God has uniquely prepared Reverend Garner for the high demands of ministry. Ordained in the Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) since 1997, Pastor Garner has led SAFCOG since 1998. With The church’s motto for the 21st Century, “Reaching the People for Christ.”, many successful building projects have been completed due to this belief in others and his leadership. Equipped with a BS in Accounting, a Masters in Business Administration, Master of Divinity courses (Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary-Charlotte) and a Certified Public Accountant, Pastor Garner has spent over 29 years with several Fortune 100 companies in various positions of leadership and accountability. In addition to serving as Pastor, he holds a corporate management position with CommScope, Inc., has owned a Tax Franchise and was a former partner in Garner & Carter, PLLC, a local CPA firm (Charlotte, NC), founded in December, 2001. Married 30 years to his soul mate, First Lady Minister Gloria Glover Garner, the Garners are the proud parents of two children, Darylen (age 14) and Joel (age 11).
Rev. Rosilynn Noble Executive Associate Pastor Ministry Chair,Board Of Christian Education
Equipped with a BA in Education, Rosilynn is currently an educator in Charlotte, NC and has received teacher of the year at her school. Ordained in 2005 through the Missouri Ministries of the Church of God, Rosilynn previously served as interim pastor for the Richmond Heights First Church of God, under the leadership of her father, Pastor Emeritus Timothy Hatter. Rosilynn is married to Willie Noble, and they are the parents of two daughters and one son-in-law, Adrienne Noble-Clark (Evan), and Alexia Noble.
Rev. Vera W. Carroll Administrative Assistant, Treasurer and B.O.L.D. for Christ Outreach Ministry Coordinator
Rev. Vera is an ordained minister with a passion for outreach, which allows her to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Vera is the coordinator of the B.O.L.D (Building Overcomers & Loving Disciples) for Christ Outreach Ministry of SAFCOG. Vera is currently call center manager at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. She is also the founder of Pearls of Truth and Wisdom Ministry, which offers workshops, conferences and daily encouragement to women. (www.pearlsoftruthandwisdom.org)
Minister Gloria Glover Garner Praise Leader D.O.V.E.3 Women'sFellowship
First Lady Garner has a sincere heart for worship. This is displayed throughout her commitment as Praise and Worship Leader and in her call to serve the women of God. Dedicated to her first call as wife to Pastor Garner and mom, she left a career in banking to become a stay at home mom to their two children, Darylen Sharisse and Joel James.
Minister Rita Massey Intercessory Prayer Ministry
With a singlemind for Christ, Rita leads others in the area of prayer and worship. She loves experiencing God through the prophetic gifts as she maintains a posture of seeking God's will for her life. Rita appreciates reading a variety of literary compositions. Married to Robert, they are the parents of Crystal, Evelyn and Samuel.
Minister Darnell Davis Aaron and Hur Brotherhood and Custodian
Darnell is committed to demonstrate the responsibility of Aaron and Hur (Exodus 17:12) by standing alongside and strengthening the pastor. Darnell enjoys traveling,singing and praying and his favorite pasttime is golf. Married to Lora, they are parents of Diriek and Latosha, and grandparents of two.
Minister Sharion Stephens Brandenberg Altar Ministry and Praise and Worship
A faithful member at SAFCOG for 21 years, Sharion currently serves in the Altar Ministry and Praise Team. Devoted to living a healthy lifestyle, Sharion finds pleasure in gardening and modeling to others the advantages of good health through fresh foods and dancing. Sharion enjoys spending time with her five children and 7 grandchildren.
Minister Jerry Hosey Visitation Ministry
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