Rhoda B. Huxstable is the mother of Brittany, Bryan and Garris Covington V, and G-Ma of Justin Brown Jr. Although she was raised in the church, years later on July 14, 1991 Rhoda accepted Jesus as her personal Lord & Savior. She was baptized in the Holy Spirit and joined the Intercessory Prayer, Praise & Worship and Evangelistic teams at Set the Captives Free Ministries.
Rhoda Huxstable was licensed as Evangelist Rhoda Covington in 1996 at Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church (P.A.W.) under the leadership of Pastor Edith Moore. Evangelist Covington served in many capacities of ministry to include: President over the Youth Dept (youth won many awards at State Conferences), Youth Choir Director, Praise & Worship Leader, Sunday School Teacher ages 2-5, High School & Young Adults, Business Team member for Christ-Like Flava Ministries an Outreach for the Youth, assisted with H.O.P.E. (Having Options Providing Enlightenment) against abortion, Vice-President of Favor That Just Don’t Make No Sense Ministry an Outreach Ministry for the Youth and speaker at Youth Conferences in S.C and FL.
Pastor Rhoda Huxstable served as Co-Founder of Alive Thru Christ Christian Ministries and D.O.V.E Ministries (Doers Of Victorious Evangelism). She sat on the Board of Directors for Manner from Heaven Food Pantry, President of Gwinnett Chapter of Women N Power International Ministries, and on the Ministerial Staff at Blessed Assurance Cathedral. She received the 2008 More Excellent Way Award on November 2008. Pastor held office of VP of Operations for Clergy500, now a partner. Pastor Huxstable is Founder of Heart 4 Hearts Inc. an outreach ministry for ex-offenders. The ex-offenders program is a re-entry program for persons coming out of prison and transitioning back to society. She is moderator of W.O.W. (Warriors On The Wall) prayer-line where miracles, signs and wonders has followed. Also, Host “Live At The River” blog talk show. She sits on the Board of Directors for Breaking the Circle Cycle Beating the Odds, a program designed to help people that have come from abuse overcome. 2010 graduate of Hope Bible Institute & Seminary with a Honorary Doctorate in Divinity. She is owner of a striving MLM business here in Atlanta, GA.
Ordained as Elder at Blessed Assurance Cathedral where she served as Co-Pastor, under the leadership of Bishop Carlton Winfrey. Elder Huxstable was installed Pastor July 2009 of Rivers of Living Water Christian Fellowship, where she is currently the Senior Pastor; under the covering of Apostle Dr. Martha Mabry, Founder and Overseer of World Wide Grace & Mercy International Ministry Chicago, IL. Since the birth of ROLWCF, Pastor Huxstable welcomed three ministries under her covering and a sister church in Tennessee.
Pastor Huxstable has spoken at several churches and was keynote speaker of Ordinary Women Predestined for Greatness Women’s Conference in Detroit, MI. Her brief testimony was featured on www.beautyforashes1.com. Pastor trains, mentors, empowers, inspires and motivates the churched and un-churched to reach their God given potential. Through this servant of God, many young people and adults have come to know Jesus Christ on a personal level. Pastor Huxstable and Rivers of Living Water members have volunteered with other ministries to feed the homeless at various shelters. Pastor Huxstable has a passion for this lost and hurting world. Winning the lost at all cost!