Voices of Glory was founded in 1999, by freshmen Timothy Heath and Seena Paruna with the help of Tina Roan from the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Timothy served as VOG's first president, and Tina started her 8 year role as Faculty/Staff Advisor. During VOG's inaugural year, Timothy was able to recruit seven choir members.
Over the next four years, the choir grew and Tina Roan found two directors to work with the choir: Evangelist Jan Wood and Ed McDonald. Due to time conflicts and new ministry opportunities, both directors only served one year. In 2001, Tina found Minister Ronnie Crenshaw to guide the choir. In the spring of 2003, Timothy served his last term as president and graduated.
That fall saw the election of a new president, Sean Owens. With the choir having grown a significant amount, Sean wanted to put on a concert. In 2004, the tragic story of Reverend Elder Soloman (a 81-year old man, who was left to care for his 5 grandkids when his daughter died) was in the news. From this, Sean and Minister Crenshaw then created VOG's first annual benefit concert in the spring of 2005.
In the fall of 2005, current Director Mark Ewart assumed the Presidency and Hurricane Katrina hit. Mark continued the annual benefit concert in the spring of 2006, and the money went to a family from Louisiana displaced by storm. In the spring of 2007, Minister Crenshaw found the family of Christine Daniels (a woman with 5 kids, one of which was paraplegic, and was in danger of losing her home) to benefit.
VOG has now been blessed to become a choir of over 50 members strong. Each year its ministry grows and spreads around northeastern Ohio.