Meet the Director

Deanna Shrodes

Director of PFWomen

Deanna is the Women’s Ministries Director for the Pen-Florida District of the Assemblies of God. She took on the role of director of PF Women at an extremely challenging time in the department’s history.  Under her leadership, the department paid off almost $75,000 of debt in six months of  time as well as achieved a new level in reaching and empowering women across the state of Florida. Deanna is most passionate about investing in leaders and leadership health.

Deanna is an Assemblies of God ordained minister and has served as co-pastor alongside her husband Larry, for 29 years. Larry is lead pastor of Celebration Church Tampa (AG). Deanna is a speaker in demand in the United States and abroad, and is an accomplished musician, worship leader and recording artist. She is an award winning writer and contributing author of five highly acclaimed anthologies and sole author of the books, JUGGLE: Manage Your Time, Change Your Life, Worthy to Be Found, RESTORED: Pursuing Wholeness When a Relationship is Broken, and STRONGER: 30 Powerful Principles for Leaders,  all published by Entourage Publishing. Deanna has been featured in many publications worldwide, including The Huffington Post.

Deanna and Larry make their home in the Tampa Bay area and have three children who are all serving God and His church.  They are also currently raising their great niece Livvy, whom they have temporary custody of. The family has an amazing American bulldog named Max.  You can read Deanna’s blog at

You can request Deanna for ministry at your church or event by simply emailing our office at  You will receive a response within 24 business hours.


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