Joyce Robinson is the Founding Pastor at Gathering Place Church, in which, she and her late husband established in 1984. Pastor Joyce began her ministry within her home as a prayer group. It grew rapidly and they relocated to a local hotel for more space. Shortly after that, Gathering Place Church was birthed.
In 1996, Pastor Joyce established Zion Christian Academy and The Joyce Robinson Foundation. Joyce transitioned the Lead Pastorship to her grandson, Garrett Cuzick, in 2016.
1983 | Pastor Joyce Robinson and her husband Chester saw a vision for GPC
1984 | Gathering Place Church was established
1995 | Built new sanctuary
1996 | Zion Christian Academy was established and had its first graduating Kindergarten class
2016 | Pastor Joyce transitioned the lead pastorship to Pastor Garrett and Briana
2021 | Zion Christian Academy opened their new 9,600 sq ft facility