Board of Directors

Pastor Marva J. Edwards


Marva is married and she has a total of 10 children collectively, 5 daughters 5 sons, 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She has served as a community worker, chaired a Community Development Corporation for a number of years, Marva has received formal training in the area of domestic violence advocacy with the North Carolina Coalition against Domestic.

Marva is the founder and CEO of MOM Ministries II and currently serves as an Advocate, Trainer, Facilitator and Speaker as it relates to domestic violence awareness.  In October of 2013 Marva started “Inspire” a Support Group for survivors of domestic abuse. Marva is also the Author of Bound to Be Free and Destinada a ser libre, Rompiendo las cadenas dela Violencia Dome’stica

Marva has become a voice against domestic violence and healthy dating as she has been afforded the opportunity to speak at conferences, universities workshops, agencies, community centers, churches as well as other venues. Marva transitioned from the Pastorate to Outreach Ministry in 2013. Her greatest joys are her love for God, her family and the greater good of mankind.

Mr. Robert E. Edwards II

Robert-EdwardsRobert is married; he has children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Robert has worked in Insurance and Security Sales for various companies. He was also previously employed with Center for Creative Leadership. Robert is currently semi-retired and employed with Allied Barton. In Ministry Robert has served as a Deacon and Finance Officer.  He has been a part of MOM Ministries II since its inception and has served faithfully.

Pastor Barbara Powell

Pastor Barbara PowellPastor Barbara Powell of Sanford, North Carolina was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Pastor Powell and her family relocated to North Carolina in 1981. She has served in Women’s Ministry   since 1996 as an advocate and support for battered and abused women, single mothers and women in general.

She currently serves as Pastor of New Church of Deliverance, which is located in Sanford. Pastor Powell is a 2006 graduate of the Deliverance Amora Theological Bible Institute with an Associate’s Degree in Theology.

Pastor Powell is continuing to pursue a Degree in Counseling.  She is a 25 year employee with Coty US LLC, serving as the Quality New Innovations Technician