Laurette Hoagland ( Dr. Joy) is a Children's Pastor with a passion for reaching children around the world with ventriloquism & gospel illusions. She has a gift for teaching Biblical truths in a creative and fun style while demonstrating the love of Jesus Christ to adults and children alike.
Clem and Dr. Joy in action!
Outreach Shows Therapy Dog Ministry Creative Ministry Training VBS, School and Senior Assemblies Missions Speaker
Ministry to Senior Supporters
Lives are about to change for Jesus!
Chicken Noodle, superstar!
Missions Talks at Assemblies
Phoebe, always with the attitude!
Teaching Children in Malawi
Newsflash! Dr. Joy has expanded the ministry! Dottie & Friends
is a therapy dog program God has provided through generous gifting from Clairemont Church of God where Laurette serves as their Children's Pastor. This "at home" missions project has reached children and seniors in schools, libraries, after school programs, retirement care homes and more. Laurette and Dottie have been certified by Love On A Leash. Dottie and Friends "Read It And Keep It" program has launched. Through generous donations, children in libraries and schools will keep the books they read to Dottie!
Laurette with Dottie
Celebrate Dottie the Therapy Dog's birthday with a purpose! You can sponsor toiletries and coffee for men we minister to in recovery at Restoration Ranch. Want to make a difference? You can sponsor one, two, ten or more toiletry kits at $10 each by clicking the Paypal link below.
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