Pastor Marc A. Thomas, Sr.,
Elder Marc Anthony Thomas, Sr., was born, August 1, 1970, to Bishop Ted G. Thomas, Sr., General Board Member, Church of God in Christ, Inc and Mother Charletta Virginia Clifton Thomas of Chesapeake, Virginia. There he was reared in the fear and admonition of the Lord, acquiring both his primary and secondary education. Elder Thomas went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications (1994) and a Master of Arts degree in Education (1997) from Norfolk State University.
Above all else, Elder Thomas is a loving husband and a caring father. He is married to his bride of over 19 years, Evangelist Naomi K. Thomas. They are the proud parents of four handsome sons; Marc Anthony Thomas, Jr., Evan Fitzgerald Thomas, Aaron Xavier Gera Thomas and William Marson Simuel Thomas.
Elder Thomas is Saved, Sanctified and Filled with the precious gift of the Holy Ghost. Thus, God has anointed him to become a well sought after preacher, musician, songwriter and producer.
In the secular realm Elder Thomas was a former educator for the Chesapeake Public Schools System (1993-2006). Presently, Elder Thomas is serving as an administrative liaison for CMC Holdings, Inc. The parent body and family enterprise which owns Carver Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia. He is also the CEO of Corinthian Music Worx, a faith based music and media publishing company.
A fourth generation Church Of God In Christ preacher, Elder Thomas sincerely loves God, His people and the work of ministry. At present, Elder Thomas serves as Executive Pastor of the New Community Temple COGIC, Portsmouth, Virginia. He also serves the Historic Virginia First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, COGIC in a number of leadership capacities. As Executive Assistant to the Bishop, Elder Thomas facilitates the dual responsibilities of Chief Adjutant as well as Jurisdictional Secretary. At the close of the Centennial Holy Convocation, August, 2014, Elder Thomas received the appointment of Assistant Superintendent for the Central District, Historic Virginia First Jurisdiction, COGIC. In the national work, Elder Thomas serves as a trusted Adjutant Overseer, Vice President of the East Region, International Youth Department and has most recently been appointed Conference Co-Chairman for the General Council of Pastors and Elders, Shepherds Conference, Church Of God In Christ, Inc.