Overseer Eric Scott, Sr. was born in Baltimore, MD on July
22, 1971 to Mother Lillian Scott and the late Elder Charles W. Scott, Sr.
He is the youngest of 4 children born to this union.
Overseer graduated from Woodlawn High School in 1989. He
attended Morgan State University, where he received his B.A. in Music. While at
Morgan, he served as the lead student accompanist for the renowned Morgan State
University Choir, under the tutelage of the late Dr. Nathan M. Carter.
At the age of 5 years old Eric served as the church drummer at Lively Stone Church
of God in Christ., where his father served as Pastor. After much prayer, God
alerted his father that he was to be the church psalmist. His father
anointed his hand and shortly thereafter the gift that so many have been
blessed by, was made manifest.
In 1993, Eric married Marsha Brown, his “Brown Sugar”. God blessed this union
with three strapping young men; Eric Jr., Aaron and Darrin. He gained a
new title and is Pop-Pop to his first granddaughter Alexandria affectionately known
In 1994, God blessed Eric to start the ministry of “Eric Scott & Company”.
He recorded his first CD in 1995. In addition to traveling extensively
throughout the United States, the Bahamas, Spain, Germany and Japan with the
MSU Choir, Eric was blessed to travel with “Company” to Switzerland and Italy,
as well as the Eastern region of the United States ministering the Gospel
Minister Scott accepted the call to preach the gospel in August 1996. In August
2003, he was ordained an Elder in the Church of God In Christ.
In 2004, Elder Scott was appointed State Minister of Music for the Greater
Maryland First Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ, under the
leadership of Bishop David W. Spann, Sr. And in 2018 was reinstalled under
Jurisdictional Prelate Bishop J. L. Lyles, Jr.
June 2017 Overseer Scott earned his Bachelors of Biblical Studies, and his
Graduate Degree in 2018. He is currently perusing his Masters Degree in
Biblical Studies and Pastoral Counseling.
In 2018, Overseer was reinstalled as the State Minister of
Music for the Greater Maryland First Jurisdiction of the Church of God in
He attended Good Shepherd Church of God in Christ, under
Superintendent Tony W. Torain for three years until he was sent out to
Pastor Unity Progressive Memorial C.O.G.I.C. on January 20, 2007. Later
that same year together with his wife founded Restoration Family Life
Ministries Church of God in Christ.
In September of 2018, God instructed Overseer Eric and
Pastor Marsha that the season of Restoration Family Life Ministries had ended,
and that the ministry should be a Lighthouse in the community. Overseer Scott
obeyed the voice of the Lord, and Lighthouse Worship Center was Birthed and
Established in October of 2018.
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