Thy Kingdom Christian Church Experiencing Every Manifestation of God

Our Pastors

Pastor Larry Vickers - Was born In Philadlephia, PA. Served in the United States Navy. Has a degree in Administrative and Management Studies, a Bachelors of Ministry and is currently working towards his Masters of Ministry Degree.

Pastor Vickers is a Certified Member of the American Academy of Biblical Counselors.

Pastor Darlene Vickers - Was born In Philadlephia, PA. Has a degree in Business Administration and Accounting.

Pastors Larry and Darlene Vickers -Enjoy spending time together and with their immediate family.  They also enjoy Fine Dining, Movies and Vacationing in Florida.

Thy Kingdom Christian Church -
First Service, Sunday June 10, 2007

Pastors Larry & Darlene Vickers

Pastor Larry and Pastor Darlene Vickers were both born and raised in Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love. They both attended the Strawberry Mansion Jr. / Sr. High school where Pastor Larry played varsity basketball and Pastor Darlene held the office of Senior Class President. After graduation Pastor Larry Vickers went on to serve in the United States Navy and retired as a Commissioned Officer with 30 years of honorable active duty service. Pastor Larry graduated from Excelsior College with a degree in Administrative and Management Studies, holds a Bachelor of Ministry degree and is currently working towards his Masters of Ministry Degree. Pastor Vickers is currently employed with the Department of Defense. Pastor Darlene Vickers received her degree in Business Administration and Accounting and is currently employed with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

While living in Philadelphia, Pastors Larry and Darlene Vickers were members of The Greater Refuge Church of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ where they also exchanged wedding vows in July of 1981. After relocating to Virginia, they joined the Miracles of Faith, Church of God in Christ in Chesapeake, Virginia, under the leadership of Elder James Little Sr. and District Missionary Judy Little. While at Miracles of Faith, Pastor Larry Vickers served as Deacon and Pastor Darlene Vickers as the Usher Board President. In 1998 the Lord charged them to change their membership to The Gift of Life Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia under the leadership of Apostle Bernell and Pastor Alicia Gatlin. While faithful and untiring at the Gift of Life Church, Pastor Larry served as a member of the Church Executive Board and Board of Elders. Pastor Darlene served as Pastoral Aide President and Minister of Education. Also while at the Gift of Life Church, together they both served in the office of Ordained Elders, Church Administrative Assistants, leaders of the Marriage Enhancement Ministry and were the founders of Christian Military Fellowship, a ministry dedicated to the spiritual empowerment for military families.

In December 2006 the Lord revisited with the vision He once showed Pastor Larry in the year 1992 of “Thy Kingdom” a ministry where every manifestation of God can be experienced by His chosen people. Pastors Larry and Darlene Vickers, out of obedience, answered the calling and birthed under the guidance from God, Thy Kingdom Christian Church. June 10th 2007 marked the day of initial worship services and installation as Pastors for Thy Kingdom Christian Church.

Pastor Larry and Darlene Vickers believes in spiritual accountability are currently under the spiritual covering of Bishop Bernell Gatlin, Prelate for the Gift of Life, Fellowship of Churches.

Pastors Larry and Darlene Vickers reside in the beautiful resort city of Virginia Beach, Virginia. They have two children, Larry Jr. a graduate of Norfolk State University and Latasha, a graduate of Virginia State and Liberty University.