James Gailliard

Senior Pastor

James David Gailliard was born and raised in North Philadelphia. After many years in corporate America, he accepted a call to full-time ministry and has spent the last 15 years of his life dedicated to human, economic, and community development.

Stephanie Battle

Associate Pastor

Born and raised in Wake Forest, NC. She graduated from NC A&T. Stephanie accepted the call to full time ministry in 2018. She resides in Nashville, NC with her wonderful husband Jason and their three amazing children McKinley, Jason Jr. and Mayah.

Kyle Johnson

Executive Pastor

Kyle Johnson was born and raised in NC. He earned a BS in English Education from East Carolina University and is currently studying at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to obtain a Masters of Divinity with a concentration in Biblical Counseling. He has been a member at Word Tabernacle since 2009. He and his wife Danielle have two amazing daughters, Kendall and Olivia.

Angela Gailliard

Chief Operating Officer

Angela Watkins Gailliard was born and raised in NC. She holds a BS in Engineering from Duke University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business. She is one of the 14 constituting members of Word Tabernacle Church. She is married to Senior Pastor James David Gailliard. They have three sons and three daughters - Matthew, Jada, Evan, Jasmine, Jacey and Austin.


Anita Bynum

Financial Analyst

Ayona Cooper

Director - Children K-5

Cassandra Greene

Systems Database Admin

Jacqueline Jenkins

Director of Care Division

Tameka Joyner

Reach Center Case Manager

Audrey Mikkel

Director of Celebration Division

Zelma Peeler

Office Assistant

Trishonda Roberson

Director OF The REACH Center