About SMI LIFE & Dr. Yolie

Welcome to SMI LIFE:

About SMI: 
Seraphim Ministries International (SMI) is located in Hopewell, Virginia at the LIFE Center. SMI was registered in Prince George County, VA on October 20, 2004; it was physically established in Petersburg, VA in 2005 and relocated to Hopewell, VA in 2016. SMI is a teaching ministry where people can learn and grow. SMI was founded on Isaiah 6 where the Seraphim purged the lips of Isaiah for service. SMI Bible College is a place for advanced learning, where certificates, licensing, ordinations and degrees are conferred. SMIBC is a training facility that train leaders to lead. Ephesians 4:11 - 16 And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, (12) for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the [a]edifying of the body of Christ,...

Ministries: Audio & Visual, Evangelistic & Outreach, Greeters, Hospitality, Intercessory, Kanaph Men's Ministry, Praise Team, Seniors 4LIFE and Sisters Circle of Love.

Membership: Being in Membership Covenant has great benefits. Membership encourages Christians (Believers) to commit themselves to being disciples of Jesus Christ. To develop a meaningful relationship with God, our neighbors, and the world. We were created to serve others through good works and commanded by God to make disciples of every nation, tribe, people, and language through the local church (SMI). As members, we are called as a ministry family to support SMI's mission to share the gospel locally and to the ends of the earth. Being a part of SMI gives us a place to call home, and a covering that is truly blessed by God. 
Membership Requirements: Confession of Faith, Baptism and 4 Weeks of Discipleship Classes.

About Dr. Yolie:
Yolie Massenburg, born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Currently she resides in Virginia with her husband Clarence. She has one daughter, Jolissia; two step daughters, Hollie and Blonnie; one son-in-law, Adrian and two granddaughters, Jayla and Kyra. Yolie is a prophet from birth. She received salvation at the age of 16 and answered the call to preach the gospel as an evangelist nearly 20 years later. She was ordained as a pastor in 2006 and consecrated as an apostle in 2013. Before Dr. Yolie was called into ministry, she had a career in broadcasting, from reporter to general manager. Dr. Yolie is the Apostle/Senior Pastor of Seraphim Ministries International (SMI) LIFE Worship Center in Hopewell, Virginia. She is Founder of SMI Bible College (an accredited-degree offering college) where she is also Executive Director and an instructor. In 2011, Dr. Yolie ventured into Christian Life Coaching and through Living Life Ministries she is a Motivational Speaker and Life Coach to ministers throughout the USA. Dr. Yolie is a lover of academics, she holds several degrees: a BA in Communications, a Master in Education, and a Doctorate in Religious Education in Theology. She also holds a second Master in Divinity at SMI Bible College where she is also pursuing a second PhD. She is a certified instructor of the Evangelical Training Association, faculty member as Media Analysis at Trinity Graduate School of Apologetics and Theology, and Qualified Evangelism Explosion Trainer. In addition, she is an author and publisher of several publications including a textbook used by students in over 130 countries. She is also a member of the following associations: American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), Christian Coaching Alliance (CAA), Christian Faith Center Ministers’ Fellowship International (CFMFI Dr. Yolie has a special compassion for the elderly, infirmed and dying. She is a volunteer Chaplain in two hospitals and visiting pastor at two senior assistant living facilities. But above all and the greatest of all, she is a Born-again Believer of Jesus Christ who loves God and filled with His Holy Spirit.