In the beginning of the year 1985, Elder Ernest McNear, being led of The Lord, founded True Gospel Tabernacle Family Church. Upon it’s inception, The Lord opened a door at York Street Community Center where Pastor McNear began holding services. Soon thereafter, Prayer and Worship services were carried on in his home. Upon further sanctioning of the ministry of True Gospel Tabernacle Family Church, The Lord blessed with the acquisition of 763 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, the first home of True Gospel Tabernacle Family Church.
The Rev. Dr. Ernest McNear, a man of God, a man of prayer, a man anointed by God. Rev. Dr. Ernest McNear founded True Gospel Tabernacle Church in 1985, when he answered God’s Call to the Pastorate. Being led of the Lord and empowered by the Holy Spirit, he has been steadfast and unmovable in keeping the great Great Commission and serving the people of God in the Church, throughout the Community, those incarcerated and abroad.
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Rev. Dr. McNear serves on the Executive board of the Church of God in Christ International as the National General Secretary. He is responsible for developing and maintaining the credentialing and data pertaining to the Church Of God In Christ International and those engaged in the ministry of the Church.