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Pastor & Staff


 

Our pastor and staff are committed to spreading the Gospel because we believe God’s Word is able to transform and empower all who believe. Get in touch with our church staff and let us know how we can serve you.

 

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Pastor Bankole Akinbinu

Pastor Akinbinu stands on the promise of Philippians 1:6

“He that hath begun a good work in you is faithful to perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.”

 

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Church Staff

Rev. Reggie Wise

Minister of Discipleship
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Rev. Reggie is a native of Florida.  He is a recent graduate of Duke University School of Divinity and was a young adult minister.  Min. Reggie love working out and traveling and his favorite sports teams are the Miami Hurricanes, Dolphins and Heat!

Katrina Tatum

Director of Ministries
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Katrina is a proud wife and mother and brings over 20 years of corporate experience in the areas of project/risk/change management both domestically and internationally.  She loves reading/writing and decorating and she used to be a mechanic!

Min. Cynthia Jacko-Wise

Outreach Coordinator
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With a Master’s in Divinity and Counseling, Min. Cynthia is passionate about holistic health in the community and making resources equally accessible to all. She’s married to her seminary sweetheart, Rev. Reggie Wise. They have one furry son, Pooh Bear Honeycomb Wise. This Louisiana native enjoys learning and educating others about natural hair care and eating crabs!

Rev. Micah Thomas

Minister of Media
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Rev. Micah is a graduate of Duke Divinity and loves spending time with his wife and son.  When he is not at work or spending time with family, you can find him in the gym or growing his creative design agency.

Charles Sands

Minister of Worship
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Charles is a Virginia native and a graduate of NC Central University’s music department. The youngest of 6, he loves family and staying active. Charles is blessed to have a wonderfully talented daughter, Nia Aleice.

Deacon Sylvia Jones

Youth Ministry Coordinator
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Sylvia is a former high school Physical Education Teacher and Coach, Camp Leader and community mentor.  She loves working with young people.  Her favorite candy is Peanut M&M’s.

Elvira Howell

Children's Ministry Coordinator
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Elvira enjoys sharing her gift of helping others. She also loves spending quality time with her two grandchildren, Laila and Riyen, and her grand-dog, Cairo.

Lori Aboulmouna

Church Administrator and Communications Specialist
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Lori is an Alaska native, but calls the DMV her home.  She is a graduate of Morgan State University with a degree in Psychology.  She loves to serve and encourage others.  She enjoys reading and spending quality time with family. Her favorite team is the SF 49ers!

Rochelle Woodson

Finance Administrator
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Rochelle is the youngest of three siblings and she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Sandy Stuart

Office Assistant
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Sandy enjoys the opportunity to meet and serve members of the congregation.  She is originally from New York and loves to spend time with her family at the beach!

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