Pastor A.L. Shaw and First Lady Sandy Shaw are two people who love God and are honored to serve God's people. Pastor and First Lady relocated to Nacogdoches, TX in 1999 to serve as the leaders of Davis Memorial Church of God in Christ.


Both Pastor and First Lady Shaw are active in civic affairs and can be found in attendance at any of the various events held throughout the city. A testament of their concern and love for others is witnessed in the church motto: "A Ministry United Together In Love" for we must allow the love for others to unite us.


Davis Memorial Church of God in Christ is a growing congregation in Nacogdoches. Pastor Shaw's voice can be heard in any number of congregations and services throughout East Texas and surrounding areas, as he is often a requested speaker and evangelist.


Pastor and First Lady Shaw are the proud parents of two children and three grandchildren. 

Both of their children follow in the footsteps of their parents by sharing with others. For a number of years they served as foster parents for a number of years and gave other children the opportunity to share the holiday season with them. 


Pastor Shaw shares with First Lady Shaw in the ministry of young people as well. Pastor Shaw gives leadership to the Texas South Central Jurisdiction Churches of God in Christ as the AIM Chairman; he also serves as the Director for "Love Alive" Campus Ministry under the International Sunday School Department. First Lady Shaw currently serves on the D.M. Ministries CDC Board of Directors as the Chief Financial Officer of Spring Hill learning center in Nacogdoches. First Lady Shaw also serves as the President of the Pastor's Wives Circle for Texas South Central.


"We must work the will of HIM that has called us to this ministry and that calling is to serve others". Both Pastor and First Lady Shaw are true examples of "A ministry of Service".