Rev. Dr. Alvin Joseph Noel is the Pastor of True Light Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. in Lake Charles, LA for 30 years. He graduated from Mossville High School, Delta School of Business, Livingston Shipyard Blue-Print School, Sowela Technical Institute, Cornerstone University of Lake Charles, LA and Pasadena, TX with a Master and Doctor of Arts in Theology. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from International Seminary, Plymouth, FL.; Diploma in Biblical Studies from Seminary Extension, Nashville, TN. He is a graduate of Zimbabwe Theological Seminary; Gweru, Zimbabwe (Duke University) North Carolina. He also attended McNeese Baptist Student Center School of Theology. Carey Association Theological School.
New Light District Association: 1st vice President, Chairperson of the Home & Foreign Mission Board, Chairman of Finances, 501-C3 Chairman, Chairman of the Economic Development Plan, Youth Instructor and former member of the Evangelical Board.
Baptist Ministers’ Union: President of the BMU of Lake Charles and Vicinity, Instructor for Youth Week, former Instructor of ABC School of Theology, former Recording Secretary, former Financial Committee member.
Louisiana Home & Foreign Missions Baptist State Convention, Inc.: Chairman of the Foreign Mission Board, Congress Instruction for the Adult Class, Instructor for Men & Boys Conference, member of the Board of Directors and Former Member of the Home Mission Board.
Lott Carey Pastoral Excellence (2009-present) Missionary Work in Guyana, Jamaica, Rome, Italy and Haiti.
Other places Hawaii, Ghana, West Africa
National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc.: Foreign Mission Board member.
Instructor: Cornerstone University, American Baptist College of Lake Charles, LA and Lake Charles Bible College. He has over 40 years of Prison/Jail Ministry, Men and Boys Conferences, Street Ministries, Revivals and Seminars.
Community/City Affairs: Formerly appointed by the Mayor as a member of the Prostate Cancer Task Force, First Home Buyers Program, Red, White & Blue Program, Stop the Violence Committee and Former Chaplin of the City Marshall’s office.
Dr. Noel is the CEO of Lighting Up Your Life Ministry (reaching the least, the last and the lost); Certified Welder and Pipefitter for Olin, Arco, and Lyondell Chemical plant. He also Designed and Built all types of Oriental Iron Work, Furniture, Spiral Staircase, Grills, Security Bars for Homes and Churches and Owner of A.J. Drywall, Carpentry and Electrical Business
Author of Book Entitled “This Is It” (By Faith).
He is married to Veronica Faye Gordon for 50 years; have three beautiful daughters and four grandchildren.