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Rev. Clarence J. Parks, JD, MDiv

Senior Pastor

Pastor Clarence J. Parks was born and raised in Southeast, Washington, DC. He graduated from HD Woodson SHS in 1982 and then graduated from Morehouse College in 1987. He also earned a law degree from The Catholic University of America in 1998 and a Master of Divinity Degree from The Yale University Divinity School in 2003.

Pastor Parks began in ministry in 1995 and was appointed to be the Senior Pastor of St Marks United Methodist Church in Boyds, Maryland from 1998 to 2003. Currently, he is the pastor of Peace and Power Ministries located in Lanham, Maryland which is a teaching, preaching and reaching ministry he planted in 2004.

Pastor Parks is very down to earth and is very passionate about helping people to get moving in their lives. Recently, he authored “Overcome Procrastination God’s Way, A Spiritual and Practical Guide to Help You to Dig Out From the Past, Manage The Present and Enter Into The Future.”

Pastor Parks is happily married to Lady Michelle (Chellie) Parks and they live in their humble abode in Mitchellville, Maryland. Even more importantly, he is on fire for the Lord Jesus Christ.

On  November 12, 2017, Pastor Parks was installed as the 6th Senior Pastor of the Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church of Washington, D.C.