Fayetteville Cumberland County Ministerial Council
"Let Your Light Shine; Be a Beacon"
PO Box 40802 Fayetteville, NC 28304 Phone: 910.237.3386 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FCCMC Executive Board
Executive Board Meetings are held at:
Solid Rock Bible Church
5464 Muscat Road
Hope Mills, NC 28348
Meet Our Team
Apostle Sharon Thompson-Journigan
Pastor Sharon L. Thompson-Journigan is the wife of Hubert J. Journigan and through this union, they have six children and several grandchildren and one great grand. Pastor Journigan was employed by Single Source Real-estate for several years before leaving to pursue spiritual and educational endeavors. Pastor Journigan was called into the ministry November 11, 2001, under the leadership of Dr.Joseph Dunham, Pastor of Hilly Branch Baptist Church. After serving at Hilly Branch for a year as an Associate Minister, God placed her under the mentorship of Dr. Thurman Bruce Everett of Bryant Swamp Baptist Church in Bladenboro, N.C. She served there as the first female Associate Minister. While there, she served as Youth Director of the Columbus County Baptist Union and was ordained by the Lumber River Baptist Association May 30, 2004, under the leadership of Dr. Thurman Bruce Everett. She also has an associate's degree from Cathedral Bible College of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She is currently under the Tutelage of Apostle William T. Ford, of Kingdom Impact Global Ministries.
After much prayer and mediation, Pastor Journigan accepted the assignment from God to start a ministry from the ground up called Integrity Ministries Global Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Pastor Journigan has served as Secretary and Chaplain for the Fayetteville Cumberland County Ministerial Council. Pastor Journigan received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Shaw University to better equip her for serving humanity. This woman of God was inducted into the Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society in February 22, 2010, the Phi Alpha Honor Society in March 2010, and received the Bronze Certificate of Merit for High Academic Achievement with a GPA of 3.3 in April 2010. She is a graduate of Campbell University Divinity School where she received her Master’s in Divinity in May of 2017. She also served as the Pastor of Sisters Uplifting Sisters Inc. and organization based out of Atlanta Georgia for several years and is a Peer Support volunteer at UNC Chapel Hill in Alliance with the SOAR Program, which allows survivors to offer assistance to other burn survivors while in recovery. After being burned over half of her body 24 years ago she decided to give back. She offers empathetic assistance in the recovery process by imparting knowledge and love for oneself into the lives of the survivors from all walks of life, through workshops and Evangelism. She does this despite the fact that the Devil sought to take her very own.
Pastor Journigan is honored and elated by the work that God has begun in her and through her life. Pastor Journigan asks that you pray for her and with her as she takes the Gospel from the hedges and highways and proclaims the word of God by compelling men, women, boys, and girls to come, for the Kingdom of God is at hand. Beyond all the jobs and titles, the job that takes precedence in her life is her job where she is employed by the Kingdom of God, where her job title is SERVANT!
Dr. Allen McLauchlin
FCCMC, Vice President
Pastor Allen S. McLauchlin was born June 21, 1948, to Cornie Lee and Ella Mae McLauchlin in Fayetteville, NC. He is the fourth child of seven. Pastor McLauchlin spent his formative years in Cumberland County in close proximity to the current structure of the Church he now pastors. Pastor McLauchlin, fondly known as Pastor Allen, was raised in a Christian home by loving and caring parents. After completing High School (Anne Chesnutt), he enrolled in Fayetteville State University where he received a BA degree in Sociology in 1970. Two months after graduation, he was drafted in military.
He attended New Bethel AME Zion Church, where he accepted the Lord in his life and was later licensed as a Methodist minister under the leadership of his pastor, Dr. Joseph Smith. During his tenure as a Military Police Officer, stationed at Fort Ritchie, Maryland, Pastor Allen met Norma Tucker. The couple married on March 25, 1972, after being honorably discharged from the Army as Viet Nam Era Veteran.
In 1976, Pastor Allen earned a Master of Education degree from East Carolina University and later earned his Certificate of Biblical Studies from Carolina Bible College. In 1993, he earned the Doctorate of Theology from International Bible College and Seminary.
Pastor Allen was licensed to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in January of 1978, and called to pastorate in March of 1978 at St. Paul AME Church in Winslow Arizona. After a little over two years of pastoring, he returned to North Carolina and became the Assistant Pastor of New Bethel AME Zion Church in Fayetteville, NC. In the Fall of 1980, feeling armed with the Word of God and a vision from God, Pastor Allen and Norma planted New Life Bible Church. In 1997, they founded and are Senior Administrators of New Life Christian Academy and in 1998 he founded New Life Bible Institute, a two- year Biblical Certificate Program.
New Life moved to its current location in 1987 on a two acre track of land. The New Life Campus now stands on 25 acres of land. A new 20,000 square foot multipurpose building was completed in the fall of 2012. To God be the GLORY.
During his tenure at New Life, Pastor McLauchlin has been blessed to become the proud father of his son, Allen Scott-Tucker McLauchlin, a daughter-in-law, Sahoney and two grandchildren, Haven and Eden who are sources of his pride and joy.
Apostle Georgia Walker
Apostle Georgia M. Walker is married to Pastor Jesse G. Walker; they have two children, Jessica and Matthew. She is a native of Lanett, Alabama. She is the daughter of Mrs. Lillian Smith and the late Mr. Posey Smith Sr. She is a graduate of Valley High School. She enlisted in the United States Army in 1978 where she served faithfully for 21 years and 7 months. She retired as a Sergeant First Class in April of 2000. She retired from Civil Service after 15 years and 10 months. She is a graduate of City Colleges of Chicago with an Associate’s degree in Business Management and from New Life Bible College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology (2011), Masters in Divinity (2012), and a Doctorate in Ministry (2013) and where she currently serves as the Dean of Academic Studies.
Apostle Walker accepted Christ in 1984 in Neu-Ulm Germany. She has held many positions in various congregations such as, Sunday school teacher, Choir director and president, Sunday School Director, Vacation Bible School Director, Retreat Organizer and Secretary to the Bishop.
Apostle Walker acknowledged her call into the ministry in June 1999 and preached her initial sermon August 7, 1999. She was ordained as a minister by the late Bishop Jobe and Bishop Hattie Lathan of True Vine Temple Reasoning Center in Spring Lake, North Carolina in December 2000 and was consecrated as an Apostle June 2009 by Apostle Mildred Stewart, Apostle Karen Evans, and Dr. Bertha Hodge. In 2003 she and Pastor Walker stepped out in faith by the direction of the Lord and New Hope Gospel Ministries, Inc. was birthed.
She teaches the Word of God with great joy and power. Her humor is disarming, allowing the listener to both laugh and cry as they are challenged in their walk with the Lord. She moves both in the Word of Knowledge and in a strong prophetic anointing. Apostle Walker has spoken at numerous women's conferences and churches.
She is a volunteer chaplain with the Fayetteville Police Department, Cape Fear Valley Hospital and with the Fayetteville Cumberland County Ministerial Council.
"Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding, abundantly above all we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us." Ephesians 3:20
Dr. Andra Yvonne Hodges
Dr. Andrea Yvonne Hodges was born and reared in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She received her formal education through the Cumberland County School System and later obtained certification in bookkeeping. She graduated from Carolina College of Biblical Studies the former (Carolina Bible College) in 2004 with an Associate's Degree in Biblical Studies; in 2006, with a B.A. Degree in Biblical Studies; and in 2007, with a diploma in Counseling. On May 3, 2021, Dr. Hodges graduated with her Master of Divinity Degree from North Carolina Theological Seminary.
Dr. Hodges acknowledged Christ at an early age at Second Missionary Baptist Church, Fayetteville, N.C. She has served as a Sunday School Teacher, President of the Deaconess Ministry, and Youth Director.
In January 2002, she acted on her calling into the ministry by preaching her initial sermon at Second Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Ministerial Staff. In 2006, she was ordained by the Union Missionary Baptist Association, Inc., at Second Missionary Baptist Church. In August 2013, she began serving as Interim Pastor of Solid Rock Bible Church in Hope Mills, N.C. She was installed as Pastor of Solid Rock Bible Church in September 2014.
Dr. Hodges’ motto is, “I believe that beauties of nature come in all colors and the strength of humankind comes in many forms. Every human being is wonderfully unique and all of us contribute in different ways. When we learn to honor the differences, and appreciate the mix, we find harmony.” All that I am and ever hope to be, God did it!!!
She is the wife of Deacon Frederick A. Hodges and the mother of five children, five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Prophetess Beverly Gibson
FCCMC, Executive Secretary
Beverly A. Gibson was born in Fayetteville, NC December 24, 1964 to Hazel Vasti (Moore) Hailey. After losing her mother at the tender age of 4, she was raised by her Grandmother, the late Marian V. Moore and with the help of her Uncle, the late William Lloyd Moore. After graduating from Red Springs High School in June of 1983, she attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC and majored in Business Administration. She attended Airline Travel School and graduated in March 1989 with honors. She also completed Real Estate School in 2006. In August 2017, Beverly earned an Associate of Arts in Religion with Honors from Liberty University. In 2018, Beverly graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Religion: Christian Counseling with Honors from Liberty University.
She have a strong passion for the men and women of God and desire to help them reach their kingdom potential. She re-dedicated her life and accepted the call to the Ministry in June 1998. Under the leadership of Bishop Vaughn McLaughlin, Potter's House Christian Fellowship, Jacksonville, FL, she served in several positions such as, Youth Minister, Usher, Greeter, Teen Minister and Trainer for the New Converts Class. Bishop quoted, “she models ministries for the New Millennium.” While residing overseas in Heidelberg, GE from 2001-2004, she served in various positions at Jesus World Outreach Ministry (JWOC). Positions were Youth Minister, Hospitality Ministry, She also served as an Armor Bearer for many special guest and internationally renowned Gospel recording artists at the Annual “Bustin Loose Conferences,” Virtue, Cross Movement and K&K Mime. She also served at Cumberland Christian Center Church as a Youth Teacher for ages 2-3 and 6-10 during Wednesday Night Bible Studies and Sunday Morning Service (Children’s Church). From 2009-2012, she served as Director/Youth Pastor for Kingdom Connection Christian Center Church in Fayetteville, NC.
She was licensed and ordained an Elder to Minister the Gospel of Jesus Christ under the leadership of Apostle Melvin Moore and Prophetess Margaret Moore, with Kingdom Connection Christian Center Church in October 2009. She served as Armor Bearer for Prophetess Margaret Moore, Intercessory Prayer Team, and Director/Youth Pastor. In 2012, she partnered with “Equipping the Five-Fold” Ministry, under the leadership of Apostle Elaine Murray to minister to the Un-churched and to train and assist church leaders to develop curriculum and help to guide them to walk in the power and authority of Jesus Christ.
Prophetess Gibson is anointed with the gift of Government, Administration and Exhortation, and have a genuine love for God’s people. As a Minister of the Gospel, she teaches and equip leaders to build a strong foundation for their ministry and to walk in their Kingdom Authority. She also travels to minister and delight in seeing God’s people get their relationships back in good standings with the Father. Most importantly, she looks forward to the signs, miracles and wonders to follow.