Team Member: Michael Thomas
General Youth President
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Michael Thomas joined the UPCI Youth Ministries team in January 2018. Before joining the team, Michael lived in Gadsden, Alabama, where he served on staff at Church on the Rock as assistant pastor and youth pastor. Michael has been involved in youth ministry on the local and district level for over 19 years. His youth ministry experience includes serving as a lock-in survivor, youth pastor, sectional director, district youth secretary, and the district youth president for Alabama. Michael is privileged to be an ordained minister of the UPCI and is excited to serve and inspire this incredible generation of apostolic youth and young adults to impact and win their world!
Michael and DeAnna have been married for 17 years and are the blessed parents of Myla Joy, Jayla Hope, and Judah Michael. Michael attended Gateway College of Evangelism and holds a bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry from Hope International University of Fullerton, California. He is currently working towards the completion of his master’s degree. Michael enjoys running, kayaking, golfing, and nearly anything related to being outdoors.