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Bishop-Elect Frank E. Thompson

Bishop-Elect Frank E. Thompson, Founder & Senior Pastor of the Apostolic Worship Center, in Orlando, is an Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, native, and the son of the late George W. and Ruth M. Starks.

Pastor Thompson was preaching at age 14, and in 1987, he became a licensed and ordained minister under Bishop Charles Washington of Mt. Zion Apostolic Church, in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Allowing God to order his steps with a move to Orlando to work for Walt Disney World Resorts, he accepted an opportunity to serve on the opening team of three of the company’s newest properties. Educated in Health Services Administration, he was selected to join Disney University, where he provided training and development to the cast at Walt Disney World.


A special anointing has been placed on Bishop-Elect Thompson’s life to care for God’s people. This facilitator, author, visionary and humble servant, believes that there is nothing too hard for God. He teaches determination and faith while maintaining a “never quit” attitude. Pastor Frank is married to Chenice Brandon Thompson and together they have four children and eight grandchildren.