Our CEO, Pastor Camelia Joseph, has 30 plus years in ministry and 20 years in employment and training, 15 of which was securing employment for people with disabilities and multiple barriers. She has placed from entry level to professional and executive level in small, medium and Fortune 500 companies. A native of New Iberia, Louisiana, in 2013, Pastor Joseph relocated to Houston to be near her family after 20 plus years in Pasadena, CA.
The first project KW launched in Houston was job placement services for people with disabilities. In 1974, Pastor Joseph left her position in Human Resource in a manufacturing company to begin the work of job placement of people with disabilities.
June 6, 2017, KW Ministries launched its second program in Houston under its Women Empower Programs –"Women-In-Ministry New Ministry Development Institute", providing training and coaching to women called to start their own ministries. It is a 12 month cohort meeting two nights each month. We have six women in the cohort. The women are starting community base ministries. Four have ministries for hurting women with different areas of concern, one program is to develop a home and a day program for developmentally challenged adults, and the other will develop a youth education and enrichment program. As a consultant, Pastor Joseph has done nonprofit development for 18 years.
She earned her Master’s Degree in Intercultural Studies with an emphasis in Leadership and completed classes toward her Doctor of Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. In 2003, Pastor Joseph left her Executive Pastor position, at Loveland Church of Fontana, CA, a church of over 10,000 members, 1600 in Sunday School and 125 home Bible study groups to launch a church consulting ministry. She has served:
Kingdom Works, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, organized in 2008. Kingdom Works provides consulting, capacity building, technical assistance, facilitation, visioning and strategic planning, nonprofit development and small business development services for Churches, Faith–Based Organizations (FBO(s), Nonprofit Organizations and new and emerging Small Businesses.
We bring together a collaboration of faith-based consultants to provide services to our clients. We specialize in church revitalization and mobilizing the laity and developing new and emerging nonprofits.
Our Facilitation Services are also available to Government Organization and For-Profit Corporations.
KW Ministries and KW Employment and Training Services were established in Houston, TX as a dba of Kingdom Works, Inc. KW Employment and Training Services has operated an employment program for people with disabilities under a contract with TWC-Vocational Rehabilitation Services (Formerly DARS) since 2014.
Now Branding ourselves as KW, we are launching a number of new ministries including the Christian Leadership Institute and the Church Growth and Health Institute.