Prophetess Maria Ivery

Spiritual Midwife, Prophetess & Life Coach



Prophetess Maria Ivery is the founder of the FOCUS ON JESUS - An international prophetic ministry with headquarters in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. God has chosen Prophetess Ivery to be a unique and a creative "Voice of God." Since accepting the prophetic calling, God has open doors and enabled her to embraced the Vision of God's ministry for her.

Prophetess Ivery has been teaching and preaching the Gospel throughout the Delaware Valley are for the past decade. She has ministered in the missionary fields of the Puerto Rico, Haiti, Bermuda, and received outreach missionary training in Jerusalem.

Prophetess Ivery was ordained as a missionary an minister in 1993. In 1997, Prophetess Ivery was ordained as an elder at the Rock Church Family Worship Center under the leadership of Pastors Bryant-Lee and the late Charlene Phillips where she served as an Executive Board member and Minister Director of the New Member's Training Class. In 1999, Prophetess Ivery completed her specialized training in the prophetic, which involved the "Five-fold" Ministry Gifts, specifically in the Office of Prophet from the Eagle's Nest Prophetic College where she later became an instructor and a board member of the International Apostolic Prophetic Network (I.A.P.N.) founded by Apostle Ricci J. Hausley. She also earned accredited ministry training from the Mount Airy Religious Training Institute (M.A.R.T.A. Philadelphia, PA, 1992) the Jameson School of Ministry (Philadelphia, PA, 1994) and The Victory Christian Center's School of the Word (Philadelphia, PA, 1994).

Prophetess Ivery is a certified life coach and also a registered nurse who graduated from Albert Einstein School of Nursing in 1983. She is currently working at Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women. Her spiritual gifting has also offered the opportunity to have served as a chaplain to psychiatric patients at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Presently, she is a member of Higher Dimension Church under the leadership of Pastor Terrance Johnson, where she is a part of leadership and serving as a team leader for the Intercessory Prayer Ministry.  F.O.j. has established a school  of The Prophetic that has graduated  Pastors, Evangelist and leaders throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  

Well traveled, Prophetess Ivery has presented numerous seminars, workshops, and lectures on the Gift of Prophecy, the Office of the Prophet, Prophetic Intercession, The "Five-fold" Ministry Gifts, Spiritual Birthing Classes and Spiritual Midwifery for Expecting Parents, Specialized Instruction for Menopausal Women, Women's Ministry Summits and Ministry Design Training Conferences.  

Prophetess Ivery is the daughter of Elder Lillian Brooks and has one daughter-Ivery Brown and a granddaughter Hanniah Brown.