Pastors & Staff


Dr. Diana M. Brewer

Founding & Senior Pastor

Pastor Diana M. Brewer is the Pastor of Anchored in Truth Ministries,
located in Edwardsville, Illinois, a suburban community 25 miles
northeast of St. Louis, Missouri.  

Since the age of thirteen, Pastor Brewer has dedicated her life to
Christian Ministry. After graduating from Roosevelt University
with her B.A. in English, she went on to earn a M.S. in Counseling
from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Up to this point,
pastoring a church was inconceivable to her. Meanwhile, God
was transforming Pastor Brewer to become an adept pastor; taking
her through many trying experiences that would greater prepare her
for leading a body of Christian believers. Before founding
Anchored in Truth Ministries, Pastor Brewer served in numerous
church administrative and evangelical positions.

In 1985, God led Pastor Brewer and her husband the late Sherman R. Brewer to Bethesda Church of the Apostolic Faith where her spiritual growth proliferated tremendously. It was during this period that Pastor Brewer was called to become a pastor. After accepting the call on her life, she started weekly Bible studies in her home that included only her husband, two of her children, and a family friend. In virtue of her leap of faith, the word began to spread around the St. Louis area. As a result, many people began a relationship with the Lord, accepted salvation, and became faithful members of her ministry.
In December 1997 God put it on her heart to have Sunday morning service in their home, in which her son Jason C. Brewer (now a Bishop and pastor of King of Kings Christian Assembly in Springfield, IL) was the speaker.  
In January 1998, Pastor Brewer along with her husband Sherman, sons Jason (Deanna) and Jordan and daughter Traci officially established Anchored in Truth Ministries.  In 1999, Pastor Brewer relocated Anchored in Truth Ministries from a ballet studio with a handful of members, to a nearly 7,000 sq. ft. facility with over 100 congregants.
Pastor Brewer is committed to carrying the gospel locally, nationally and world-wide. Her messages are thought-provoking, challenging, and filled with love. Teaching the unadulterated word of God causes listeners to look deep within their hearts and move to higher levels in Christ. 

Traci Daniels

Assistant Pastor / Director of Altar Workers


Valerie Jones

Youth Pastor

Pastoral Staff

Jordan Brewer

Pastoral Staff / Minister of Music


Elect Lady Lynette Johnson

Pastoral Staff / Multimedia Ministry Director


Devan Walls

Pastoral Staff


Elect Lady Yvonne Walls

Pastoral Staff / Director of Outreach / Director of Ushers

Deacons & Deaconesses

Eric Daniels



Odell Lowe

Deacon / Director of Security


Charles Johnson

Deacon / Director of Transportation


Marlin Moody



Chris Webb



Bleanser Brown

Deaconess / Sisterhood President


Patricia Lowe

Deaconess / Director of Prayer Warriors


Judy Towne

Deaconess / Church Beautification President


Dr. Arthur Clay Garrett

Director of Christian Education / V.B.S. Program Director


Elect Lady Claudette Johnson

Sick & Bereavement Ministry President

Directors & Auxiliary Leads

Dr. Kimberly Moody

Church Clerk / Director of H.O.N.O.R. Heirs Overcoming Negativity through Optimism and Righteousness


Whitney Brewer

Director of Creative & Fine Arts


Regeana Canada

Community Relations President


Charmian Aaron

Director of Marketing & Social Media  /  Contentment Singles Ministry President


Shanita Garrett

Helping Hands Ministry President / V.B.S. Program Director


DaVaughn Jackson

Behavioral Health Services Director / Benevolence Ministry President


Candice McClendon

Single Parents Ministry President / Head Nurse


Quinton T. Westbrook, Jr.

M.O.V.E. Men of Valor and Excellence President