An Apostolic Five Fold Ascension Ministry Fellowship,
Equipping, Empowering, and Emerging Leaders
The Late Elder (Pastor) Michael P. Summers - Co-Founder - gmail.com@destinycovmin|
Our Servant Leader the Elder Michael P. Summers went to be with the Lord this past July 2014. He Fought the "Good Fight of Faith!" The Vision Continues . . .
He graduated from Goldsboro High School. He furthered his education at Wayne Community College, and worked a number of years for the shool system. He also matricuated in seminary at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. As a child he attended Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church and in 1978 was saved at a revival at Guiding Star. While attending Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, he accepted his call into the ministry and was later licensed by the Freewill Baptist Conference in 1988 and was ordained and became an elder in October 1988. He later united with St. Delight Original Free Will Baptist Church under the direction of Bishop Allen Smith. While at St. Delight he was active in the ministry and also spent time on the evangelistic field preaching at various churches in North Carolina and in Virginia. In 1993 Elder Summers answered the call to enter into his first pastorate at Williams Chapel in Willard, North Carolina, where he served faithfully for seven years. After serving his first pastorate, he joined St. Luke Disciples of Christ under the late Henry Peterson where he was involved in music ministry and in teaching the youth. He later joined St. Mark Disciples of Christ in Faro, North Carolina, under the leadership of the late Elder Henry Peterson and after his death under the leadership of Dr. Elder Robert D. Hood. In 2007, Elder Michael Summers married his sweetheart and partner in ministry, the former Elder Beverly Brooks of Landover, Maryland.
Further information is found at his FaceBook Memorial Page: https://www.facebook.com/eldermichael.summers?fref=ts
Elder Dr. Beverly Brooks Summers - Senior Servant Leader, and Co-Founder - aol.com@RevBBrooks|
Dr. Beverly Brooks Summers is the Senior Servant Leader of Destiny Covenant Ministries. She was married to the late Elder Michael P. Summers of Goldsboro, North Carolina, until he transitioned to "Glory" in July 2014. She received Christ at an early age at St. Mark’s Baptist Church, in Washington, D.C., where she received her early Christian Education and tutelage, and served in various ministries. In 1987 the Lord directed her steps to Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church (MJBC) (currently in Silver Spring, MD). In 1990 she preached her initial sermon and was ordained in 1996. Through this work, many souls were saved and discipled. In 2001 she helped launch Victory Fellowship Church, Inc., in Capitol Heights, and served as Pastor of Administration and Vice President of the Board of Directors. In 2003 she launched Women of Destiny and Faith. In 2008 she launched Destiny Covenant Ministries.
Elder Summers holds a B.S. in Business Administration, a Masters in Business Administration in Accounting (Bowie State University) and a Masters of Divinity (M.Div.) in Practical Theology from Regent University, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where she has completed her Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.). She is an accountant, and is owner of RBB Consulting and Beverly Brooks Summers, L.L.C.
Dr. Summers is the developer of the Inspire Me to Dream Leadership Development Curriculum where she holds the course online to help women develop their leadership and ministry skills. Further information about the course may be found at www.inspiremetodream.com She loves God and enjoys helping others reach their God-ordained purposes in the earth. She enjoys preaching and teaching the Word of God and coaching to help “transform lives for Christ.” She is humbled by the “grace of God upon her life.”
Min. E. LaVerne Holder - Board Member/Minstry Staff Member - destinycovenantchurch.org@admin|
Minister Holder is currently a member of Shiloh Christian Church (DOC), where she is the Administrative Assistant to the Bishop. She has been in ministry many years and has a heart for souls. She has ministered extensively on the East Coast and has been known for her teaching series on “Healing for Damaged Emotions.” She is also called a cheerleader to the body of Christ which explains why she loves invoking his presence to God’s people
Elder Marshall Brooks, Jr. - Elder and Pastoral Leader|
Elder Marshall Brooks, Jr., is our Maryland Branch Pastor, and has been preaching and teaching the Word of God for approx. 35 years. He has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of MD, and is a graduate of Rhema Bible Institute and Training Center in Tulsa, OK. He brings to us a variety of experiences, including serving as a Minister of Music at a local church in MD.
Evang. Ronda Brewington - Board Member|
Evang. Ronda Brewington has been an ordained evangelist since 2008. She has strong gifts in teaching and evangelism, and is a former early childhood school teacher; and holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of DC, and has been a part of various drama ministries, and is owner of Chosen Generation, LLC
Currently, she and her husband, Elder Jonathan Brewington, have their ministry, Chosen Generation Network Fellowship, where he is the Senior Pastor and she is pastor.