Intercessor Prayer Warrior
Elder Myrtice Rhodes was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her family relocated to Washington, DC when she was 10 years old. Myrtice graduated from Potomac Senior High School in 1972. Upon graduation, was employed as an Office Automation Clerk at Geico insurance company for several years. She received her certification in substance abuse counseling in 1999. She used her skills in counseling to counsel men, women, and youth at the House of Ruth and Vanguard Services.
Elder Rhodes accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior in 1975 at Solid Rock Full Gospel Baptist Church, under the leadership of Bishop Nehemiah Reinhardt. It was there that she was filled with the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking in other tongues. After attending Solid Rock Full Gospel Baptist Church for many years, she had grown spiritually and received instructions from the Lord to transfer her membership to Prayer Base Christian Training Center where she accepted the call of an Elder and was ordained as an Elder in November of 1997 under the tutelage of Apostle Carolyn B. Gaymon. While there, the Lord called her to be an Intercessor and a Prayer Warrior. She served as a Sunday School, operated in the gifts of help (1st Corinthians 12:28), and taught and preached on prayer. In addition, she served in other Ministries, organized special events, conferences. and a food bank. Through her service under Apostle Carolyn B. Gaymon, God gave her the gift of a Prophet and she was ordained as a Prophetess in 2011. She remained a member in good standing for 15 years.
Elder Rhodes is a member of the board of Directors for SPREAD His Word Ministries where she serves as the intercessory prayer warrior as well as assist with securing locations to host Senior Sundays. She also led the effort to plan and organize an event to feed and minister to the men and women at the Mitch Schneider Homeless Shelter located in Washington, DC.
Elder Rhode currently serves on the ministerial staff at Abounding Grace Church International where she is a founding member. As a member of the ministerial staff, she is called upon to preach and teach the Gospel. She assisted in developing the new members orientation guide. In addition, she developed a proposal for the Christian Education Ministry.
She is the proud mother of 5 children: Candice, Michael (passed away in November of 1997). Michelle, Lewis and Kevin. She has 8 grandchildren: Michael, Christian, Brian, Kevin, Jr., Julian, Micah, Nancalee, and Mckinlee; and 2 great grandchildren: Cassidy and Dakota.