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 March 21, 2023 7pm Eastern

Join us on March 21st for our next Prophetic Imagination Gathering, continuing the conversation with Rev. Tara Gibbs focusing on how your congregation can improve upon or implement plans/communities of care. Register Here

Peace and blessings,

Malu Fairley-Collins

endorser, BCC, ACPE Certified Educator

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Rev. Tara S. Gibbs is associate minister of spiritual formation at Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC. Originally from New Bern, NC, she holds an undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and graduate degrees from Shaw University and Princeton Theological Seminary. Currently, Tara is pursuing a Doctorate of Educational Ministry at Columbia Theological, and plans to continue researching the lack of accessible & updated Christian curriculum for churches. Since licensing in 2010 she has preached for numerous conferences, special church services, and state Baptist association sessions; she has also taught and guest lectured at local universities including University of Wisconsin--Madison and University of North Carolina at Charlotte, typically focusing on womanist spirituality. Outside of her studies & clergy work, Tara has partnered with education non-profits, mentored in local schools, and volunteered with medical facilities for reproductive justice. She has also been fortunate to study abroad in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, and Mexico. You can read more on her website:


The Alliance of Baptists is a vibrant movement of people, faith communities and ministry partners who are deeply passionate about ecumenism, partnership in mission, relentless hospitality and racial and social justice.

Leadership Team

Carole Collins, co-director

Reverend Elijah Zehyoue, co-director



Reverend April Baker, mission and ministry partner liaison

Reverend Dejon Campbell, development and strategic engagement manager

Reverend Stephanie True Cooper, strategic communications and clergy engagement manager

Reverend Malu Fairley-Collins, endorser, BCC, ACPE Certified Educator

Cathy McGaughey, operations manager

Kristy Pullen, communications and development associate

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