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Our Pastors

Pastor Elisha R. Lawson, Jr.


Pastor Elisha Lawson is the Senior Pastor and visionary of Jesus World Outreach Center (JWOC). The Vision for JWOC was birthed in 1986, with churches throughout Germany.  Heilbronn, Mannheim, Schwabisch Hall and Bamberg.  Presently there are ministries in Heidelberg and Wiesbaden, Germany.  Pastor Lawson’s desire is to reach Germany and impact as many lives as he can with the gospel of Jesus Christ.  The motto of the ministry is “Reaching People to Reach the World”.


When on the mission field, Pastor Lawson operates under a strong apostolic anointing with signs and wonders following him. His World Outreach Mission Field Ministry reaches out to Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, India, Philippines, Switzerland, and the USA.


Pastor Lawson is the founder of the Real Men’s Conference (RMC) held annually in Heidelberg, Germany.  Pastor Lawson is not only an anointed speaker of the Word of God, but an author with two books entitled, Did I Really Get Saved? and It’s About Vision, Not People.

Pastor Phyllis D. Lawson

Pastor Phyllis has a heart for people, constantly seeking ways to empower them through the Word of God. She is the founder of the annual Real Women’s Conference, hosting speakers and artists. Pastor Phyllis conducts seminars that address women’s issues such as stress, anxiety, purpose, and vision.


Pastor Phyllis gifted in the performing arts and has authored several skits and plays to include Single’s Cry and The Prodigal Son. She is also an avid songwriter and choreographer. Pastor Phyllis is the author of The Well and Labels, Limitations and Losers.


The qualifications and justifications for the call that God has on Pastor Elisha and Phyllis Lawson’s  life is based on Isaiah 61:1 “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound”.

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