Tabernacle of Praise offers a wide variety of ministries that are sure to meet your needs. Everyone is a tool in God’s hands. How will He use you? It is our desire to assist you in being all that our Lord has called you to be and to help in finding a place of service utilizing your God-given gifts, abilities, and talents. This information is provided to help guide you in finding your place in this ministry. Some areas require prior training or experience in order to be involved; however, in most of the listed areas of ministry, training is offered to equip you.


The Art’s Ministry
Fine Arts Ministry-Developed to train and to lead the body of Christ in praise and worship, by the Spirit, not according to the flesh. To minister through song, dance, mime and drama.

Minister of Music – Mr. Fredrick Davis
Percussions – Eric Howard
Director(ress) Joan Williams, Alexis Partee, Sharquita Fason, Reverend Walter Gray, Jr.
Mass Choir  – Catherine Fason
Youth/Young Adult Choir – Mary Hawkins
Praise Dancers – Vickie Moore
Mime Ministry – Gilda Gant
Drama Ministry – Clarrissa Glover
Media Ministry – Derren Davis

Fredrick “Rick” Davis
Minister of Music
Phone – 901-522-8678
Email –


Christian Education Ministry
Christian Education-Designed to develop and administer a curriculum that will promote spiritual growth and cultivate leaders, while making disciples. It is our goal to provide wholesome education and teachings to the body of Christ and to create ministries that are indicative of Christ and whose foundations are based upon a Biblical perspective.

Director – Mrs. Deborah Webster
Sunday School Superitendent – Roberta Gray
Asst. Sunday School Superitendent – Robert Moore
Vacation Bible School – Evgangelist Essie Moss
Nurture Class  – Reverend Della Huntsman
School Of Leadership Training  – Executive Council Youth & Young Adult Assembly – Gilda Gant
Teen Summit – FIYA Team
New Member Orientation – Pastor Derrick & First Lady Glenda Davis

Deborah Webster
Christian Education Director
Phone – 901-522-8678
Email –


Pastoral Care Ministry
Pastoral Care Ministry – Designed to touch and be the “helpers” of the pastor and church. Those persons needing help in counseling, marriage support, Prayer, and other needs.

Director – Elder Walter Davis
Benevolence Ministry – Rev. Cleveland Huntsman
Bereavement Ministry – Executive Council
Hospital/Care Ministry – Willie Mae Marshall
Marriage Council Ministry – Ministerial Staff
Intercessory Prayer Team – Elder Walter Davis

Elder Walter Davis
Director of Pastoral Care
Phone – 901-522-8678
Email –



Mission Ministry Mission Ministry
Designed to serve the church by maintaining perfect order in the house of the Lord. To assist with the service in every way to make the worship experience a pleasant one. To provide support to the various ministries of the church as it relates to special events.

Director – Ms. Joan Williams
Women’s Ministry – First Lady Glenda Davis
Children/Youth/Young Adult Director – Gilda Gant
Gabriel’s Den – Shenika Partee
Culinary Ministry  – Barbara Houston

Ms. Joan Williams
Director of Missions Phone – 901-522-8678
Email –


Deacon’s Ministry Deacons Ministry
Designed to serve the church by maintaining perfect order in the house of the Lord. To assist with the service in every way that makes the worship experience a pleasant one. Help assist pastor in serving tables (finance, Lord’s Supper and Pastor) To provide support to the various auxiliaries of the church as it relates to special events

Director – Bro. Robert Moore
Chair Emeritus  – Bro. William Davis
Co-Chair – Robert Moore / James Strong / Dennis Hawkins, Sr. / Chris Ross / Prentiss Moody
Deaconess  Ministry – Willie Mae Marshall
Mother’s Ministry – Joan Jones
Golden Circle Ministry  – Anita Danner
Men’s Ministry  – Reverend Walter Gray, Jr. / Reverend James Davis

Bro. Robert Moore
Director/Chairman of Deacon
Phone – 901-522-8678
Email –


Public Relations and Administration Ministry
Public relation and administration ministry receives and administers data and information for the church. Creates an atmosphere of excellence for all to read, see, communicate and helps to become the voice of the church through various mediums.

Director – Gilda Gant
Assistant Director – Nichelle Quinn

Hospitality / Greeter Ministry  – Yolanda Williams
Social Media – Ericka Herndon / Nichellle Quinn
Usher’s Ministry – Chief Usher Quantricia Maxwell
Usher Ministry – Rosalind Davis / Quinyette Williams

Ms. Gilda Gant
Director of Public Relations and Administrations
Phone – 901-522-8678
Email –


Trustee Ministry Trustee Ministry
Designed to serve the church by maintaining perfect order in the house of the Lord. To assist with the finance team and record keeping ; helping to ensure proper administration of the funds of the church.

Director/ Chairperson – Mary Hawkins
Co-Chair – Kim Burse Deborah Webster / Christine Leakes / Reverend Walter Gray, Jr.
Treasurer – Robert Moore
Financial Secretary – Quaintricia Maxwell
Finance Team – Staff
MIS – Prentiss Moody / Derren Davis / Quantricia Maxwell

Ms. Mary Hawkins
Chair of Trustee
Phone – 901-522-8678
Email –