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 Prophetess Laverne Smoot

Prophetess Laverne Smoot is a licensed and ordained minister under the apostolic counsel of Bishop Daniel B. Salley, Jr. and Pastor Barbara A. Salley of Redeeming Life Ministries International in Port Tobacco, MD. She was happily married for 35 years to the late Apostle Reginald Smoot who departed this life to be in the presence of the Lord. She has two daughters LaTanya and Cecily and three grandsons Denard, Christopher, and Bryan whom she sincerely loves.


Prophetess Smoot acknowledged her call to ministry in March 2002. Months later, she preached her preliminary sermon and while delivering that homily, the gift of prophesy came upon her, and God’s grandeur filled the assembly wherein spiritual liberation, restoration and redemption became the directive of the service. People lives were reformed, and God was glorified! This manifestation and ground-breaking experience confirmed her spiritual gifting sanctioned of the Lord. Since that time, she has intentionally pursued the call of ministry upon her life thriving, developing, and excelling in every ministerial undertaking and assignment duly appointed to her.


Academically, she attended the University of North Carolina Greensboro. While serving in ministry, as an ordained minister, she completed various biblical classes offered by Virginia Union University. Additionally, she finished the School of the Prophets facilitated by Global Manifestation, a para-ministry with a command to train, equip, and qualify individuals to effectually serve in prophetic ministry.


During her Christian pilgrimage, she faithfully supported and served in churches, where she was a member, and held numerous positions of leadership i.e., Sunday School Teacher, Choir and Praise Team Member, Choir Director, Church Treasurer, Church Administrator, Dean of Education, and Member of The Board of Directors. Her abilities aren’t limited to only administrative functionalities, she also facilitated training in the Five-Fold Ministry Gifts and served as a prolific orator at many regional conferences and seminars.


Her focus and purpose in ministry are to advance the Lord’s work, educating and teaching the Five-Fold Ministry Gifts of Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and Teacher, emphasizing biblical philosophies and ideologies found in Ephesians 4:11-16. For this cause, she has established Laverne Smoot Ministries, a kingdom parliament of destiny and purpose to advance the ecclesia, the Lord’s Church, using disciplines and principles of kingdom prophesy and the facilitation of the Five-Fold Ministry.

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