Our Pastor

Reverend Terence O Taylor (Senior Pastor)

Rev'd Taylor became a 'born again' Christian at the age of 10 and was baptised in water at the age of 12 and baptised with the Holy Spirit at the age of 16 and preached his first sermon the same year.  He attended the New Testament Church of God (NTCG) Ladywood (later Brookfield, now The Rock) church under the leadership of the late Bishop P R J Williams and worked in the church in various capacities including Sunday School Teacher, FTH Leader and Sunday School Secretary. 

Rev'd Taylor attended the Ebenezer Bible Institute (EBI) in Handsworth Birmingham and achieved his Diploma in Theological Studies and Certificate in Christian Ministry in 1992.  In June of the same year he attained the ministerial rank of a Licensed Exhorter with the Church of God Cleveland Tennessee. 

The next 15 years were spent serving the Lord in the New Testament Church of God Brookfield, church under the leadership and ministry of Bishop Joseph Roberts and then with Bishop Jonathan Jackson with the church moving to new premises known as The Rock.  He served as Local Youth Director, Men's Director, Church & Pastor’s Council member.  He also served as Pastor of the Smethwick Church Mission for 2 years and Associate Pastor at NTCG The Rock for about 5 years. 

In June 2006 Rev'd Taylor was appointed to be the Senior Pastor at the NTCG Woodgate Church where he served for over 13 years.  Under his leadership the church grew to a place of spiritual and financial maturity.  He leaves a church that is stable and thriving, willing and ready to serve the community. 

Rev'd Taylor has spent many years in the Banking Industry and 17 years in the Money Advice industry as a manager and Specialist Money Adviser. 

In October 2019, Rev'd Taylor achieved a Diploma in Leadership and Management - Level 3 awarded by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). 

Rev'd Taylor has been happily married to his beautiful wife Karen Taylor and together they have three children: Samuel, Rachel, and James.