athedral of Compassion
Pastor Vannoy Cole Jr. and First Lady April Cole
Evangelist April Cole is the wife of Pastor Elder Vannoy Cole Jr. of Cathedral of Compassion
Deliverance Church (COCDC). She is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana where she began serving in
ministry as a teenager, under the leadership of Pastor Fred Luter Jr. of Franklin Ave. Baptist Church.
Following Hurricane Katrina, Lady April relocated to the Dallas/ Ft. Worth area and has been
serving in ministry here for over 13 years as a gifted-teacher, mentor, and youth leader.
She is the founder of Abba's Daughters Women's Ministry which was created, in November 2014, to
be an extention of God's love for the women of COCDC.
In addition to her service in the church, God has blessed her to be a co-laborer with her
husband at GMAN Ministries and serves as Executive Administrator. She is also an Early Education
Teacher in Fort Worth Texas, which has been her profession for more than 10 years.
Evangelist April Cole is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University, where she not only received her
Bachelor of Business Studies in Business Administration, but earned numerous hours in Christian
Studies. She is also currently in the process of completing her certification to become a certified
Texas Teacher. She is a woman after God's own heart, a devoted wife, and a mother to three amazing
son's, Vannoy III, Daniel and Jacob.