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Youth Pastor Carrie Harris

Meet Pastor Carrie Harris, our youth pastor.


She is a psalmist at heart, a mother, nana, sister, and friend to many in the gospel. She’s known for her profound zeal for youth ministry and compelling vocals within the music ministry. Praise and worship is at the core of her ministry.


Psalms 150:6 

Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord! Praise ye the Lord!

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A native of Newburgh, N.Y., she was born on April 16th to the late Jerry and Lillie Mae Faison. known for her vocal and teaching gifts in gospel music. A former member of the Mt. Carmel C.O.C. D. C. O. Under the late Bishop G. Johnson. 

Pastor Harris graduated from NFA with honors in music. She relocated to New Haven, CT, in 1997 and attended Southern Connecticut State University in 2003. 

Currently working as a literacy assistant for the West Haven BOE, Pastor Carrie accepted her call to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and preached her initial sermon in September 2005. 

She was then elevated as an ordained elder in 2007. Under Elder Walter Williams, all glory be to God that He called her even higher; she went on to be the Co-Pastor of RCU in 2014. 

Her favorite scripture is Psalm 51:10. Create in me a clean heart oh God and renew a right spirit within me. She loves God with all her heart and vows to serve him for the rest of her life. 

She is the loving mother of three children: Stephanie, Timothy, and Genesis. 2 grandchildren, Samnani and Nineveh 

She now serves under the leadership of Senior Pastor Apostle Moses T. Bethune and Executive Pastor Patricia A. Bethune (Pastor P) at New Destiny Tabernacle Church as Youth Pastor. 

TGBTG for the things he has done.

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