Tony Scott & ShirleyAnn Scott

Senior Pastor

Strayer Campus

In 1974, after receiving his BA from Lee University, Pastor Tony & ShirleyAnn Scott came to Toledo, Ohio with a vision to impact the city by helping people connect with God and reach their full potential.  In just a short time, a small congregation of 45 began growing.

Today the church, now known as theChurch, has grown to more than 2,500 members at our campuses.  In addition, theChurch’s media ministry can be seen worldwide with a live webcast of the weekend services on our online campus.

Tony Scott is recognized nationally & internationally as a pastor, teacher, visionary leader as well as a successful author of the books: The Diamond Life and The Increase Life.

He teaches the Increase Life to the church, on how life looks when one pursues the Balanced Life – Spirit, Soul and Body.

With a passion for ministry and Christ-centered living, Pastor Scott and ShirleyAnn’s heart remains true to God’s Kingdom as they have committed their lives to teaching the Word of God and helping people in their community and around the world discover their purpose and live their God-intended destiny. They also strive to see the city of Toledo – Holy Toledo, be impacted by God’s love and mercy.

ShirleyAnn serves on the team in Administration where her gifts and talents have been used to impact the lives of many.  She is truly an a model for other women in ministry.

Their son Darin and his wife Bronwyn, along with granddaughters, Isabella & Abigail, live in Nashville, Tennessee, they lead a contemporary Christian singing group, DayOne, which has spent many years traveling around the globe.

Their daughter Melony and husband Dave, with granddaughters Olivia & Mackenzie, live in Maumee and serve in the ministry.  Through their contacts in the international business arena, Dave and Melony have had the opportunity to touch the lives of many people – training and mentoring business leaders.


Service Times

  • Maumee: 419-866-2094
    Saturday 6pm
    Sunday 9am & 11am
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    Fremont: 419-332-8273
    Saturday 6pm
    Sunday 9am & 11am
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