CONTACT: Rev. LaMone Gibson
PHONE: (678) 553-8437
CONTACT: Bro. Tyler Rouse/Assistant Minister to Youth
PHONE: (678) 553-8442
LaMone Anthony Gibson is a native of Buffalo, NY. He is the son of Nina McCulley and Vernon Gibson.
LaMone graduated in 2008 with honors from Western New York Maritime Charter School with a New York State Regents Diploma in NJROTC (Naval Junior Reserves Officers). He served in leadership positions, earning numerous awards and ribbons. He also served as Class President of the first graduating class of Maritime Charter School.
LaMone received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2013 from Canisius College, a private Jesuit Institution with a full scholarship. His course of study consisted of Criminal Justice and Political Science focusing in Juvenile Delinquency. At Canisius, LaMone was known as “Mr. Stop the Violence”. Throughout his many campus involvements LaMone has successfully left his mark of peace prints throughout that community.
Today, LaMone’s peace prints still echo through the streets of Buffalo, NY because of his dedication to Non- Violence. LaMone has served that community as Youth Coordinator for the Buffalo United Front Inc., Community Action Organization Board of Directors, Leader of “Enough is Enough” citywide prayer for peace, No More Tears Inc., Founding member and Senior Officer with Buffalo Community Peacemakers just to name a few.
LaMone, a fourth generation AME is humbled knowing that God has called his name and entrusted him with a calling to serve in ministry to this generation. Reared in DeLaine Waring AME Church and Bethel AME Church under the Rev. Richard Allen Stenhouse, LaMone has been preaching since 2011. Prior to that LaMone has served as an Usher, Trustee, held the office of YPD Financial Secretary on the Local and Conference Level, Buffalo Area President as well as the Western New York Conference President. In 2013, LaMone was elected the President of the First Episcopal District YPD. Under his leadership he founded the Saving our Sons program with success within the first year of reaching over 200 young men from street corners and communities who are now affiliated with mentors within the AME Church. LaMone has also served as the Youth Pastor of Saint Paul AME Church, Jacksonville, FL and the Interim Supply Pastor of New Saint James AME Church in Jacksonville, FL where in his first 8 months, he grew the membership of that congregation from 20 to over 100.
Professionally, LaMone was accepted into the John H. Cummings Internship Program through the Federal Bureau of Investigations. After completion LaMone, relocated to Jacksonville, FL and was appointed the South East Regional Director of Probation and Community Intervention overseeing Prolific Juvenile Offenders for the United States Department of Justice.
Currently, LaMone is enrolled at Turner Theological Seminary on the campus of the Interdenominational Theological Center where he is in his 2nd Year of the M.Div. Program. LaMone also serves as the Minister to Youth and Young Adults at Saint Philip AME Church in Atlanta, GA under the leadership of the Rev. William D. Watley, Ph.D.
LaMone truly believes that Prayer should be your steering wheel in life, and not your spare tire!
Introducing the Risen Generation Youth Ministry!
Our mission is to minister to the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of youth and young adults ages 6 mos.-24 years old and to provide a unique, challenging and creative arts learning environment. Our goal is to motivate all students to exceed their own expectations in life and strengthen their connection with Christ. The Risen Generation Ministry will light the way for success and career explorations for our youth and young adults, while equipping these young believers to navigate the spiritual warfare of this generation.