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Father Joshua G. Cole

Rev. Fr. Joshua Gregory Cole currently serves as a Priest in the Union of Charismatic Orthodox Churches and leads the House of Clergy. He has a passion for Church history, formation and civic engagement. He also serves as a State Representative in the Virginia General Assembly.

Deacon Tabitha Perez

Tabitha Perez was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, IL. She and her family relocated to Orlando, FL in her teen years to help with a new church plant. After graduating high school, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Central Florida. She is currently attending Asbury Theological Seminary, where she is studying towards her Master of Arts in Ministry. Tabitha will soon relocate to Rochester, NY, where she will serve as a Deacon at The Cathedral at the Gathering Place under Bishop Emilio Alvarez, Jr. She also serves as Archdeacon of the Union of Charismatic Orthodox Churches as well as on the Archbishop’s Council of said organization. She works in Retail Management, where she has the privilege of meeting and connecting with new people daily. Her favorite pastimes are reading, listening to audiobooks and podcasts, and traveling.