Senior Pastor Naida M. Parson, PhD
Reverend Dr. Naida M. Parson, Senior Pastor of New Antioch Christian Fellowship is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Black Studies from the University of California, Riverside. She has also earned a Master of Arts Degree in African-American Studies with an emphasis in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles as well as a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. In addition to pastoring two church sites, she is the covering shepherd of the Fellowship of Independent Churches and Ministries.
Dr. Parson is active in the community as a motivational speaker, worship instructor, writer, and mentor. Her God-given task is to open her heart, her experience, and the Holy Word of God to teach this generation what it is to know, to love, and to serve God.
Associate Pastor Ericka Severs-Brooks
Pastor Ericka Severs-Brooks is a founding member of New Antioch Christian Fellowship where she serves as Associate Pastor. She oversees the weekend worship service and all volunteers involved including music, media, sanctuary attendants, safety, children, youth, and sacraments.
Associate Pastor Kevin Madden
Associate Pastor Kevin Madden is the Associate Pastor of men's community group ministries. He also serves as a lead preaching/teaching pastor.
Pastor Tara Trass
Tara Trass is the Executive Director of Fine Arts at New Antioch Christian Fellowship, Dean of The Kingdom Academy at the Central Campus, and Assistant Pastor over Ministry Development. Pastor Tara has a passion for creativity and the arts. A published author, she has written and produced several plays and skits for the ministry as well as numerous poems and monologues for various programs in the church and in the community. As Lead Minister, Pastor Tara is responsible for coordinating MIT services for ministers and ministers-in-training and overseeing minister and servant-leader training. For over 20 years, Pastor Tara has worked in the human services field for the State of Nevada and Clark County. She is committed to the call of meeting the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of society.
Pastor Tiffany Trass
Tiffany Trass is the Assistant Pastor of Fellowship and Discipleship. She holds a Bachelor of English and a Master in Business Administration from Indiana State University and currently works as a consultant for higher education. Tiffany has been active at NACF for over 10 years and has a heart and love for people and believes wholeheartedly in loving God, loving people, and helping them to grow in Christ. Tiffany supervises the Connection arm of the church that oversees the annual fellowship events as well as ministries, such as New Members/Salvation & Bereavement, that allow people to get connected, grow in God, and find their purpose.
Servant Leader Ralph Moore
Ralph Moore is the Chief Financial Officer he oversees the company finances, including planning, management of financial risks, recordkeeping, and financial reporting.
Servant Leader Jamila Eddins
Jamila Eddins is the Director of our Children's Ministry "Kids Count" for ages 3 years old to 5th grade and the teen group "Revolution" for middle and high school youth. Jamilla also oversees some of our special events that involve youth such as the Children's Literacy Summer Reading Program and our yearly Angel Tree Christmas Giving.
Servant Leader Isaac Brown
Isaac Brown is the New Member and Newly Saved Coordinator at New Antioch Christian Fellowship. He implements and facilitates welcome processes that help people new to the congregation connect with the ministry and ministry leaders so they can begin their journey to grow spiritually in Christ Jesus.
Minister Shannon Gray
Meet Shannon Gray, an accomplished Church Administrative Assistant. She also serves as a Leadership Board member. Shannon obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services with a focus on Children and Family from the University of Phoenix in 2016. Previously, she worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services in California for 23 years before retiring in 2015. Shannon has a heart for her community and has served as a Treatment Foster Parent for teen boys who require a higher level of care. Currently, she works with children and families as a Case Manager and is an instructor for Parenting classes for parents and their youth ages 11-17 years old. Shannon has over 27 years of dedicated service in many ministries such as evangelism, teaching, church administration, Sunday school secretary, choir membership, youth department overseer, board of trustees, and executive board membership. Shannon was called to preach the Gospel in 2011 and has been sharing God's word ever since. She was ordained as a Minister with NACF in 2021. Shannon's goal is to contribute to the advancement of God's kingdom.