ELECTED OFFICIALS

Serving the People of God Across the World!

Bishop Theodore L. Brooks, Sr.

Presiding Bishop

Our leader serves as the Senior Pastor of Beulah Heights First Pentecostal Church in New Haven, Connecticut, with his partner in life and in ministry, First Lady L. Janice Brooks. Bishop Brooks is also the Presiding Bishop of the PAW Inc. and Diocesan of its 20th Episcopal District (CT District Council).

Bishop Mark C. Tolbert

1st Assistant Presiding Bishop

Mark C. Tolbert, Teacher, Preacher, Entrepreneur. In his early years his entrepreneurial spirit shined through the midst of an era of poverty and despair. At age 9 Mark started a lawn care service and had 3 employees. His initial goal was to purchase the brand of tennis shoes he desired but his entrepreneurial thrust opened up his understanding of commerce and business.

Bishop Michael D. Hannah, Sr.

2nd Assistant Presiding Bishop

Bishop Michael Hannah, Sr., has spent over three decades as a prolific, explosive and anointed preacher and teacher. From an early age, he developed a love for the Lord and felt a call to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. A native of Maryland, Bishop Hannah studied at Baltimore City College, Baltimore School of the Bible, Coppin State University and Aenon Bible College.

Suffragan Bishop
Craig S. High

General Secretary

Suffragan Bishop High currently serves as Senior Pastor of Bethesda Temple Apostolic Church in Dayton, Ohio, “The Home of Grace.” His lovely wife and partner in purpose is Evangelist Teresa High, and together they have one daughter, Whitnye Cherise.

Suffragan Bishop
Ann Story-Pratt

Assistant General Secretary

Suffragan Bishop Ann Storey-Pratt serves as the Pastor of the Church of Jesus Family Worship Center in Springfield, Ohio. She has a deep love and compassion in her heart for children and their need for learning. She is the mother of one son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Danita Pratt, and two grandchildren, Kanecia and Chase. Suffragan Bishop Pratt has adopted a theme that she lives and preaches by, “God Can Do Anything!”

Suffragan Bishop
Maxie Dobson

General Treasurer

Suffragan Bishop Dobson is a retired Certified Public Accountant, pastor of The Tabernacle of Miracles Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina, President of the Fayetteville Cumberland County Ministerial Council and Chairman of the North Carolina State Council. He is married to the lovely Lady Arletha Farland Dobson. They have two children and one grandchild.

Suffragan Bishop
Leon E. Parker

Assistant General Treasurer

Suffragan Bishop Leon E. Parker serves as the Pastor of Zion Apostolic Temple in Dallas, Texas. He is married to Leading Lady Charlotte M. Parker and the proud father of four children and ten grandchildren. The song, “We’ve come this far by Faith,” truly holds up the light for their footprints in time. Thanks are unto God, who has given them the Victory.