First Lady Ella Johnson
Lady Ella Johnson (also known as Lady J) branched out with her husband, Superintendent Michael Johnson the founder and Pastor of Agape C.O.G.I.C, since January 16, 2002. Lady J has served in many areas in the church. She has worked with the Youth Department and as a Youth Director, Choir member, Sunday School Teacher, Young People Willing Worker’s Teacher, Young Women’s Christian Council
Treasurer, Chaplain, and the YPWW Chairlady for the Greater Waco District for 17 years. Lady Johnson has worked in the following outreach programs. Nursing Home Ministry, Hospital Ministry, Jail ministry, Street Team Ministry, Tree House Ministry, and started the Utility Financial Support program for clients leaving the Family & Crisis Outreach Center in Killeen, Texas.
Lady Johnson is a retired educator and worked in the education field for 30 years in which twenty-three of those years was with the Killeen Independent School District. She had the opportunity to work as a Special Education Mathematics Teacher, Athletic Coordinator, and coached volleyball, basketball, and track for Smith Middle School Athletics and received several awards in her teaching career. She is the mother of two lovely daughters: Colesha a Masters recipient from the University Mary Hardin and Baylor in Belton, Texas and Michelle a Masters recipient from University of Texas in Arlington.
She is a devoted wife and effective helpmeet of forty years to the Supt. Johnson. Lady J had the greatest challenge of her life when she was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in 2006. In 2011 the cancer returned, she had to believe God’s report when the doctors report wasn’t so favorable. (To God be all of the Glory!) God brought her out and healed her to fulfill her assignment. Lady J has submit and commit her total life to the Lord.
In addition to being the First Lady, she is the Agape Church Administrator, supervisor of the Women’s Department, the Youth Activities Director, President of the Pastors and Ministers Wives for Texas Southwest #2 Jurisdiction, she serves as a Board Certified Therapon Belief Therapist, and a licensed Evangelist of the Church of God in Christ Inc.
Lady J believes that her assignment is to love unconditionally, bring clarity to God’s Word while challenging and helping people discover their purpose here on earth as we all live a life of holiness before a dying world.