Bishop Haywood L. Parker

BishopDr. 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

Co-PastorLeader, 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 preordained destiny.

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 ministry.

Throughout life, her continual prayer is that God keeps her humble and always flowing with fresh oil.