Bishop Haywood L. Parker
Dr. Haywood Parker is the Senior Pastor and Founder of Truth Tabernacle Ministries, a church established in 1980 and located in the city of Rocky Mount, NC. As a son of one of God’s prayer warriors and intercessors, Dr. Parker’s passion is prayer and thus he seeks to lead a daily life of early morning intercession and spiritual intimacy with God.
Dr. Parker submits to the spiritual covering Bishop Alfred A. Owens Jr. of Washington, D.C. He was consecrated to the office of Bishop under his spiritual father, Bishop Ralph Dennis of Baltimore, MD., in 1999.
Dr. Parker has matriculated through the halls of academia, having earned a B.S. Degree, a Master’s of Divinity Degree, and a Doctorate of Education. He has done post-doctorate work at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Joint College of African American Bishops and is chairperson of the Scholarship Committee. He also serves on several boards within his native hometown of Rocky Mount.
Dr. Parker is happily married to Wanda Frazier-Parker, whom he loves dearly and who serves with him as Co-Pastor of Truth Tabernacle Ministries. He is the father of two wonderful and beautiful daughters, Shelayna and Stephanie, who he cherishes with all his heart.