Pastoral Search Updates

Tabernacle is currently seeking a new senior pastor. To find out more about this opportunity or to apply for the position, please review our posting at SBC.net.

Pastoral Search Team

Bill Lee: Team Leader

Bill Lee: Team Leader

Bill has been married to Janice since 1969, with two grown children and six grandchildren ranging from 17 to four months. Both children grew up in Tabernacle, where they were saved and baptized.

He joined Tabernacle in January 1978, leaving in 2006 to 2011, and rejoining Tab in January 2012. Bill has taught a men’s Sunday school class for over 25 years, and now teaches a couples class (Sonseekers) since 2015. He has been a deacon since December 1983, having served as chairman and in other offices and served on multiple teams at Tabernacle over the past 40+ years. Bill went on youth trips and mission trips when his children were involved.

Lucille Wardlaw

Lucille Wardlaw

I was married to my husband, Joe, for 65 years before God took him home. I have been blessed to be a member of Tabernacle since July 22, 1962. God has given me the privilege to teach His holy Word here for 59 ½ years. I currently teach ladies of all ages. I believe I am on the Search Team by a divine call from God and I will be faithful to pray through the process of searching for God’s man that He has for us.

Bob White

Bob White

Bob is married to Dana, and they have 3 kids (Jackson-20, Reid-18 and Presley-15). All three have been very active in the youth group and have served in VBS for years. Dana has been involved in choir, music and drama ministry, VBS and she leads a youth life group with Bob. Bob has taught an adult Sunday School class and served as a deacon for a number of years. He has also served as a youth camp sponsor. Bob and Dana have been members of Tabernacle for nearly 16 years.
Karina Jones

Karina Jones

Karina was married for nineteen years and has a beautiful daughter, Ciara Elizabeth, who grew up in Tabernacle. Karina has been a member of Tabernacle since the late 90’s. She has served in the choir and Praise Team, served a term on the Stewardship Commi`ee, teaches the Precepts Bible Study, and has recently joined the First Impressions Team. Karina is a recent retiree from 30 years as a 6th grade social studies teacher, with the last 26 years in her own alma mater of EISD. She currently enjoys visiting her daughter, son-in-law, and grandbabies, Kendrick (3), and Kamryn (10 months) in North Carolina as ocen as possible.

Rob Brown

Rob Brown

Rob and his wife Mary Ann have a been married for 21 years and have been members at TAB for the past 14 years. They have four children, Kendall (19), Kerrigan (16), Kallista (14), and Kade (12), who have grown up at TAB. Rob has served in various areas over the years. He is currently the deacon chairman and has served on the budget team, the transition team, the previous past search commi`ee and led the building and maintenance team.

Rachel McLaughlin

Rachel McLaughlin

Rachel has been married to her husband Jon for 19 years. They have been blessed with 3 children and a nephew in their care, ranging in age from 8-19. Rachel and her family joined Tabernacle in 2021. Rachel serves in the Youth Ministry, on the First Impressions Team in KidsTown and participates in the Discipleship Ministry. Rachels children have made deep connecKons and feel very much at home in Tabernacle Youth and KidsTown.

Jordan Gradberg

Jordan Gradberg

Jordan has been married to Brandy for 8 1/2years. They have four children Noah (5), Judah (3), Micah (2), and Lu’Ella (9 months). Jordan’s family joined Tabernacle in September of 2018. He has been in the worship team since January of 2019 and has lead Life Groups, Discipleship Groups, and in KidsTown.

Mike Harrison: Alternate

Mike Harrison: Alternate

Mike and Pam Harrison have been married for 47 years and have been members of Tabernacle for 44 years. They have two daughters, two sons-in-law, and two grandchildren. These two families have served their local churches as Preschool and Sunday School teachers, visitaKon team members, VBS workers and in outreach ministries. Mike serves as a deacon and in the youth ministry.

Joy Oliveira: Alternate

Joy Oliveira: Alternate

Joy has been married to her husband, Carlos Gerke, for four years. Together, they have been part of Tabernacle since 2019. She serves weekly in the Young Adults Ministry, and in the Student Ministry with general activities, and as a small group leader. Joy is a mental health counselor and a graduate researcher for Texas A&M University-Commerce.