Life Church Ladies Conference
Vesta Layne Mangun
202 Tanglewood Drive
Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
Widow of the late G. A. Mangun, Bishop of The Pentecostals of Alexandria (67 years of marriage)
One son, Anthony Mangun, Senior Pastor of The Pentecostals of Alexandria
Daughter-in-law, Mickey Mangun
Two Grandchildren, Miquell Mangun Hennigan, wife of Jeffrey Hennigan, and Gentry Mangun
Two Great-Grandchildren, Eva and Gibson Hennigan
In 1950 after seven years of evangelizing Vesta Layne Mangun, her husband and infant son, moved to Alexandria, Louisiana, to pastor. At that time, some 35 members voted on them. Today, under the leadership of their son, Senior Pastor Anthony Mangun, there is a 2500 seat facility with a youth facility and a Family Life Center housing sports/recreation facilities and Sunday School classrooms.
The daughter of an East Texas pioneer minister, Royal D. Gibson, and his wife, Eula, Vesta Mangun is a featured speaker at conferences and camp meetings across our nation and around the world. In addition, she is an anointed vocalist and musician.
She has published two books and two pamphlets:
“The Best of Vesta Mangun”
“Vesta Mangun Continues”
She has five professionally recorded music projects:
“A Little Light”
“Shoutin’ on the Hills”
“The Manguns: Together Always”
“An Altar in My Life”
She was honored in 2015 to be selected as one of the YWCA 2015 Decades of Women representing women of the 80s decade (of age).