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TBOC (The Body Of Christ) Ministries located in downtown Memphis, Tennessee is a church committed to uplifting the name of Jesus and teaching the believers to live a life unto Him!



Larry & Illana Pratcher, Jr.

Anointed, Bold, Christ-Centered, No-Nonsense are all terms used to describe Apostle Larry Pratcher, Jr. who serves as the senior pastor of the All Believers Faith Center located in the Whitehaven area of Memphis, Tennessee. A native of Chicago, IL, Apostle Pratcher's vision is to empower and encourage Gods people through life changing experiences with a Holy God, his focus is to reach and minister to the ones that Traditional Church has rejected. Apostle Pratcher radical approach to ministry had affected the community of Whitehaven for positive change and touched the lives of many to begin a new life with Jesus. Serving as only the second pastor in the church's nearly 30 year history, his mission is simple: Exalt the Saviour, Equip the Saints, and Evangelize the Sinner.


Since the beginning of his pastorate in 2004, (When the church was under the name of All Believers Faith Center) he has introduced ministry that has yielded significant church growth and transformation while encouraging people to do the Will of God and live a lifestyle of holiness. Breaking the mold of church as usual, he has transformed Sunday morning services into a life-changing praise & worship experience that encourages people to get to know God and interact with Him. A voice crying out in the wilderness, Apostle Pratcher's messages are one of end-time correction (living a lifestyle of holiness) and living by sound biblical principles.


With a heavy focus on evangelism, Apostle Pratcher has formed many cell ministries to meet the needs of the people in the community, the church world, and abroad. On a weekly basis, Apostle leads an outreach team that facilitates the feeding of 250 lunch bags & water to the homeless and twice a year our Church host a homeless cookout for the needy to eat barbecue and were clothes are given out. To minister to the men and women in prison, Pratcher holds two weekly prison services at the Shelby Country Criminal Justice Center for the women and the Penitentiary for the men. In an effort to encourage and pray for our sick, hospital visitations are done weekly for not only members but for anyone in the hospital wanting prayer.  

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In 2010, God began to transform the ministry and its leader to an apostolic mantle.  This entailed moving from just ministering to the souls at the present location, but to establishing the Kingdom of God in other parts of the Mid-South.  From an event held in Tunica, Mississippi called “The Outpouring” was born TBOC (The Body of Christ) Ministries.


Ministering to the family, Apostle Pratcher has hosted many difference retreats to address the issues of the family unit.  As a family man, He is married to Iliana Pratcher and they are the blessed parents of three sons; Simeon, Seriah, Samuel.



We are all about connecting to the community around us and showing the hope and love we have in Jesus.  We invite you to connect with us at one our services, events, submitting a prayer request, or social media.

We want to thank you in advance for your generosity and know your support is not taken lightly. Simply click on the GIVE box below to donate.