4004 Ivanhoe Lane | Dallas, Texas 75212




Pastor Raymond Allen of the Galilee Church of God In Christ is the husband of First Lady Joyce Allen. He is the father of one son and the grandfather of two granddaughters and one great grandson. Pastor Allen was born in Dallas, Texas and has lived there all his life. His work career had been with the Chrysler Corporation since he graduated from high school. After 35 years of working for this corporation, Pastor Allen retired.

Most of his life has been dedicated to the doing the Lord's work. He was mentored by the Late Superintendent R. Hunter until he was appointed as the Sunday School teacher. He was later ordained as an elder through the Church of God In Christ, Inc. Supt. Hunter then assigned Pastor Allen to be the Sunday School Superintendent, and later on to be his Assistant Pastor.

It was before the passing of Superintendent R. Hunter on April 6, 2016 that Pastor Allen was then appointed as the pastor of Galilee Church of God In Christ.



Joyce Allen is the wife of Pastor Raymond Allen of the Galilee Church of God In Christ. She is the mother of one son, two granddaughters and one great grandson. Lady Joyce is a native of Dallas, Texas residing in the Carrollton area for the last 35 years. She worked in the Special Education field for three years. Then she moved to the Department of Administration for 20 years as a Computerized Records Controller before retiring from the Dallas Independent School District.

Lady Joyce graduated from L. G. Pinkston High School and after graduation, she attended Brookhaven Junior College and Richland College in Texas.

Her special attribute is being known as a motivator to women in the church, as well as helping her husband build a loving and strong congregation to let people know that Jesus is real!