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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.

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 Associate Pastor Ericka Severs-Brooks

Pastor Ericka Severs 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 and the sacraments.

 Associate Pastor Kevin Madden

Associate Pastor Kevin Madden is the Associate Pastor over couples and 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 as well as 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 over Fellowship and Discipleship. She holds a Bachelors of English and Masters 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.  

Pastor December James

December James is the Assistant Pastor over Connections which include New Members, Salvation, and Community Groups. 

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 Jamilia Eddings

Jamilla Eddings is the Director of our Children's Ministry "Kids Count".  

Servant Leader Venus Glass

Venus Glass is the New Member and Newly Saved Coordinator at New Antioch Christian Fellowship. She 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.  Currently, Venus is pursuing a Doctor of Education Degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education. She currently works as an adjunct Biology Professor at College of Southern Nevada and has served in the ministry for 12 years.

Servant Leader Shannon Gray

Shannon Ashford is the Office Manager and Director of the Youth Department "Revolution" of New Antioch Christian Fellowship.  She is an Executive Board member as well.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Children and Family from the University of Phoenix.  Shannon retired from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services, in California in 2015 after 23 years of service.  She has given back to her community as a Treatment Foster Parent to a higher level of care for teen boys.  Shannon is a co-founder of her home church in California where she served 23 years in ministry as an evangelist, teacher, church administrator, Sunday school secretary, choir member, overseer of the youth department, a board of trustees, and executive board member. She has a passion to assist with the development of God’s kingdom.