotherapist within a forensic mental health institution, working with youth who struggle with criminogenic issues and various traumas and acute mental health concerns. Presently, Rev. Redwood serves as a Counsellor in academia. She is a powerfully anointed preacher who has developed a reputation as a gifted and inspirational speaker at numerous formal and social gatherings. She is also a committed therapist to adults and adolescents with personal challenges, complex traumas and acute mental health issues. Rev Redwood is the founder and owner of Karen Althea Psychotherapy with office currently located in Burlington, ON.
Dahlia V. Bateman
Barrister & Solicitor
Dahlia Bateman has been providing legal counsel to corporations and individuals in Ontario since 2005. She is a skilled litigator who has successfully represented clients before administrative tribunals, and various levels of court. She is currently General Counsel at Dana Hospitality LP the largest, wholly Canadian-owned food and hospitality services company with over 1500 unionized and non-unionized employees throughout Canada. As General Counsel she advises the executive team on all business issues including commercial transactions, employment and labour law, litigation, and compliance.
Dedicated to community service, Dahlia has sat on several boards and committees including: St. Leonard’s Place Peel Region, which is a transitional home for men who are trying to reintegrate into society after incarceration; the A-Supreme Nursing Foundation, which provides assistance to senior citizens in the Greater Toronto Area; the Toronto District School Board Black Student Achievement Advisory Committee, and, the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers Advocacy Committee. She is also a Volunteer Advisor for the Canadian Executive Service Organization.
Dahlia is committed to improving the lives of disenfranchised groups, and her dedication led to her induction into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society, presented by the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. This prestigious society honours alumnus or alumna of the school who made significant contributions to society in areas such as non-profit or charitable organizations, the legal profession, and their communities. In 2018, she was named one of the 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women.
Dahlia is called to the bars in Ontario and Nova Scotia.
Javaugh Squire has been a member of the Church of God of prophecy for the past twelve years. Javaugh studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Technology, Jamaica and he is currently enrolled as a third-year student at York University. He specializes in Computer Science and is required to code, arrange and meet specific criteria to pursue his chosen technological career.
His passion extends through various fields and practices and these include:
• Engineering (drawing and design)
• Information Technology and Computing
He served in the youth choir, youth ministries, Sunday school, usher department and the technical team at 25 Nugent Street, Saint Catherine, Jamaica. His interest in Information Technology and Computing was developed as a member of the Technical team at his local church in Jamaica. Some of his hobbies include surfing the web, learning more about software and their functionality and teaching new programming languages.
He has been actively involved in the church and he has an unwavering passion to assist and advance the kingdom of God. His passion for learning has allowed him to face each challenge with a strong mindset, indomitable will and confidence. As he strongly believes, with Faith, the impossible is achievable.
Bishop Woodroe Thompson
National Bishop, Church of God of Prophecy
Executive Producer/ Host
Let’s Talk Television Ministry
Bishop Woodroe Thompson is the National Bishop for the Church of God of Prophecy – Eastern Canada. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto Ontario Canada.
Bishop Thompson has been involved in ministry for more than 30 years, and his experiences ranges from youth ministry to pastoral ministry. He served 18 years as senior pastor of North Park Worship Centre in Brampton, Ontario, and hosted the CTS television program, “Nite Lite Live” for several years. In 2014, Bishop Thompson received the inaugural “Men of Excellence” award from the Canada Glass Awards, which recognizes achievements in the Canadian Christian, Inspirational, Jazz, and Urban music market. He is the Executive Producer and Host of Let's Talk Television Ministry.
Bishop Thompson is married and has two sons Adrian, Christopher, and three granddaughters. He is an avid reader, loves movies, and enjoys playing table tennis. He has a passion for serving Christ and serving others.