Dr. Carrie B. Taylor, Founder: 1947 – 1989

Elder Lucille Ford: 1990 – 2009

“Teamwork Makes the Dream Work”


Bishop James Ford

Bishop James Ford is our elder statesman and brings over fifty years of pastoral and ministry experience to Taylor Tabernacle.  He accepted Christ at a young age while a member of Taylor Tabernacle.  He went on to become the founding pastor of Tried Stone New Jerusalem Church of God.  He later served as interim pastor for Mt. Zion Pentecostal church for several years.

Associate Pastor  – Rev. Darryl Scott

Rev. Darryl Scott is well known for his sense of humor and quick wit while bringing God’s Holy message to life. Rev Scott currently serves as the Director of Christian Education and is happily married to his lovely wife of over thirty years, Deaconess Rochelle Scott, and together they lead the marriage and family ministry.  Rev Scott is a very humble person with a passion to see souls saved, but most of all He Loves the Lord!

Associate Pastor  – Rev. Ronald Radcliff

Rev. Ronald Radcliff is known for his meticulous ways, spirit of excellence and his love for the house of God.  Rev. Radcliff oversees all properties, facilities and vehicles owned by the church.  He also serves as head of the Pastor’s ministry support team. Married for over 50 years to one wife, he is most noted for his classic fashion sense.

Associate Minister  – Rev. John Cureton

Rev. John Cureton, known as a man of prayer, heads our Prayer ministry along with his wife Deaconess Keisha Cureton.  Taylor Tabernacle has a long and storied history which features many testimonies to the power of prayer.  In addition, he oversees our Evangelism and Outreach ministry.  He is a dedicated family man, a robotics coach, and enjoys various foods, especially Southern BBQ.

Associate Minister  – Rev. Norman Lyons

Rev. Norman Lyons, along with his wife Deaconess Kimyla Lyons, lead our dynamic youth ministry known as the Young Life Experience (YLE).  This ministry continues to fuel the growth of Taylor Tabernacle.  Each summer YLE host hundreds of children from the region in its acclaimed Vacation Bible Camp and has provided thousands of dollars in scholarships via the Celeste Williams scholarship fund.