Our Rabbi

Howard K. Taylor is a graduate of Liberty University, holding a Bachelor's of Science in Religion Degree and is also a graduate from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, holding a Master's of Divinity.  He also is a graduate of Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  He serves as a CSIM, CIT, MHFA certified chaplain for the North Carolina Baptist Men's Disaster Relief and serves as an Emergency Services Chaplain for Emergency Chaplains of North Carolina.  Additionally, Howard is the pastor of Republican Baptist Church of Windsor, North Carolina.

Our Associate Rabbi

 

 

John C. Couch is a local self-employed entrepreneur from Gates County, who formerly attended seminary classes with the Assemblies of God.  He is currently being mentored by Howard and Melissa, but the call on his life is obvious.  He has served as a local firefighter, but is best known for his ministry work in Gates County, helping indigent families procure help to do needed home repairs, often doing these repairs himself.  "Chris" is CIT and MHFA certified and also serves as an Emergency Services Chaplain for Emergency Chaplains of North Carolina.

Our Associate Rabbi

 

 

Melissa M. Taylor is an LPN and former EMT who also holds a Bachelor's of Science in Religion Degree from Liberty University.  She also holds a Master's of the Arts in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.  She is a graduate of Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  Additionally, she is an BCLS Instructor for the American Heart Association and works as a connector for FaithHealth NC out of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.  She also serves alongside Howard as a CSIM, CIT, MHFA certified chaplain for the North Carolina Baptist Men's Disaster Relief and serves as an Emergency Services Chaplain for Emergency Chaplains of North Carolina.