A Dedicated, Loving and Respected Woman, one who will stand in the gap to intercede for anyone, Minister Olivia Lester is someone you not only want in your corner but right by your side. Born and raised in Tallahassee Florida and now resides in Jacksonville, Florida with her husband Lenard Lester.
Minister Olivia Avant Lester is the founder and servant of Broken Vessel Ministries, a ministry chosen to display a visual demonstration of God’s spoken word in the forms of drama, dance, praise, worship, prophetic dance, poetry, and mime. Proclaiming God’s will to heal and deliver his people today as He did in the days of the first apostles, so that people may be inspired, challenged, and transformed to embrace the Lord Jesus Christ with sincerity and confidence as they experience His word.
Minister Olivia is a faithful member of Philippian Community Church, under the covering of Bishop Virgil C Jones Sr and Pastor Virgil C Jones Jr. Where she serves on the media ministry, baptism ministry, Praise dance team and many other ministries. She is the ministry leader of the Mime Ministry. The Lord birthed dance in Minister Olivia’s spirit and has allowed her to obtain her foundational teaching in several forms of dance from the Jacksonville Christian Arts Center and Favor Dance Ministry and been dancing over 27 years. Minister Olivia loves serving her community and is truly an impact where she goes.
Broken Vessel Ministries has also been called to enhance the gift that is already in individuals by molding, nurturing, cultivating and birthing the God given gift within through dance consulting, workshops and seminars. God has placed in this servant's hands Broken Vessel Ministries and with His guidance, has ministered in many churches, prisons, outreach events, and wherever there is a need to hear a word from the Lord in which God allows many to see during the demonstration of His word through dance.
This year the Lord shifted Minister Olivia just as the world shifted. She completed the course One on One with God which set her on a new path to be a co-author of her first collaborative entitled’ Undaunted. This will be her second collaborative.