Rev Shepard

Reverend Mary serves as Assistant to the Pastor in Social Action and Visitation. She is the Director of the Intercessory Prayer Ministry, a Sunday School Teacher, President of the Board of Directors, Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church Federal Credit Union. Reverend Shepard also serves on various other ministries.

She accepted her calling to preach the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ in February 2002 and ordained February 2013. Reverend Shepard has preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ at Faith Tabernacle on several occasions and other churches in the Tri Sate area. She has many accomplishments and recognitions.

Reverend Shepard is a graduate of the Connecticut Institute of Christian Religion in conjunction with Virginia Union School of Theology. She is a graduate of New York Theological Seminary’s Christian in Ministry Program. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with a major in Psychology from the College of New Rochelle graduating with honors.

Reverend Shepard resides in Stamford, CT with her husband Leon. She is the mother of three sons Leon Jr., Jermaine and Terrence. She is also the grandmother of 10.

Most of all she is a woman of God who wants to tell everybody the Good News of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior in hope that they might be saved.

Reverend Shepard’s heartfelt desire is to minister to the whole person, emotionally, physically and spiritually ministering to the heart for transformation and to the soul for restoration. She exhorts the words of Apostle Paul in Romans 12:2, “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”

She stands on Luke 4:18 “The spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach the Gospel….” and Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Jesus Christ who strengthens me.”