Deacon LaShaun Benjamin, Elder & Deacon Board Chairman
I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Psalm 91:2
Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind….Romans 12:2
Deacon LaShaun Benjamin Sr. serves as the Chairman of the Deacon Board. He is a native of Sumter, South Carolina.
Deacon Benjamin is a 20-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. While in the Marine Corps he completed college earning an Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement. He currently works as a Marine Instructor at Mexico Academy and Central School District in their Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers Training (MCJROTC) program.
Deacon Benjamin is also a student at Denver Seminary, pursuing a Master of Arts in Leadership.
Deacon Benjamin has been married to his wife, Tasha, for 21 years and they have four amazing children, LaShae, Tiesha, LaShaun Jr., and Naomi.