Rev. Tara Faith Williams, M.Div

Senior Pastor

Rev. Tara Williams is a 3rd generation minister with a strong passion and calling for children and youth and to serve all God's people lovingly. She holds a Master of Divinity Degree from Vanderbilt Divinity School and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Ashford University. Pastor Tara also holds the Kelly Miller Smith Institute’s (KMSI) Certificate in Black Church Studies, a program built to support students who desire to expand their knowledge and appreciation of the historical, theological, and liberative praxis dimensions of the Black Church tradition.

Maryam Abdallah

General Board, Chairperson

Maryam comes from a diverse spiritually-focused background. Her family
practiced Islam early on and transitioned back to the Christian faith during her
childhood. Her family roots run deep in the Baptist tradition, attending church all
day on Sunday, Bible study on Wednesday and vacation Bible school in the
Maryam was introduced to New Covenant in 1996 as a freshman in college and
has served in various roles and ministries along the way. She believes that faith in
God and the practice of that faith goes beyond the church walls, it happens in
homes, in communities, with our neighbors, friends and strangers. She is
passionate about being able to show up fully and whole in her faith at New
Covenant and desires to hold space for others to do the same.

Elder Dr. Cindi Jones-Woods

general board, Vice-Chairperson

Bio Coming Soon!

Elder Dr. Christy Scruggs

Elder, Chairperson

Bio coming soon!

Deacon Chan Williams

Deacon, Chairperson

Chan has served as a committed member of New Covenant Christian Church (DOC) since 2014. His servant's heart led him to become a Deacon, serving as Deacon Chair in the congregation since 2017. He supports the church's mission through his many gifts, including serving the Media Ministry as a sound engineer and audio-visual aid, his active involvement with the NCCC Disciples Men, offering theological insight, prayer, and direct support in events and planning.

Carlo Hyde

Finance, Chairperson

Carlo uses his many gifts to serve as part of New Covenant's dedicated financial team. He and his team work to ensure that NCCC is a good steward of the financial contributions sown by members of the congregation and the community at large.