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About LaShone Grimes

LaShone Grimes is a native of Savannah, Georgia. She attended Armstrong State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Early Elementary Education. After teaching in the Chatham County Public School System for seven years, she also received a Masters in Public Administration Degree from Savannah State University.

LaShone became the First Lady of Maranatha Church International in 2010. Pastor Wayne Grimes and LaShone are diligently fulfilling the divine purpose of their lives by teaching others how to follow the plan that God has for your life. The vision at Maranatha is to “build faith, embrace, elevate, transform, and equip lives from the inside out to further the Kingdom of God”. ​

Additionally, she is passionate about building self – esteem, and courage in girls/women each day of her life. As a mother of three extraordinary daughters, her mission is to help young ladies to recognize that true beauty radiates from within. She is the creator and the facilitator of “More Than a Pretty Face” workshops and empowerment sessions for young ladies in the city of Savannah. Through the More Than a Pretty Face program, she has mentored and empowered hundreds of girls.

Currently, she is now an aspiring author who has written a new empowerment book entitled, “More Than a Pretty Face” that will empower young women to value and love their inner beauty. Her belief is that we are created to be “more than pretty faces” but strong vessels of courage, determination, perseverance, and self – confidence. 

She has been married to Wayne Grimes for twenty-eight years and is the proud mother of three amazing daughters. She also has three precious grandchildren. Additionally, LaShone is an active member of the Hilton Head (SC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. During her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family.

"Minister Grimes book is absolutely compelling. I love it!"
- Morgan
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