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Compassionate Outreach Ministries

Senior Pastor

Margaret Dennison

Pastor Margaret Dennison received Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and experienced baptism with the Holy Spirit during her teen years. She was married to the Late Founding Bishop Larry J. Dennison for forty years. She worked side by side with Bishop Dennison in Ministry until the Lord called him home.

She is the mother of two beautiful children, Shawndria and Jonathan Dennison, and one grandchild, Jada Destiny Dennison, who is her heart.

Pastor Margaret Dennison received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Edward Waters College, with a minor in psychology. She taught in the Alachua County School System for over 20 years and also taught at the Juvenile Detention Center for Girls. She was the former principal of Compassionate Outreach Ministries Christian Academy for many years until it closed.

She is a member of the Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment and serves as Counselor and Mentor for Pastor’s Wives, Coordinator for Women’s Retreats, Women’s Conferences, and Teen Girls Retreats.

Pastor Dennison has a sincere passion for children and a strong desire to see all children succeed.

She was ordained as Shepherd Mother of Compassionate Outreach Ministries in May 2018. She was also licensed and ordained as an Elder in August 2018. 

Pastor Margaret Dennison was publicly and officially installed as Senior Pastor of Compassionate Outreach Ministries in June 2019.

Pastor Margaret Dennison above everything else, desires to please God and fulfill the plan and purpose He has called her into in this season.

Compassionate Outreach Ministries
320 SE 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
Phone: (352) 373-1888
Fax: (352) 335-9684

Mailing Address:
Compassionate Outreach Ministries
P.O. Box 143116
Gainesville, FL 32614

Multipurpose Facility:
1124 NE 3rd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601

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