Archbishop Doyle Volentine, married to Reverend Carolyn Volentine, is a graduate of Northwestern State University (B.A. in Government). Post-graduate certificates and training include areas of Education, Criminal Justice. Law Enforcement at Northeast LA Univ., and Pastoral Studies through Candler seminary, an extension of Emory University at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS. He received an M. Div. from All Nations Seminary.
Currently, Archbishop Doyle Volentine serves the All Nations Anglican Church as Archbishop. He has founded God’s Peace Ministry, Inc., serving churches as guest evangelist, preacher, and seminar leader.
Prior to full time ministry, Archbishop Doyle was an employee of the State of Louisiana, completing 30 years of State Civil Service.
Before ordination as a priest in All Nations Anglican Church, he served as a pastor in the United Methodist Church Conference of Louisiana. His appointments included Pastor of Merryville UMC, Co-pastor with his wife Carolyn at Gueydan and Kaplan UMC, and Pastor of the Basile UMC. Prior to serving the church as clergy, he was actively involved in lay ministry. He served as co-director of Louisiana Aldersgate Renewal Ministries, a Spirit-filled Ministry. He helped to establish the Kairos Prison Ministry in Louisiana and continued as an active participant with Kairos for 12 years at the Winn Correctional Center, LA. In addition to Kairos, Bishop Doyle has evangelized in prisons located in Ruston, Farmerville, Crowley, and Waterproof, LA. It was also his privilege to be a Ministry Associate in the Ministry of Grambling Christian Center, Grambling, Louisiana.
In addition to home mission work, Archbishop Doyle has traveled overseas. An evangelism trip to Nigeria in 1993 resulted in the planting of two new churches. In 1995 and 1998 he was privileged to travel with Patriarch John Githiga and participated as a presenter in seminars for pastors and spouses and as a guest preacher to Anglican Church of Kenya congregations. The blessing of the Holy Spirit was confirmed in two trips toYekaterinburg, Russia, gateway to Siberia, in 1997 and 1999. During these visits Russian national television broadcast his preaching to prisoners at the largest prison in Russia. Archbishop Doyle continued his witness in preaching to the women in women’s prison, taught seminars on the work and person of the Holy Spirit. In 1998 and 2000 Archbishop Doyle and his wife visited India. There the work varied from ministering in a leper colony, street preaching, ministering at a North India Pastors Conference, preaching in small Christian churches, and evangelizing in remote jungle mountain areas.