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 C. Shawn Tyson is the youngest of 5 talented siblings born to the late Bishop James E. and Elect Lady Evelyn Tyson. Born and raised in the church, Pastor Tyson began matriculating in the ministry at a young age, being born again at the age of eight and preaching his first sermon at the age of eighteen.

 Pastor Tyson launched into full time ministry in 1990 traveling globally as an international evangelist. 

 In 1997, Pastor Tyson returned to Indianapolis, IN, as the Assistant Pastor of his home assembly, Christ Church Apostolic. July of 2010, Pastor Tyson assumed the call to pastor Calvary Ministries International in Youngstown OH, succeeding the late, Honorable Bishop Norman L. Wagner. In 2013, he also assumed pastorate of his home assembly, Christ Church Apostolic, where he currently serves as senior pastor.

 Pastor Tyson is a committed husband, father, pastor, mentor and friend. His intense devotion to worship, evangelism, and unifying the body of Christ across denominational lines through fellowship and the spiritual and academic development of aspiring young ministers through the spoken word, seminars, lectures and symposiums has made him one of the most sought-after speakers in the United States to date. 

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 Evangelist Krista M. Tyson is an Apostolic voice to the World that manifested in the earth in 1985 when she accepted her call to ministry of not only expounding the Word of God through preaching, teaching and singing to the nations, but also to the specific call to the continued development of leading women who are: pastor’s wives, pastors, evangelists, missionaries, visionaries, teachers, and auxiliary leaders.

 She is a 1982 Theology Major and Graduate of Aenon Bible College of Indianapolis, Indiana graduating Salutatorian. A Theology student at the Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ordained into the ministry in 1986. 

 She assists her husband, Senior Pastor Suffragan Bishop C. Shawn Tyson, and her son Executive Pastor through the “Power of Partnership in Ministry” at Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church in Youngstown, Ohio and Christ Church Apostolic in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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