Rev. Larry D. Anders, Presiding Elder


• Born on December 21, 1948 in Monroe, Louisiana to the late Hood and Emma Anders

• Attended Public Schools of Jackson Parish (Valedictorian of High School Class)
• Bachelor of Science, Grambling College
• Master of Science (Education), Grambling State University (Certified in Chemistry, Biology and General Science)
• Master of Divinity, Memphis Seminary, Memphis, TN (cum laude)

• Brother to Cleo (deceased), Otha, Charles and Laura (twin)
• Married to Delores Gail Taylor of Lafayette, Louisiana
• Father to Anthony LeDean Jackson and Jamie Elizabeth Webb (Darrell)
• Grandfather to Denver, Drayden and Baylie

• Crew Leader, Youth Conservation Corp, Kasatchie National Forest ) Summers 1985, 1989
• Dean & Instructor, Louisiana Leadership school, Grambling State University
• Instructor, Interdenominational Theological Center (Certificate in Theology Program)
• Instructor: General Biology Labs (Grambling College) Science, Louisiana Secondary Schools (Jackson, Natchitoches, Lincoln, Caddo and Bossier Parish Schools)

Pastoral Charges (Churches Served)
• Bethel C.M.E. Church, Trout, Louisiana (1976-77)
• Adams Chapel C.M.E. Church, Chatham, Louisiana (1977-78) 1/2 year
• Mays Chapel C.M.E. Church, Ruston, Louisiana 1977-78) 1/2 year
• Lewis Temple C.M.E. Church, Grambling, Louisiana (1978-79)
• Martin Temple C.M.E. Church, Monroe, Louisiana (1979-80)
• Cleaves Memorial C.M.E. Church, Oakland, Tennessee (1980-83)
• Williams Memorial C.M.E. Temple, Shreveport, LA (1983-2011)
• Wesley Chapel C.M.E. Church, Princeton, LA (2011 — present)

Supervisory Ministries
• Presiding Elder – Shreveport District (2011 — present)

Louisiana Conference (Region) and Other Affiliations
• Treasurer, Louisiana Region Annual Conference
• Dean of the State of Louisiana Leadership School
• Member, Louisiana Region and Shreveport District Boards of Christian Education
• Member, Budget Commission of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
• Member, Commission on Ministry, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
• Member, C.M.E. Church Discipleship 2000 Committee
• Member, C.M.E./A.M.E.Z. Committee on Merger
• Delegate, World Methodist Conference in Nairobi, Kenya (Central Africa) & Seoul Korea
• Chairman, Joint Board of Finance, Louisiana Region Conference
• Member, Grambling State University & Memphis Theological Seminary Alumni Associations
• Member, World Council of Churches, Local NAACP, Pelican Girl Scout Council
• Brother, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, indoor games, crossword puzzles and engaging in various sports