Boone, an African American was ordained a minister in 1973. In 1983 he formed Living Word Evangelistic Association, which later became Wellington Boone Ministries. In 1985 he founded his first church , and in 1994 a number of churches were associated in the Fellowship of International Churches. Wikipedia*
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Wellington Boone has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Congressional News Conference.