Bishop Haywood L. Parker
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.
Co-Pastor Wanda F. Parker
life coach, motivator, and mentor to many, Wanda Parker has
served Christendom for greater than 30 years. Subsequent to
a successful, 14-year service as Associate Pastor in Baltimore,
Maryland, Wanda’s service equipped her to become Co-Pastor
for Truth Tabernacle Ministries in Rocky Mount, North Carolina
under the auspices of her husband, Bishop Dr. Haywood L. Parker.
As Bishop Parker is a profound, strategic planner and consultant
to the Mount Calvary Holy Churches of America, Incorporated
(under the auspices of Archbishop Alfred A. and Co-Pastor Susie
Owens), Co-Pastor Parker shares this privilege uniformly and
in a supportive nature.
Besides sharing the pastoral duties of Truth
Tabernacle Ministries, Co-Pastor Parker travels weekly across
the nation preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. She is an internationally
known and nationally celebrated speaker with an infectious energy,
winsome personality and mind-revolutionizing message. Her unique,
uncompromising and bold approach to presenting God’s Word
is renowned for reforming lives and advancing God’s Kingdom.
A prolific revivalist and conference leader, Co-Pastor Parker
aims to accomplish with all diligence the wholeness of man.
Paramount is her determination-filled life which radiates kingdom
style faith, leading to success and “living” her
To attend to the call of excellence and integrity
in ministry, Co-Pastor Parker founded Wanda Parker Ministries
(WPM). With a passion-filled heart for mentoring women in ministry,
Co-Pastor Parker, in collaboration with WPM, produces a regional
women’s conference, affectionately named Empowered For
Living Women’s Conference that addresses the specific
needs of women by aiding many in their transition from valley
to victory and from sorrow to strength.
Professionally, Co-Pastor Parker is the CEO
of WSP, Incorporated and Executive Director of Save The Genes
Foundation, a foundation that supports change against childhood
obesity and Type II Diabetes. Educationally, Co-Pastor Parker
holds a Masters Degree in Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual
Formation from Columbia International University while pursuing
a Doctor of Ministry in the Effective Ministry to Women track
at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.
Due to her outstanding commitment to service
and ministry, Co-Pastor Parker is the recipient of the 2010
Overflow Woman of the Year Award. Nothing renders her prouder
than the favor that God has extended to cover, lead and love
two daughters, Shelayna and Stephanie, who both work in the
Throughout life, her continual prayer is that
God keeps her humble and always flowing with fresh oil.