Education and Experience
JoAnna holds an honorary Doctorate Degree from Christ Life Bible Institute and Seminary, Brooklyn, New York, as well as a Bachelors degree from Michigan State University and a Masters degree from Eastern Michigan University. Before becoming a missionary, JoAnna was an administrator for the Detroit Public School System (DPSS) in the office of strategic planning. She prepared and maintained a long range master plan for the school system. For 18 years, she held positions as: Education Researcher, Curriculum and Health Administrator and Computer Mathematics Teacher. She also hosted education and Christian radio and television programs.
JoAnna’s most fulfilling work as a servant of God is preaching and teaching the Gospel of Christ around the world. You may schedule JoAnna as a speaker for churches, conferences, crusades, seminars, leadership and missions training meetings.
Dr. JoAnna Rochester is called to be a missionary to the nations. She is the president of Every People, Tribe and Nation Evangelistic Association, Inc. She has been a missionary for the past 30 years. Without question, JoAnna realizes that mission work is the plan of God for her life.
JoAnna is a graduate of Victory World Missions Training School, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Faith Training Center, Walhalla, South Carolina. Being a full time missionary in Nigeria and West Africa for 8 years, she has traveled extensively throughout Africa. In addition, Dr. JoAnna has taken short term mission trips to Poland, the Philippines, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, China, Russia, Ukraine, Hawaii, the Caribbean Island, South America and Mexico.
On the mission field, JoAnna’s major responsibility is that of an International Crusade Director mobilizing prayer warriors, training pastors, counselors, ministering on radio and television. Thousands of intercessors have been led into spiritual warfare to liberate cities, towns and villages. Most of the crusades have a population of 20,000 – 100,000 people. The multitudes give their lives to Christ go through a follow-up program taught by JoAnna. Jesus showed her that she should pattern her life after what He did on earth.
“Matt 9:35 – And Jesus went about cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.”
By setting up a mission school in the United States, she has the opportunity to train missionaries to preach the gospel around the world.
Her upcoming assignments will appoint her as Principal for the International College of Ministries in Ibadan, Nigeria. The vision is to raise and train 100,000 laborers of Christ for these end times, through the Bible College as satellite or affiliated campuses who will be able to raise others also.