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Ministerial Staff

Elder Doreen Paramore

Deacon Darvin Best

Deacon Reginald Paramore

Deaconess Carol Scott

Brother Robert Adams

Brother Darrin Chambers


Bishop Mary E. Adams, PhD
Senior Pastor, Mount Zion Cathedral

Bishop Mary Adams is the second of nine children born to the late Thomas and Edna McLaurin of Fayetteville, NC. She has a very diverse ministry background which allows great flexibility in working within a broad scale of assignments. She is committed to preaching and defending the gospel of Jesus Christ through teaching, encouraging and mentoring others to help them maximize their potential. Bishop Adams has earned degrees in Education, Ministry and Christian Counseling. She has served for over twenty years as Pastor at MT. Zion Cathedral, Fredericksburg, VA and several years as Overseer of Women - Holy Communion of Churches. Dr. Adams is the author of 10 books: Beneath the Surface; Pursuing the Upward Call; The Best Days are Ahead; For Such a Time as This; Sounds of Destiny; On the Way There; For the Applause of Heaven; Living on Purpose; Beneath the Surface II; and Pressing Forward: Expecting Greater Against all Odds.  
Bishop Mary and her husband, CSM (RET) Robert Adams, have one daughter, Benita; son-in-law, Sidney Williams; granddaughter, Takisha; grandson, Dominique; and three great-grandchildren, Nariyah, Jalen, and Nevaeh.

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