Travis and Regina Covington
Travis serves alongside of his wife, Regina of fourteen years. Together they have two children; Travis, Jr. and Trinitee. Regina is the Church Administrator at Tabernacle International. She is responsbile for the successful operation of the business office and administrative staff. She also serves as Pastoral Administrative Assistant, Children Church teacher, and Dance Team Leader. Travis assists Pastor Alvin with his ministerial needs and travel. Prior to serving at T.I.C. they have served in marriage ministry, dance/mime, and Youth Ministry to name a few. They have served on staff at T.I.C. since January 2015. Regina also serves as the Administrative Assistant on H.U.U.R.T. Community Development non-profit corporation.
Tiphany Pickett oversees the finances of the church. She ensures that the church operates financially and also oversees the vendor management area of our church. Tiphany is a native of Greensboro, NC and is the proud mother of three children; Ayliah, Christian and Zaniyah. Tiphany joined Tabernacle in 2011 and has served ever since. She has an accounting degree from Brookstone College of Business and is currently an accountant at a local non-profit organization. Tiphany also assists with the finances on the H.U.U.R.T. Community Development non-profit corporation. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and watching new movies.
Prophetess Anne Gibson
Prophetess Anne Gibson is a minister at Tabernacle International Church. She is influential in her call to outreach and reaching lost souls. She is committed to our community outreach endeavors and missions. She also coordinates the janitorial and coordinating schedules, assist with children church, special events, youth ministry advisor, baptisms, and with the day to day planning and functions of the ministry. She is the leader of the Homecare and Bereavement teams. Prophetess Anne has served at Tabernacle since 2014. Prior to serving at T.I.C. she has served in many capacities in ministry including president of missionaries, welcome team, special events, and family needs specialist. Prophetess Anne loves spending time with her family, and leading individuals to Christ is her passion.
Deacon Pearlee and Cynthia Shaw
Deacon Pearlee Shaw serves alongside of his wife, Cynthia of forty years. They have two children Natisha and Lakeisha, two son-n-laws and five grandchildren. Deacon Shaw is the Team Leader of the Men's Ministry and his wife is the Worship Leader Liason, assists with baptisms and work with the outreach giving ministry. Deacon Shaw also assist with the finance team, facility operation management, and is over transportation. The Shaws have been members of Tabernacle since 2013. Prior to joining Tabernacle, Deacon Shaw has served on staff as Deacon, teacher, finance team member and Cynthia has served in transportation for seniors, Sunday School teacher, VBS teacher, and Praise Team Leader. The Shaws have been guest speakers for marriage workshops and conferences.
Wayne is the assistant Team Leader of the Men's Ministry. He is an avid teacher in our ministry including Life in the Word Study Hour, Vacation Bible School planning as well as teen bible study. Wayne is a bible scholar and loves the Word of God with passion. He has studied Political History at NC A&T State University, has taught in the Guilford County school systems and in the state of New York. Wayne is the son of our Church Mother, Shirley Townsend and is the father of two daughters and a son. Wayne is one of the first members of Tabernacle. Prior to serving at Tabernacle he was a licensed minister and has served as Sunday School Superintendent, District Director of men's ministry, and Assistant Director of Minister's Alliance. Wayne is an avid sports fan and history enthusiast.
Ciera Gibson is the Director of the Youth Ministry ranging from ages 3 - 21. She has a 11 year old daughter named Kayla whom she loves devoting time to. From the pre-school aged child to the young adult, Ciera makes sure that T.I.C. has an effective ministry to cultivate Tabernacle Kids and the Ignite Youth teens. Through age-specific curriculum such as teen bible class, children church and developing a quality teaching staff, she leads a team of helpers that trains and equips our children and youth to reach their full potential as children of God. Ciera also assist with the dance team, and worship team. She is a staff member on H.U.U.R.T. Community Development non-profit corporation. Ciera enjoys fashion, interior design, and has a passion for helping others with fitness and nutrition.
Glendolyn Pickett oversees the special events at Tabernacle. From Family and Friends day to our annual Christmas dinner, Glen is the one to ensure that the events are done in excellence. Glen also serves as Assistant Team Leader of the Welcome Team leading the ushers and greeters ministry, and children church teacher. She has served on staff since 2015. Glen has worked in ministry for over forty years. Prior to serving at T.I.C., she has served in many capacities such as an Board of Trustee member, President of the Ushers, and choir member. Glen has one son, Antonio, one daughter-n-law, four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She is a giver and have always given to those in need. She has been a day care owner for over thirteen years and cares for children from nursery age to high school. Glen enjoys spending time with family, relaxing on the beach, and cooking.
Linda ("Lynn) Pickett is the Team Leader of the welcome team at Tabernacle. She has served at T.I.C. since 2015. She has been an usher for over twenty years and is passionate about greeting those who enter the House of God. Her ultimate goal as the leader of the welcome team is to train and equip those who follow; to be comforting and compassionate to everyone who they come in contact with. She always serves with a smile on her face and helps wherever she is needed. Lynn has one daughter, Tiphany; who oversees the finances of the church and she has three grandchildren. Lynn has served in ministry for over thirty years and her previous roles in ministry include usher member and greeter. Lynn loves people and enjoys spending time with family, and traveling.