Pastor Jonathan Marshall is a native of Savannah, Georgia and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Pastor Jon is married to the former Kara Grier. He is the son of Brother Charles and Co-Pastor Jestine Marshall and happens to be an apostolic baby, born into the Apostolic Holiness Movement.
Jonathan is a graduate of Morehouse College, where he majored in Sociology and started his minor in International Studies. He also graduated from Concordia University-Portland, with a Master of Arts in Educational Curriculum and Leadership.
Pastor Jon Organized and became the President of the Lion of Judah Youth & Young Adult Ministry. This conference later became the COCFGC Fall Family Conference. The City of Champions Full Gospel was birthed from this movement.
Before becoming a senior pastor, Pastor Marshall acted as youth pastors for two different ministries in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia. He served as the YPWW President, Young People Willing Workers, in the Church Of God In Christ for the Judah District under Bishop Michael & Desiree Wilson. And as a Founding Youth Pastor for a Ministry in Atlanta, called Generation V.
Pastor Jon has served as vice president emeritus for the Missing Link Ministerial Alliance of Atlanta. Jonathan was ordained an Elder, in April of 2006. He was ordained by the National Church Of God In Christ Inc., (Memphis Tennessee also under Bishop Michael Wilson in Atlanta, Georgia). He was also re-ordained and affirmed by Apostle Sylvia Cunningham and Bishop Richie Carrol of Fredericksburg, VA. He serves as a St. John Assemblies Pastor. His leadership is Chief Apostle Suzie E. Jones.
Pastor Jonathan has had the privilege of preaching and teaching in churches, tabernacles and Jewish synagogues alike. He has also been a guest on numerous blog talk shows, one radio talk show live and hosted on Atlanta’s TV 57. Pastor Jon has received numerous awards and recognition from educational and religious settings.
Pastor Jon has also had the privilege to minister outside of the United States both in Costa Rica and in Nassau Bahamas.
Pastor Jonathan Marshall founded the City of Champions Full Gospel Church in 2011, which is a house of worship for all people. The church was founded to reach the lost at any cost and to give the underdog a chance. The City of Champions is known as the people’s church, where God is great in YOU.
Pastor Jonathan Marshall is a bi-vocational and works as a 1st-grade teacher in the APS School System. Pastor Jon is a prophetic voice called to bring change on this last day. Pastor Jonathan loves God and all of his people.