Our Team

Senior Pastors Rayford and Anita Johnson

Senior pastors

Rayford and anita johnson

Rayford is a pastor, songwriter, & New York Times best-selling author. As founder and lead pastor, he has helped grow the multi-site Elevation Church into a global ministry through online streaming, television, and the music of Elevation Worship. He holds a master of divinity degree from Southern Theological Seminary and is the author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, Sun Stand Still, (Un)Qualified, and Seven-Mile Miracle. Pastor Rayford and Anita live in Johnson City, TN with their two sons, Marcus and Maurice\. 

Senior pastors

Rayford and anita johnson

Rayford is a pastor, songwriter, & New York Times best-selling author. As founder and lead pastor, he has helped grow the multi-site Elevation Church into a global ministry through online streaming, television, and the music of Elevation Worship. He holds a master of divinity degree from Southern Theological Seminary and is the author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, Sun Stand Still, (Un)Qualified, and Seven-Mile Miracle. Pastor Rayford and Anita live in Johnson City, TN with their two sons, Marcus and Maurice\. 

Pastor Anita Johnson

Rayford is a pastor, songwriter, & New York Times best-selling author. As founder and lead pastor, he has helped grow the multi-site Elevation Church into a global ministry through online streaming, television, and the music of Elevation Worship. He holds a master of divinity degree from Southern Theological Seminary and is the author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, Sun Stand Still, (Un)Qualified, and Seven-Mile Miracle. Pastor Rayford and Anita live in Johnson City, TN with their two sons, Marcus and Maurice\. 

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Jenny dixon

Associate Pastor

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Stephen dixon

Associate Pastor

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Deborah hill

Associate Pastor