Community Outreach Series Coordinator
||Brother Paul is a life-long Columbus resident who enjoys painting and handyman work. He is the proud father of 3 beautiful adult women. Paul is a graduate of Central High School and who earned a 4-year scholarship to Columbus College of Art and Design. He is an active member at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church where he is a member of the Usher Board. Additionally, he is well-tenured member of Saint Marks Lodge #7, Alabama 53, Knights Templar. Brother Paul’s favorite scripture is Psalm 28.
|Paul E. JeffersonMen's Development Series Coordinator
||Elder Paul E. Jefferson heralds from Washington D. C. Bro. Jefferson studied voice, English, and theater at the University of California’s Santa Barbara for three years. He completed his bachelor’s degree at The California State University’s Northridge campus, in Broadcast Journalism, May 1997. Bro. Jefferson was saved, water baptized in JESUS’ Name, and baptized in the Holy Spirit, in June 1974, and immediately began intensive studies in the Holy Scriptures, continuing to fervently seek his Lord and Savior JESUS Christ. He was ordained an evangelist in August, 1976, with the International Full Gospel Church, working with Bishop W. Collins and Evangelist B. Collins of Los Angeles California, about 24 years, then he worked several years with International Central Gospel Church with Pastor and Asst.Pastor Richard and Felicia Donkor in Los Angeles, CA. Bro. Jefferson then began ministering to souls in private homes, hospitals, schools, parks, and on Skid-Row, with his pastors Bishop and Evangelist Collins.After several more years in ministry, the Lord opened doors for Evangelist Jefferson to minister in Canada, Mexico, England, the Dominican Republic, as well as evangelistic meetings from coast to coast in the United States of America, where the Lord saved, healed from so-called incurable diseases, and delivered many souls to His glory. He is also a member of the Moye` Ensemble Gospel Music Ministry, of Washington D. C. Through the invaluable experiences he has had in over 35 years of ministry, Bro. Paul firmly believes that the most priceless gift that any man or woman of God can possess, is humility. Paul’s favorite scripture is Proverbs 22:4.|
|Terrance Dawkins Men's Development Series Coordinator
||Terrance Dawkins was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio and is the proud father of 4 children (Kapri, Tymeir, Taja and Legacy). In 2011 Terrance was ordained as a minister and has grown in Christ which led him start a marriage ministry called “Puzzle Piece Ministry”, which focuses on the biblical principles of marriage and how said principles translate to couples in today’s society. Minister Dawkins is the Co-Leader of the Young Adult Ministry at International Christian Center (Columbus, OH – Pastor Tyus Nedd). He also has taken on the additional role of the Accountability Facilitator with Men of Courage. Brother Terrance takes interest in poetry, writing, acting (he has appeared in several gospel plays) and is currently working on founding a ministry called Live the Allure Inc. Terrance’s favorite scripture is Proverbs 3:5-6.|
| Phillip Reed Community Outreach Series Coordinator
||Brother Phillip James Wesley Reed III was born in the State of Michigan, raised in the State of Illinois and formally educated in the State of Indiana at Purdue University. While attending Purdue University, he met the woman (Carla) that would become his wife. After college they were married in Columbus, Ohio where they have resided for 40yrs (it could be said that he left his mark on the Midwest). Their union was directed by God, a union that produced two beautiful children. Phillip became an ordained Deacon serving at Trinity United Church of Christ in Columbus, Ohio. Phillip and Carla have been members of TUCC for 18yrs.
Brother Reed enjoys studying the Word of God, living a life of service and relaxing to music and film. Phillip collects famous quotes which inspire and serve as a lamp navigating in the world, avoiding the pitfalls being of the world. Some examples of these inspirational quotes are:
“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”- Matt 7:1-2 (NIV)
“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace.”- Martin Luther King Jr.
“If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character. If there is beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nations. When there is order in the nations, there will peace in the world.” - Confucius.
Brother Reed's favorite scripture is Romans 8:28.