E. Joy Croel is the mother of 4 grown sons and one grown daughter, she has 6 grand children and 5 great grand children. She has been instrumental in the growth and development of 19 other children and as a former teacher and principal have mentored hundreds of children and their parents through the education system. Joy has a Bachelors Degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters Degree from Cambridge College.
Joy has been preaching and teaching the Word of God over 53 years. She was ordained at Christian Love Fellowship in 1985 and has faithfully served God since her commitment at age 9. Joy is currently serving as a Certified Lay Minister at Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield, Michigan under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Carlyle Fielding Stewart III. She has participated over 7 years in her television minister program: “Forever Joy”. And 3 years on the radio. Joy loves the Lord and enjoys introducing people to her Father God and Lord Jesus Christ.