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Greater Deliverance Church
2621 E. Bus. Hwy 98
Panama City, FL 32401
1-850-784-3624

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Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. –1:00 p.m.

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PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN OF GOD

Pastor Sherlene McClary: A Woman of Excellence

•Founded and established Women Called by God in 1991.

•Founder of GDC (Greater Deliverance Church), International in 1995.

•Founder and CEO of YIA, Incorporated (Youth In Action);
a not for profit organization established in 1997 that has
effectively changed the lives of children for more than 10 years.

•Founder of EBONI (Education Beyond Our Negative Impressions)
A successful community wide HIV/AIDS prevention program.

•Received over 1 million in grant funding for her youth programs.

•Ministers at the largest prison in northwest Florida.
She has been faithful to her monthly prison ministry for more than 8 years reaching thousands of men behind the prison walls throughout the state of Florida.

•Hosts prison satellite ministries for Megafest (Bishop T.D. Jakes)
since 1998.

•P.H.I.P.A. covenant pastor with Bishop T.D. Jakes Ministries.

•Recipient of numerous awards such as The Jefferson Award, ACURE’S Outstanding Community Woman of the Year, Omega
Psi Phi’s Women Of Light, The Department of Juvenile Justice Award and Eckerd’s 100.

•A gifted business consultant, dynamic motivational speaker and active community leader.


Energetic, dynamic and powerful are just a few words that describe Pastor Sherlene McClary. Whenever she steps in her office, God’s pulpit, everyone in the room immediately recognizes the awesome power of God working in her life. She is profoundly gifted to preach the gospel with boldness and with power. She is a true servant of God that knows He has chosen her for this hour and equipped her with a message to bring restoration, healing and deliverance to His people. A native of Kingstree, South Carolina Pastor McClary received Christ at an early age. She completed her studies and went on to pursue Business Administration, an area in which she excels. Shortly after she met and married the love of her life Retired SMSgt James L. McClary and together they have a blossoming family that she nurtures and cherishes.
Throughout her travels Pastor McClary and her husband have seen many miracles come to people of different backgrounds and ethnicities. Her powerful preaching and teaching demonstrates her awesome ability to changes lives by the effectual moving of the Holy Ghost. She is steadfast and unwavering because she knows God has given her a charge. She is a soul-winner, a prayer warrior and a mighty force to be reckoned with in any arena and she is not afraid to pull down strongholds in high places. Her monthly prison ministry, just one of her many outreaches, serves the largest prison in the state of Florida. Because of her tireless efforts many inmates have accepted Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.

Wherever she goes, on the continent of Africa, in Germany or throughout America, Pastor McClary continues to promote goodwill and encourages men and women to overcome their obstacles by using her own testimony, “With God all things are possible.” The bible says in Proverbs that a man with understanding is of an excellent spirit. Pastor McClary understands what it takes to be leader in her community and in the world. As with Queen Esther Pastor McClary has been called for such a time as this; a time when the people of God need a leader who is filled with His Spirit, a leader who is knowledgeable, forthright and committed to excellence in everything she does. And she gives all of the glory to Him.