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MINISTERIAL STAFF

Associate Pastor Christine Graves Vincent

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Associate Pastor Christine Graves Vincent was raised in Jeannette, PA.   She is a graduate of Jeannette High School.   She is also a graduate of the Calvary Theological Training Center, where she earned an Associate Degree in Theology.

Associate Pastor Vincent, former member of Zion Hill Baptist Church of Jeannette, Licensed by Rev. Craig Giles , Pastor of Triumph Baptist Church.  In April 2015 she was ordained by Bishop Carl E. Jones, Sr., Pastor of Greater Parkview Church.

Church is her college, Heaven is her university, Jesus is her principal, the Holy Spirit is her teacher, Angels are her class mates, the bible is her study book, trials and temptations are her exams, winning souls is her assignment, pray is her attendance, crown of life is her degree, praise and worship is her motto. She believes there is room for all enroll today tuition is free.

Associate Pastor Vincent is married to Ryan Vincent and has two children.

Associate Pastor Jamie J. Woody

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Associate Pastor Jamie J. Woody accepted Christ and was baptized at the age of 8 while attending Abyssinian Capernaum Baptist Church in Homewood, PA under the leadership of Pastor James C. Loncrier.   Associate Pastor Woody became a Junior Deacon at the age of 16 while attending Beulah Baptist Church in Indiana, PA.  He was later ordained at the age of 19 under the leadership of his father Pastor Homer Woody Jr.

Associate Pastor Woody announced his calling to preach in January 2010 and became a licensed minister in August of 2011 under the leadership of Bishop Carl E. Jones Sr., Pastor of Greater Parkview Church. In April 2015, he was ordained by Bishop Jones as an Associate Pastor.

Associate Pastor Woody earned his BA degree in Human Resources from Indiana University of PA and, a is currently seeking to pursue his Masters in Divinity.  His wife, Natasha is his partner in ministry. They have three children, Jameer, Jaleel and Nikayla.

Minister Ruth Tolbert

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Minister Ruth R. Tolbert transferred her church membership, of over 50 years, from St. Stephen’s African Methodist Episcopal  Church in Latrobe to Greater Parkview Church, three years ago.  While at St. Stephen’s A.M.E. Church, a connectional church, her title was “Licentiate,” which meant she had entered the ministry and was licensed to preach by the Pittsburgh District A.M.E. Conference Presiding Elder.

At Greater Parkview Church, Minister Tolbert was licensed to preach in 2014 by Bishop Carl E. Jones, Sr., Ruth serves as Bishop’s Assistant; teaches the Teen Sunday School Class; participates in the GPC Praise Team/Choir as well as Esther’s Women’s Ministry.

Ruth attended Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.    She graduated from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA with a B.A. in Management – Human Resources. She also began her Master’s Degree in Management at Seton Hill University.

One of Ruth’s favorite Bible verses is Philippians 3:13-14 “I press toward the mark of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

Ruth resides in Derry with her mother, Dorothy Skillings and son, Russell Douglas Tolbert, II.