Our Pastor - Our Leader
Carey Shaemun Webster, 30, known as a pastor, holistic leader and mentor, has already made an enormous impact in his generation and has gained the support, respect and attention of seasoned ministers, businessmen and women across the Southeastern region. Webster is a proud graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, 2010. Post-graduation, Webster spent three consecutive years in the classroom, inspiring and teaching students in the Leeds City Schools System.
Webster is the founder and senior pastor of The Tower of Prayer Church, Leeds, AL (est. 2007). Starting with only 12 faithful, innovative members, the congregation has now grown to over 300 and is constantly experiencing rapid growth; the church has been recently named as the fastest growing church in Leeds. Webster’s innovative approach to maximizing church leadership and business management has exposed Webster’s gifts across the nation.
The Tower of Prayer Church is known for its holistic approach to the church and surrounding area. The Tower of Prayer Church’s motto is – The Place Where God Is Transforming Lives. Since 2010, The Tower of Prayer Church started a revolution through serving called, Servolution; through the efforts of Servolution, over a thousand individuals have been served with free clothes drives, haircuts, groceries, toiletries, medical attention and toys for children during the Christmas season. The church is not only known for impacting the metro area through serving but also for providing practical, innovative services, mentoring programs and teachings for all generations. Webster strongly believes in creating change in our world, by serving.
Webster has been awarded on several occasions for his superlative leadership skills that are birthed from the church and overflow into the business sector; he also has a great passion to equip and empower business and church leaders, lead workshops and seminars addressing communication, effective leadership and equipping ministries for 21st century ministry! One of Pastor Webster's passions is to equip leaders and ministries for innovative and practical ministry via church development and consulting. In 2014, Webster launched and founded the School of Ministry Excellence (S.O.M.E.) for individuals who desire to groom their gifts and cultivate their calling. The School of Ministry Excellence is now an accredited ministry institution with two campuses in Leeds and Montgomery. Pastor Webster was recognized by the citizens of Leeds, AL, January 20, 2014 and was awarded – “Earnest E. Garner Leadership Award – for dedication, leadership and commitment to the City of Leeds.” Webster was awarded the 2013 Best In Birmingham Minority Business Award for the Faith Based Category and has been awarded The Leadership Award by the Jefferson County Commission, Birmingham, AL. Webster was also awarded a proclamation from the City of Leeds for his commendable dedication, labor, leadership and service at The Tower of Prayer Church and in the metropolitan area.
In 2017, Pastor C. Shaemun Webster established the Assembly of Pioneers, an apostolic core of churches who seek to provide innovative, practical and cutting-edge ministry in the 21st century. The Assembly of Pioneers in it’s infancy stage already has a company of five churches that makes up the organization. Webster has been honored to serve in such entities such as: Youth Leadership Forum of Birmingham, Leeds Chamber of Commerce, and Auburn University Student Government. Lastly but not least, Pastor Webster is a member of All Nations Worship Assembly of Atlanta, GA under the leadership of Pastor LaBryant Friend.
Webster is the son of Carey L. and Kimberly Webster and the brother to K. Miaya-Ree Webster.