Ark Of Safety Leadership

“Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.`` Hebrews 13:7 NIV

Administrative Staff

C. Anthony Muse
C. Anthony Muse
Senior pastor
Bishop C. Anthony Muse is the senior pastor of the Ark of Safety Christian Church, a vibrant growing church with a rich 130-year history that...
Pat Lawson Muse
Pat Lawson Muse
First Lady
Pat Lawson Muse is the first lady of the Ark of Safety and the Ark’s human anchor. She is Director of the Women’s Ministry where she oversees...
Clintonio Chapman
Clintonio Chapman
Assistant Pastor
Assistant Pastor Chapman is an ordained elder of the Ark of Safety where he has been a member since 1996. He has also served as a deacon, trustee...
Brandi Calhoun
Brandi Calhoun
Chief Administrator
Sis. Calhoun is the Ark of Safety’s chief operating officer, executive assistant to the bishop and works with the children’s ministry. She has...
Patricia Gray
Patricia Gray
Church Administrator
  Elder Gray serves as chief elder of the Ark of Safety and academic dean of the Bishop C. Anthony Muse Institute and Bible College. She...
Minister Charles Butler
Minister Charles Butler
Minister of Music
  Charles Butler is a four-time Stellar Award nominated recording artist and also serves as the Minister of Music at the Ark of Safety...
Alice Dixon
Alice Dixon
Receptionist
  Sis. Dixon is the Ark of Safety receptionist and serves with the Unity and Sanctuary Choirs. She has been a faithful member of the Ark...
Pastor Conrad Parker
Pastor Conrad Parker
Marriage Enrichment Ministry
  Pastor Conrad D. Parker is a retired itinerant elder, United Methodist Church, with over 35 years of pastoral experience. He has been a...
Bishop Daon McLarin Johnson
Bishop Daon McLarin Johnson
Director of Mentorship
Bishop Johnson is the former pastor of Destiny Church in Springfield, Tennessee.  He served for 18 years as a pastor in the United Methodist...
Pastor Elaine Gordon-Abayomi
Pastor Elaine Gordon-Abayomi
Assistant to the Dean
Pastor Elaine joined the Ark of Safety in November 2019 and serves as assistant to the dean of Bishop C Anthony Muse Institute and Bible College...
Pastor Diana L. Parker
Pastor Diana L. Parker
Leader, Premarital Counseling Ministry
Pastor Parker is a retired itinerant elder, African Methodist Episcopal Church, with over 30 years of pastoral experience.  She has been a member...

Elders

First row: Elders Pat Lawson Muse, Joyce Brown, Donna Cole, Christine Johnson, Nina Ringgold; Second row: Elders Clintonio Chapman, Dorothy Cummings, Patricia Gray, Troy Berry, Gail Thomas, Sharron Clagon; Third row: McKinley Mackall

Ministers

Jasmine Wilson, Stephanie Walker, Marilyn Mackall, Beverly Johnson, and Katina Donaldson

Deacons

1st row: Shenna Makle, Margaret Chase, Mary Marsh, Theresa Chapman, Edith McClary, Derrick Telesford 2nd row: Harold Makle, Andrea Fowler, Shelia Hampton, Sherease Doublin, Patricia Battle, Pamela Booker-Scott, Dennie Dorsey 3rd row: Tracey Bellamy, Constance Carter, Christine Pinkney, Fred Johnson 4th row; Wendell White, Ivory Johnson, Elma Smith, James Johnson, James Thomas 5th row: Allen Smith