Meet The Moodys

Bishop Van Moody

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Van Moody has a passion for transforming people, organizations and the world. With a background in leadership, business and ministry, he is qualified uniquely to position and empower people for success in every aspect of their lives.

From his Ted Talk to The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Van Moody’s compelling voice has been heard around the world and on various stages, a few of which include at the 30th Anniversary of the March on Washington, with Pope John Paul II and his Pontifical Council in Rome, in Tokyo as an associate trainer for Dr. John Maxwell’s EQUIP leadership organization, in Melbourne for Planet Shakers and as a keynote speaker for Bishop T. D. Jakes’ Woman Thou Art Loosed Conference.

In 2016 Moody became a member of Dr. Oz’s Core Team and has been featured several times on the Dr. Oz Show on ABC. He writes frequently for The Christian Post and Fox News and his other articles have been featured in Essence Magazine, Investors’ Business Daily, Forbes, American Express Open Forum, Maxim and many others. He is the author of five books, three of which have been bestsellers The People Factor (Thomas Nelson) and The I-Factor (Thomas Nelson) and his latest book Desired By God (Thomas Nelson).

Moody also assist’s in leading Macedonia International Bible Fellowship (MIBF), a global network of pastors and churches. He was recently consecrated to the sacred office of Bishop in The Lord’s Church to serve as the Assistant to the Presiding Bishop of MIBF, Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer.

The Atlanta, Ga native is a graduate of DePauw University (Greencastle, Ind.), the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, GA.), Harvard Universities Summer Leadership Institute (Cambridge, Mass.), and he has participated for several years in a continuing education summer session led by Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer at Oxford University (Oxford, England). He is currently pursuing his second doctoral degree at Biola University (La Mirada, CA).

In March 2006, Moody established The Worship Center Christian Church in Birmingham, AL. This thriving church serves more than 5,000 members in three locations, with five weekly services and an online campus viewed from as far away as Kuwait.

With his unique ability to understand and communicate timeless truths in relevant, contemporary ways, Moody challenges and equips his congregation and the world to fulfill their potential and live their purpose. Known for his keen insights, Moody is a strong visionary, and a sought-after speaker and leader.

Moody serves on various boards and is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. He is an avid CrossFit athlete and he also enjoys running, cycling and snowboarding. He lives in Birmingham, AL with his wife Dr. Ty, their two children Eden Sydney and Ethan Isaiah and their golden-doodle dog Teddy Bear.

Dr. Ty Moody

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With an unparalleled commitment to God and her family, Dr. Ty Moody is a woman who knows no limits. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Moody’s dedication to education has been relentless. With an extensive background in community leadership, elementary education, educational leadership and instructional reading for grades K-12, her desire to develop and implement strategies to help student’s achievement greatness and increase in knowledge and skill have taken her from the role of Substitute Teacher to College Professor. As a student at University of Florida in Gainesville, Dr. Moody attained both a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Education. Her pursuit for higher education continued with a Specialist Degree in Ed Administration and in 2008, she achieved her Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Having spent much of her life in the state of Florida, Dr. Moody has worked tirelessly with others to develop strategic plans for school success, create initiatives for school-wide reading awareness, and chaired forums to encourage stakeholders to work together for continuous school and process improvement. Now a resident of Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Moody assists her husband, Pastor Vanable H. Moody, II, with many facets of their ministry, including but not limited to, ministry development and management. As leader of The Worship Center Christian Church’s Women’s Ministry, Dr. Moody teaches classes, and annually hosts The Worship Center’s Women’s Empowerment Weekend. Most recently, Dr. Ty established Einstein’s Playground, a children’s learning and development center, with locations housed inside both The Worship Center’s Bessemer and Derby campuses. In addition to her full-time responsibilities as the wife of the Senior Pastor and Founder of The Worship Center Christian Church, her greatest joy is the having the ability to nurture and care for their two children, Eden Sydney and Ethan Isaiah.

Executive Team

QUENTIN BYRD
PASTOR OF MINISTRIES
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STEPHANIE RAYBORN
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
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VANESSA WATSON
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
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Office of Bishop Moody

KARLENE HESTER
EXECUTIVE ASST TO BISHOP MOODY
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RONITA JACKSON
HUB CDC LIAISON
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT to BISHOP MOODY
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Next Generation Team

JEFF GIVHAN
YOUTH PASTOR
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MONICA PATTON
NEXT GEN ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR
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Ministry Team

KENDRA BOLLING
SMALL GROUP COORDINATOR
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MARC BRITT
PASTOR OF WORSHIP
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TAMEKA ANN NEWTON
MINISTRY DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR
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Finance Team

VANESSA HUBBARD
BOOKSTORE MANAGER
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BILAL RASHEED
STAFF ACCOUNTANT
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BRENDESSA WITHERS
FINANCE LEAD
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Operations Team

LAMONTE AUSTIN
WEBSITE, GRAPHIC & MEDIA
SPECIALIST
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WILL BOONE
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
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ANGELA KING
RECEPTIONIST
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SLY KING
SOCIAL MEDIA &
ONLINE CAMPUS
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KERENSA PERKINS
EXECUTIVE ASST TO COO
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TIJUANA WILLIAMS
MARKETING AND COPYWRITING ADMINISTRATOR
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Anniston Campus Leadership

JOY JOHNSON
CAMPUS PASTOR
CLAY JOHNSON
 ASSOCIATE CAMPUS PASTOR
KESHAWN LON
 ASSOCIATE CAMPUS PASTOR

Bessemer Campus Leadership

MARQUIS DIXON
 ASSOCIATE CAMPUS PASTOR
JANNICE NEWELL
 ASSOCIATE CAMPUS PASTOR

Derby Campus Leadership

AARON FRAZIER
CAMPUS PASTOR
BRITTNY FRAZIER
 ASSOCIATE CAMPUS PASTOR
OCIE MILNER
 ASSOCIATE CAMPUS PASTOR

Derby Campus Leadership

ELDER ANDREW CUNNINGHAM
CHAIRMAN OF DEACONS
DEACON BOBBY RAYBORN
 CO-CHAIR OF DEACONS