Takoma Park Seventh-day Adventist Church

Our church is a part of the Potomac Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists within the North American Division. We host both contemporary and traditional worship services to meet the worship needs of all who come and worship with us. Are you the type of person who enjoys singing the hymns that are the cornerstone of worship? Maybe you are the kind of person who enjoys more classical choral arrangements? Or perhaps you enjoy just good old praise and worship or more contemporary singing? You are sure to find exactly what your soul needs every Sabbath with us!


Mission & Vision —

Mission

To Love whom Christ Loves,
To Go where Christ Leads
To Teach what Christ Taught
To Serve as Christ served
To Hope in Christ’s Return

Vision

We are a welcoming and diverse community united in following Jesus to love and serve.

Church Staff

John Nixon II

John Nixon II

LEAD PASTOR

John Nixon, II, was born in Brooklyn, NY, in the late 70’s and four months later, April Mendinghall was born

Daniel Xisto

Daniel Xisto

PASTOR OF CHURCH OPERATIONS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Pastor Daniel Xisto has a passion for experiencing Jesus at all times and in all things. His mission is to hel

Anwar Ottley

Anwar Ottley

Pastor of Worship

Anwar Ottley serves as our Pastor of Worship. Pastor Ottley is responsible for all facets of worship at Takoma

Griselda Jobe

Griselda Jobe

Pastor of Children and Family

Pastor Griselda Jobe was born in Tabasco, Mexico, in the late 1970s. She migrated to the United States in the

Church Administrator

John Reed
john.reed@thetpchurch.org

Office Manager

Hyacinth Aaron
office@thetpchurch.org

Treasurer

Kimberly Griffin
kimberly.griffin@thetpchurch.org

Church Operations

Audio Visual Technology

Mikhail Modeste
mikhail.modeste@thetpchurch.org

Bookkeeper

Rose Jones
rose.jones@thetpchurch.org

Church Clerk

Romania Voisin/Audrey Flemming
rvtap@aol.com

Digital Brand Manager

Jana-Lynn Louis
Janalynn.louis@thetpchurch.org

Head Elder

Dunbar Henri
dunbar118@yahoo.com

Maintenance Technician

Glenn Pedersen

Security

Charles Merchant
upthrust1@icloud.com

Ministries



If you'd like to get in touch with one of our ministries send a message to ministries@thetpchurch.org and be sure to include the name of the ministry in the subject of your message.

Adult Sabbath School

Tarrance James

Adventurers

Jackie McFarlane

Building Committee

Morris Thompson

Caribbean Connection

America King

Children's Ministry

Pastor Jobe

Deaconess

America King

Deacon

Odel Blackwood

Disability Coordinator

Andrew Griffith

Education Department

Sanjay Thomas

Family Life

Sandra Marley

Finance Committee

Earla Stowe

Health Ministry

Maxine Anderson

Lord's Lunch

Jackie McFarlane

Lower Division Sabbath School (under 5)

Ngina Kussaga

Men's Ministry

Joel Bullard

Ministry Support Comm

Tara Calliste

Music Coordinator

Anwar Ottley

Service Sabbath

Kimberly Wright

Pathfinders

Leader Needed

Prayer Ministry

Sonia Blackwood

Prison Ministry

Lennox Henry

Public Affairs & Rel. Lib.

Yvette Badu-Nimako

S.A.L.T.

Mary-Helen Dove

Seniors (50 Plus)

Alberta Coley

Singles Ministry

Leader needed

Children's Ministry

Pastor Jobe

Stewardship

Mark Castellino

The Welcome Team

Samuel King

Treasurer

Kimberly Griffin

Women Ministry

Kisha Samuel

Young Adults

Leader needed

Youth Department

Cecil Calliste, Jr.

Takoma Academy Preparatory School

Takoma Academy Preparatory School is the exciting private parochial co-educational elementary school formed from the foundation of the Sligo Adventist and John Nevins Andrews Schools, two institutions that have each proudly served the community for over a century. Located in Takoma Park, Maryland, on the campus with Takoma Academy and just a few blocks from Washington Adventist University, our beautiful, fully renovated school is part of an educational community that will cultivate your child’s dreams and aspirations.

TA Prep offers a comprehensive program for children ages 2½ through 8th grade. As part of the largest Protestant school system in the world, our diversity offers rich possibilities for friendships and cultural experiences within the context of Adventist Christian education and fellowship.

At TA Prep, children begin an educational journey that will take them through college, preparing them to go confidently wherever God guides them. Surrounded by bright and inspiring facilities, innovative technology, the best teachers, and strong Christian values, TA Prep students are put on a path to becoming critical thinkers, achievers, servant leaders, and peace-builders.

Visit the Takoma Academy Preparatory School Website at https://taprep.org/



Worship With Us

We host both contemporary and traditional worship services to meet the worship needs of all who come and worship with us. Are you the type of person who enjoys singing the hymns that are the cornerstone of worship? Maybe you are the kind of person who enjoys more classical choral arrangements? Or perhaps you enjoy just good old praise and worship or more contemporary singing? You are sure to find exactly what your soul needs every Sabbath with us!

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