Pastor Banks and Abby joined the Tabernacle family in November 2011. They brought with them energy and four boys, Adam, Noah, Jonah and Seth. On Easter Sunday, 2015, Pastor and Adam arrived in Ethiopia for the last step in their adoption journey and were finally able to bring Anna home to her forever family.
Pastor Banks grew up in a church planter's home in Eastern Canada. A dual citizen from birth through his mother, John met Abby at BJU in South Carolina and they celebrated their 21st anniversary in 2020.
In December 2020, he finished a Historical Theology ThM program with the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is currently a PhD candidate (Free University of Amsterdam).
Pastor Banks has a desire to make the Word of God known in such a way that the glory of Christ may be clearly seen.
Pastor Banks' email; firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeremy and Kara have two children, Malachi and Lyla. Jeremy is involved in multiple ministries at the church and Kara is a huge help with music.
Born in to a missionary family, Jeremy has lived in seven different countries and has visited over a dozen countries on five different continents! He holds several Christian Counselling and biblical degrees and serves as the Regional Director of Foundations Christian Counseling Services.
Jeremy came to the Tabernacle in 2018 to assist in family ministry. He is our Sunday School Superintendent and also an Elder. Jeremy is currently taking the lead with a new curriculum for our Tabernacle Express (Junior Church) program.
The church brought him on as associate pastor in the summer of 2021 growing to full time in 2023. Jeremy brings years of valuable experience and wisdom to TBC.
Jeremy's email: email@example.com
Robert joined the team in February of 2023. He and his wife Jessie moved to Honesdale in October of 2021 and they had their first child Joseph on Dec 20th of 2022.
Robert was attending his first business meeting as a member and saw the need for help at the church so he reached out to leadership to see where he could be plugged in. He has a Bachelor's degree in Sport Management and is pursuing his Masters in Biblical Leadership and Counseling.
Robert's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marilyn has been on our staff as treasurer in excess of 3 years. Marilyn is trustworthy and capable. We are very blessed to have Marilyn at the helm of both very important aspects of our church ministry.