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Pastoral Staff

Dr. Terrance S. Woodson, Senior Pastor

Associate Pastor

Larry Gardner

Associate Pastor

Bernadette Moore

Dr. Terrance S. Woodson, Senior Pastor​

Terrance S. Woodson D. Min. graduated with a B.A. from The King’s College (1977) and a Master of Theology (1981) and the Doctor of Ministry (May 2000) from Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Woodson is married to Harvetha (Ve) Woodson and has 4 sons: Terrance, Simeon, Timothy and Titus. For the past 10 years, Dr. Woodson pastored Bethel Bible Fellowship. Bethel celebrates its 25th church anniversary on October 26, 2014. . In addition, he serves as the Advisor to African-American students and Adjunct Faculty at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Woodson pastored the growing Friendship Community Bible Church in the southwestern section of Houston. He was appointed President of Urban Evangelical Mission, a church planting and social outreach mission organization, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. He has served as a faculty member, the Academic Dean and the Chairman of the Board of the College of Biblical Studies – Houston. In addition, Dr. Woodson also helped in the initiation of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, one of fastest growing churches in Dallas. Dr. Woodson has a unique gift of both preaching and teaching God’s Word and its practical application to everyday life. Every Friday at 1:30 P.M., his ministry was heard on, KHCB 105.7 FM, entitled the Friday Bible Study. In addition, his heart of compassion is shown through the growing counseling ministry of the church. In the midst of their problems, Dr. Woodson has helped many discover and apply the transforming principles of God’s Word.

Associate Pastor Larry Gardner

Evangelism and Outreach

Larry Gardner, Sr. was born in Mississippi, grew up in Arkansas, and graduated from Searcy High School. He attended The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and Harding College of Searcy, Arkansas.  Pastor Gardner received his seminary training at Jacksonville Theological Seminary in Jacksonville, Texas, and Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and has been a licensed Minister of the Gospel since 1988.  He also completed his Clinical Pastoral Education at Good Shepherd and Scott and White Hospitals.  Pastor Gardner’s experience includes seventeen years in Distribution Management with a nationwide retailer based in Arkansas.  He served as Youth Minister and on short term foreign mission trips to Mexico.  He pastored in Palestine, Texas, for eight years before joining a church in the DFW area as Director of Prison Ministries.  Pastor Gardner served as Prison Chaplain for nine years for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and presently serves as a Parole Chaplain.  He is married to Melinda and they have six children and five grandchildren.


Associate Pastor  Bernadette Moore

Bernadette Moore is from New Jersey. She was born in Trenton, grew up in Camden, and graduated from Camden Catholic High School in Cherry Hill. She also graduated from the Deliverance Evangelistic Bible Institute in Philadelphia, PA, and  earned a BS degree in Multidisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Accounting and Physical Science from Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA). She is currently pursuing a Master of Theology degree with an emphasis in Leadership Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary.    Pastor Moore has lived and worked in several cities around the country and served many churches in positions such as Bible teacher, worship band percussionist, local and regional director of Christian Education, director of intercessory prayer, and executive pastor. Pastor Bernadette enjoys painting, good food & fellowship, laughing, witty conversation, and serving God and His people however needed. 

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