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Daryl W. Sheard

is a humorous and energetic pastor with a sincere heart for the things of God. His joy and unique ministry style has produced laughter, inspiration and growth into the lives of thousands of people. 

After delinquent and undesirable experiences on the streets of Detroit, he had an encounter with God that changed his life forever! He was called to the ministry in 1991, one year after he accepted Christ, and went on to receive ministerial training in 1995, graduating on the Deans List from the Word of Faith School of Ministry in 1997. After ministry school he accepted a position as a Campus Minister on the Oakland University College campus in Rochester Hills Michigan. In 2002 Pastor Daryl relocated to Smyrna, Georgia where he served as the Senior Assistant Pastor at Faith Christian Center to Pastor Andre Butler for over six years. In 2009 he founded and established Lakeside Family Life Church which opened May 2, 2010.

His spiritual covering is the Reverend Dr. Stanley L. Scott of Salvation Temple Church in Warren, Michigan.  Pastor Daryl has the support of his lovely wife Minister April and their three wonderful children.


April Sheard

is an exceptional psalmist, born in Detroit, Michigan. She captivates audiences everywhere with her breath-taking and heart-throbbing sound, hence being branded "The Voice".  She has been featured on gospel recording projects such as Oscar Hayes and Abundant Life, "Got to Tell it" & "Simply Determined" (Tyscott Records) and Darius Twyman and Destiny, "Fulfilling My Destiny" (Inner Court Music) and has shared the stage with several gospel legends. April has recorded and released her first solo CD entitled "Beautiful".   She is also an outstanding minister with a passion to see relationships cultivated and grow.

Minister April is an honors graduate of the Faith Christian Center School of Ministry. She served as the Minister of Music for Faith Christian Center in Smyrna, Georgia, Pastor Andre Butler and now assists her husband, Pastor Daryl W. Sheard in leading Lakeside Family Life Church to growth and success.



Lakeside Family Life Church
The Theatre @ Garrett Middle School
5235 Austell-Powder Springs Rd.
Austell, GA 30106


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