First Lady Mary M. K. Cozart-Ragland serves as the Executive Pastor of Lighthouse Community Church in Pleasantville, NJ. Upon the entrance of ministry she has served in various roles of leadership. Accepting the call to ministry, she has inclined herself to the tutelage of God’s word and the scholarship of Biblical training through Grand Canyon University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Studies and Master's of Public Administration w/Emphasis in Government Policy.
Lady Ragland is a dedicated woman of God, she is passionate in seeing others reach their full potential in Kingdom dominion. Such a lofty desire often provokes a standard of righteous obedience with godly alignment. Her most significant workings within Lighthouse Community Church has been the establishing and structuring of the Cutting Edge Youth and Young Adult Ministry, which currently functions as a complete entity of spiritual teachings including, youth bible study, age-appropriate group sessions for males and females, outreach, and an array of other youth activities. Her other developments were the initiating of the LCC Women of Excellence ministry, and co-laboring alongside Senior Pastor Kevin D. Ragland in Marriage facilitated sessions. Her presence extends throughout many of the other aspects of ministry life.
Through God’s faithfulness, Senior Pastor Kevin D. Ragland and Executive Pastor Lady Mary M. K. Ragland will celebrate 15 years of Pastorate excellence. Pastor Mary M. K. Ragland has been united in Holy matrimony to Pastor Kevin D. Ragland for 25 years. They are the proud parents of Kevin Jr., Christian, Tasiah, and Teylar.