Refreshing Life Praise Cathedral Leadership
Refreshing Life Praise Cathedral is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Apostle Anthony J. Parker, Sr.
The Word of God declares, “…How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace and bring glad tidings of good things” (Roman 10:15).
Bishop Anthony J. Parker Sr., a man of great Faith, Wisdom and Integrity, is a native of Georgia. He is an anointed Preacher, Teacher, and Prophet. Bishop Parker is the Sr. Pastor of Refreshing Life Praise Cathedral, Inc. respectfully known as “The House of Refreshing. He has, as did the prophet Isaiah a heart for God’s people and a burning desire to see God’s people Saved, Delivered, and Set Free. He has the spirit of observation to see beyond the walls of tradition and fearlessness to face the overwhelming adversity that has kept the church silent far too long.
Bishop Anthony J Parker Sr. has a deep and rich Apostolic Heritage, having been taught and mentored by great Men and Woman of God such as Bishop Green E. Brister,(Church of God In Unity), Chief Apostle Robert Rushing, (Way of The Cross Holy Temple), “The Prophetess”: Mother Ora Mae Rushing, Pastor Vernell Anderson, and Evangelist Magalene Brown. While under the tutelage of these great leaders, Bishop Parker served for over 25 years and held various positions in these ministries. In June of 2010 he was consecrated to the office of Bishop and affirmed as an Apostle. He is the Presiding Prelate of Joint Heirs Covenant Churches. Bishop Parker holds a Masters Degree in Divinity and is currently pursuing his Doctoral Degree.
He is married to the Love of his life, Pastor Sueran Parker, whom he calls his proverbs 31 woman. They are the proud parents of four uniquely beautiful children LaShonna, Autumn, Anthony Jr., and Candace.
Bishop Anthony J Parker Sr. is a humble servant that has become a much sought after Preacher for various services, conferences, and events. His proclamation of “Transformed in Transition” is taking the nation by storm and leaving an indelible mark that will not be erased! He can be found every week serving at the Refreshing Life Praise Cathedral, “Where Life is Restored, and Praises Never End.” There you will experience an extraordinary move of God
Dr. Sarah S. Parker
A servant after God’s heart, Doctor Sarah S. Parker was born February 18, 1963. She is the blessed wife of Apostle Anthony J. Parker, Sr. and they have four extraordinary children; LaShonna, Autumn, Anthony Jr. and Candace. She is the daughter of Chief Apostle Robert Rushing and the late Prophetess Mother Ora Mae Rushing. She accredits all glory to God and all appreciation to her parents for laying an unfailing foundation in her life.
Born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey as a child of God, Dr. Parker’s environment has always been composed of holiness and righteousness. The nine gifts of the Holy Spirit have always been acknowledged and demonstrated in her life. She became a nurse in 1987, now realizing that even her occupation exemplifies her heart as well as ministry. Today, she operates in that capacity when it comes to the hurts, wombs and healings in the lives of God’s souls. She views the church as a hospital, where God’s souls can get exactly what they need from Him.
Doctor Parker answered the clarion call to preach in 2005, and was ordained Pastor of Refreshing Life Praise Cathedral in 2011. She is a certified Marriage Counselor and a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Dr. Parker currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Education as well as a Master’s Degree in Christian Education. In 2015 she conquered a new goal and received her Doctorates Degree in Divinity.
Being Elect Lady and Senior Pastor of Refreshing Life Praise Cathedral located in Riverside, New Jersey, alongside her spouse has been very rewarding. Her greatest desire is to please God and hear Him say, “Well Done My Good and Faithful Servant…” She is truly a woman after God’s heart, knowing that- He is her Alpha and Omega.
In His Service
Doctor Sarah S. Parker