Pastor Marc, originally from Hazard, Kentucky, serves as the Lead Pastor here at New Covenant. He is responsible for leading, preaching, teaching, and overall care of the members of this body. In 1992, Pastor and his wife, Mary, started New Covenant in a living room after the Lord gave him a vision for Charleston. Prior to New Covenant, Pastor Marc served as an evangelist and pastor in Kentucky and spent two years serving in the United Kingdom. As well as serving as Lead Pastor here at New Covenant, he presently serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Church of God Home for Children in Mauldin, SC and is a member of the Charleston Ecclesiastical Council. Pastor is also heavily involved in pastoral training in Asia and Europe. Pastor’s vision is to see New Covenant become a place where non-pentecostals can experience the Holy Spirit and to be an agent for spiritual renewal in our city. He and his wife Mary have 3 children; Jonathan (Crystal), Laura (Richard), and Emily; and four beautiful granddaughters; Caitlyn, Alanna, Audrey, and Norah. In his spare time you can find Pastor enjoying a round of golf or cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team.
I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13
Adam serves as our Associate Worship and Media Pastor. He is responsible for the planning of our worship services, oversees all media outlets for our congregation, and serves as an advisor for our Youth and Children’s worship departments. Adam is a spiritual son of New Covenant, having grown up in this congregation all of his life. Adam attended Lee University in Cleveland, TN where he received a B.A. in Music and a Master of Church Music. While attending Lee, Adam was a proud member of the Lee University Campus Choir, Power Unlimited, and the Lee Singers. Before he came on staff here at New Covenant, Adam served as a Professor of Music at the Church of God European Theological Seminary in Kniebis, Germany. It was through that experience that Adam’s passion for teaching others to lead worship was ignited. Adam’s vision at New Covenant is to not only lead our congregation in dynamic, excellent worship, but to equip others to do so as well. Adam lives life and ministry by the famous Andy Dufresne(The Shawshank Redemption) quote, “Get busy living or get busy dying.” In his spare time you can find Adam making music, traveling, and cheering on the South Carolina Gamecocks football team.
Associate Worship and Media Pastor
Russell Brown serves as our Student Pastor here at New Covenant and is responsible for the spiritual development of students and young adults from middle school to college and early career. Russell comes to us from the upstate and has spent 9 years as a student pastor and speaker and comes from a rich heritage of Pastors. Russell’s vision for New Covenant Student Ministries is to equip every student with the word of God to better their lives. He longs to help them see that this life is an opportunity to win all who are lost and those that struggle with every day choices. Russell believes that the students at New Covenant today will make an impact on a lost world. Russell lives his life by Isaiah 61 and John 3:30 and has a desire to be and do what God wants him too, knowing that outside of that, he is nothing. Russell and his wife Crystal, along with their two daughters Katelyn and Ava, reside in Hanahan. In his spare time you can find Russell in the outdoors, out on the dock fishing, or watching and playing sports.
Annette Glover, originally from the South Bronx via Puerto Rico, serves alongside of her husband Wayne as the Community Outreach Director. Annette is responsible for overseeing all Community Impact functions, our food pantry, Nuevo Pacto (Spanish ministry), and is the liaison for networking with assistance agencies in the city of North Charleston. Annette comes to New Covenant with 17 years of experience serving in such capacities as youth pastor, missions director, outreach pastor, drama leader, and prison ministry team member. Prior to coming onboard at New Covenant, Annette served as the Advocacy to the Hispanic Community for Lowcountry Pregnancy Center. Annette and Wayne’s vision is to restore our community one person at a time by showing the transformative power of the love of Christ. They both serve as chaplains for the Church of God and Annette is actively involved in community functions for the City of North Charleston. Together, Wayne and Annette have 8 kids and in her spare time you can find Annette gardening, cooking, and spoiling her grandchildren.
Community Outreach Director
Harvey Fields serves as the Care and Prayer Pastor here at New Covenant. Harvey is responsible for the coordinating and training of our prayer team here at New Covenant. He is also responsible for insuring that anybody in the New Covenant family that is sick at home, hospitalized, or residing in a care facility is visited by a member of the staff or prayer team. He also provides prayerful support to every family who experiences a loss. His vision for the Prayer and Care ministry is to make sure everyone connected with New Covenant knows that we as a church “Care” about them and their family, especially when they are going through times of need, including sickness, death or other tragedies. His vision also extends to seeing that every New Covenant ministry, staff member and leader is covered in prayer and that a team of intercessors are challenged to maintain a constant watch for God’s direction for the entire church. Harvey and his wife, Janie, reside in Charleston. In his spare time, you can find Harvey picking on a guitar, making a child laugh, or building relationships with the members of New Covenant.
Prayer and Care Pastor
Sheila Black serves as Receptionist here at New Covenant. She is responsible for event and building scheduling, office administration, production of our weekly bulletin, and serves as a support for all ministries within the church. Sheila has also served in other ministries being involved in women’s ministry, music ministry, children’s ministry, and youth ministry. Sheila lives her life by Philippians 4:13 Her vision at New Covenant is to serve and assist our members and staff. Sheila and her husband, Michael, along with daughters Chelsea and Cierra, reside in Summerville. In her spare time, you can find Sheila in the garden, at the beach, on the boat, camping, or spending time with her family.
Greg serves New Covenant as our Kid’s Cove Coordinator. He recruits, trains, and leads our volunteers on Sunday morning and Wednesday night services for children from Kindergarten through the 5th grade. Prior to coming on staff at New Covenant, Greg earned his Associates Degree in Business Management in Hospitality and Culinary. This opened the door for Greg to serve in management for local supermarkets and to run a catering business with his wife. Greg has also served as a children’s church volunteer and as a Youth Pastor/Coordinator. Greg and his wife, Lynn, live in Ridgeville with their daughter Lauren.
Kid’s Cove Coordinator
Laura has been a part of New Covenant from the very beginning having stood beside her parents as they started the church. Laura serves New Covenant today as our Wee Ville Coordinator. She coordinates, trains, and schedules volunteers, creates curriculum, and performs our background checks for all children’s ministry volunteers. Her mission is to create a firm foundation of God’s great love for preschoolers while also making church a place they love to be. Laura holds a B.S in Political Science from Charleston Southern University and a Masters of Education in Elementary Education from the College of Charleston. Prior to coming on staff at New Covenant, Laura was an elementary school teacher and an literary coach for Trident Technical College. She is very active in local adoption support groups. Laura and her husband, Richard, reside in Moncks Corner with their daughter, Norah.