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Our Pastors 2017-01-10T15:08:43+00:00

PASTORS SEAN & TAYANA HOLLAND

Pastor Sean and Pastor Tayana have touched the lives of many from other countries, colleges, and communities across the world.. They are considered leaders in the community as “servants” just touching lives with the gospel of Jesus. Sean and Tayana are are know for reaching the millennials, young professionals, families, and individuals that are seeking to find their fulfillment in life, discovering who God has called them to be.

Born: January 29th
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
Degree: Bachelors of Science, Political Science & Public Administration

Pastor Sean L. Holland was born in Jacksonville, Florida in 1973. He is an experienced saxophonist and has played in a variety of venues around the country. Pastor Holland attended Florida A&M University (FAMU) where he was a member of Phi Eta Sigma- honor roll society and the Jazz Ensemble.

In 1995, he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration. He has a Masters of Arts in Ministry Leadership from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. On November 1, 2013 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy & Humane Letters from C.I.C.A. International University and Seminary. Pastor Holland was appointed as an Ambassador to the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The Canadian International Chaplaincy Academy granted this prestigious honor a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).

Pastor Holland began his ministerial training in 1991. Pastor Holland was called into the Gospel ministry on the campus of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. Over the course of the four years he preached and taught in the economically challenged areas of Tallahassee, Florida.

Sean continued to work as a bi-vocational minister from 1995-2006. During this time he received further ministerial training at New York Bible Institute and Berea Bible College of Flint, Michigan. In 1999 he received his teaching certificate from the Evangelical Training Association and was appointed Director of Berea Bible College of Flint, Michigan. In 2000, he was ordained as an Elder in the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ. From 1999-2003 he held positions such as local Armor Bearers Young People’s Union (A.B.Y.P.U), Youth Director, Northern Michigan State Youth Director, and International Youth Evangelist for the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

In 2003, Sean co-founded Vision Christian campus ministry at Michigan State University. As a result hundreds of students began to gather and give their lives to Jesus Christ. A movement was birthed and an international ministry was taking form. In late 2004, Sean founded the Epicenter of Worship Church of Lansing, MI. In January of 2006, Sean retired from CSX to pursue a full-time career as the Sr. Pastor of the Epicenter of Worship Church.

Sean with the help of many students founded additional campus ministries; Place of Praise Campus Ministry at Western Michigan University, Followers Of Christ under Submission (FOCUS) Campus Ministry at Kettering University (Flint, MI), Vision of Christ at Lansing Community College, Legally Justified at Cooley Law School, and Vision II in Lamar Colorado.

Today the Epicenter of Worship Church has reached around the world for the saving of multitudes. The Epicenter of Worship Church has partnered with key mission’s organizations around the world. Through these partnerships, Sean has launched mission efforts to countries in Africa, South America, and Europe. Sean is currently establishing international businesses for the furtherance of the Gospel to the nations.

As Founder & Sr. Pastor of The Epicenter Of Worship in Lansing, Michigan, Sean has received a mandate from God to “Preach a real word for real times, to teach the truth about salvation, and to prepare God’s people for Kingdom and community leadership.”

Sean is married to a virtuous woman, Tayana Holland, who has been by his side for 18 years during his walk with the Lord. From the beginning, to the unity of marriage, Tayana has been his friend through mountain high and valley low. Sean and Tayana’s unity and love has blossomed into a beautiful family. Sean and Tayana are the proud parents of four beautiful children: Gabrielle, Sean II, Andrew, and Angelica Holland.

Born: February 11th
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Degree: Bachelors of Human Services

Born and raised by parents Richard & Yvette Barnes in Jacksonville, Florida, Tayana Holland has always been an active follower of Christ in the ministry. She has held membership in the Nurse’s Guild, Ministers & Deacons Wives Guild, Youth Adult Choir, Sunday School Educators, Missionary Department, and the Armor Bearers Young People’s Union (A.B.Y.P.U). As a child, Tayana’s mother once prophesied that Tayana would develop many spiritual gifts for use in her future calling as the First Lady of a church one day. God’s word will and never would return to Him void as that prophesied word began to take manifestation. Since receiving the Lord’s salvation in her Florida hometown, for over 20 years, Tayana has been a devoted Christian.

It was in Florida that Tayana Barnes met her friend, and future husband and Pastor, Sean Holland, at church one day. Since then, “it has been the most glorious journey that I could have ever imagined”, Tayana says. Their relationship has blossomed from a friendship into marriage and the glory of God has manifested abundantly within this Holy union. As they embark upon their 18th year of marriage, Tayana is happy and proud to share with him four beautiful children: Gabrielle, Sean II, Andrew and their newest (and last – so the saying goes…) addition to the family – Angelica. Unknowing of what her future would hold, her faith and submitted obedience allowed God to order her steps enabling her to prosper into the virtuous woman that she is today.

Tayana Holland attended Baker College in Flint, Michigan where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services in May of 2007. During her college journey, Tayana was blessed with a number of internships at major organizations such as Capital Area Academy in Lansing, Michigan and the Consortium On Child Abuse & Neglect of Genesee County in Flint, Michigan.

As a Pastor & First Lady of the Epicenter Of Worship, Tayana has faithfully served and contributed to the ministry in leading the Administration Team, Ladies of Excellence Women’s Ministry, Children’s Ministry, and Epicenter Of Worship’s Hospitality Ministry. Tayana Holland is a virtuous woman of Zion with a humble and meek spirit that draws all people.

First Lady Graduated with a Masters of Arts in Christian Studies with a focus in leadership from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona as of 2014.


“I have learned that the Kingdom of God is a group of diverse people and it takes the wisdom of God to deal with each one. My faith has increased as I have watched Him make the impossible possible.”

– Pastor Tayana Holland