Shirley D’Agostino is now serving as the pastor of Living Hope Ministries in Utica, New York. Shirley is a servant that goes beyond the walls of LHM.

Being true to the calling, serving with integrity, humility, perseverance, empathizing to a hurting person, lending encouragement, not yielding to critics, standing tall against apostasy in the church, but above all demonstrates an intense love of Jesus and a genuine personal relationship with Him while leading others “…to grow in grace and the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ…” II Peter 3:18

Shirley has said “To see God use me to deposit His words of life and His acts of greatness into receptive hearts says it all. What greater thrill than seeing people accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and begin to conform to His image.”

Singing is an integral part of the ministry. Exalting His name through song and inviting those in attendance to participate in worship brings a deeper dimension to His glorious presence.

It was my pleasure to pen this about Shirley. Working in the ministry for several years as a personal assistant and observing all the phases of her life, I truly have been blessed and challenged in my Christian walk. – Karin