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Order of St Luke

 
 

Guest Speaker May 31, 2015

The Rev. Dr. Jack Sheffield

"Awakening Bride"

The OSL Worldwide

 
     
 
The Rev. Dr. Jack and Anna Marie Sheffield both experienced a life-changing rebirth into Christ Jesus and His kingdom and the in-filling of the Holy Spirit in 1973. Together they have served in ministry for over 30 years, and continue to witness many healings and miracles of Godís grace and power in a variety of forms and manifestations.

Ordination
Jack answered the call to ordained ministry in 1978. He and Anna Marie sold all they had, packed up their two young sons and went off to seminary, where Jack (and his family!) graduated from Southern Methodist Universityís Perkins School of Theology, with a Masterís degree in Theology. In 1991, he received further training at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, in Austin, Texas. He was ordained an Episcopal deacon in 1992 and a priest in 1993.

Doctorate in Ministry 2001
Jack earned his Doctorate in Ministry from the Seabury Institute in Chicago, Illinois in June of 2001. His area of focus was congregational development. Jack is a gifted preacher with a strong leaning towards the prophetic. He has a delightful sense of humor and can deliver the Truth in a most winsome way. He served in the pastorate for a total of 18 years, in the Methodist Church, a non-denominational church, and the Episcopal Church. Anna Marie took an active part in the churches in teaching, childrenís ministry and worship, and mentoring women and teenage girls.

Jack has been a Chaplain in the International Order of St. Luke the Physician since 1993 and is now the North American Director.  He is also Regional Director of Region 5, which encompasses six states. Jack has authored three anointed books:
Godís Healing River, Under Healing Wings, and The Genesis Seed.

Evangelical Ministry 2001/ Deep River Ministries flows! 
In 2001, Jack and Anna Marie felt the call from God to begin an evangelistic ministry with the purpose of spreading the Good News that Jesus is still in the business of healing His people: spirit, soul and body. They minister in all denominational and non-denominational churches both nationally and internationally. They are available for conferences, weekends of renewal, revivals, healing missions, retreats; wherever God calls. Jack and Anna Marie are available as a team, or individually.

Jack has been a past chaplain for the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.  He has enjoyed leading men and boys retreats. Jack and Anna Marie have both made their Cursillo (similar to Walk to Emmaus. They are available for WEDUís. They have both enjoyed participating in Camp Farthest Out (CFO) and are happy to speak at CFO weekends as well.

Anna Marie
Anna Marie is a wife, mother, grandmother, a retired dental hygienist and Co-director/Administrator for Deep River Ministries. She graduated, magna cum laude, from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, with a degree in Biology/Psychology. Anna Marie is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. She is also a member of Daughters of the King, a prayer ministry within the Episcopal Church. She has been a Stephen Minister and a member of the Community of Hope.

Anna Marie loves to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ and help others to do the same. Her openness, honesty and practical wisdom have inspired others to step out in faith to serve the Lord. Together, Anna Marie and Jack teach, preach and train others to pray for those in need. Anna Marie has been given a wonderful anointing to minister. She enjoys leading women to discover the treasure they are in Christ.

Christ Healing Center established 2004
In 2004, seeing the need for a safe place that would provide more in-depth prayer ministry, Jack and Anna Marie helped to establish two healing centers. One is in their hometown of San Antonio, Texas, and is called Christ Healing Center. The other is known as Bethsaida House and is located in Columbus, Georgia. Wonderful volunteer staff have prayed for hundreds and seen awesome miracles and precious inner healings and deliverance from demonic oppression.

Jack and Anna Marie have been married for over 30 years. Son Stevie lives in Heaven with his Savior. Son John Erin is married to a lovely woman, Kathleen. Jack and Anna Marie have three exceptional, bright, funny, fabulous grandchildren!  Chayton, Kayla and Joseph, we love you! 
Jack and Anna Marie are in high demand for speaking at healing events. For more information visit:

www.deepriverministries.com  
http://christhealingcenter.com/  
http://www.drm7.blogspot.com  
http://www.60dayhealthchallenge.blogspot.com  
http://www.discoverhiddenart.blogspot.com