Voorhees begins its Black History Month assembly program series

January 30, 2012

Voorhees College will kick off its Black History Month Assembly Series with Reverend Charles E. Goodman, pastor and teacher of the Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church, on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 11 a.m. in the Massachusetts Hall Auditorium.

Goodman has served as senior pastor/teacher of Tabernacle Baptist Church, located in Augusta, Ga., since December 2006. Under his leadership, ground breaking and construction has been completed on Tabernacle Baptist Church Family Life Center facility that houses the administrative and ministerial arm of the church.

In April 2008, Goodman was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers of Morehouse College. At the age of 28, he was recognized by the African American Pulpit as one of the “20-to-Watch” young preachers under the age of 40 in the summer.

After graduating at the top of his class from James B. Dudley High School in 1997, he attended Wake Forest University, where he also graduated with honors. His spirituality led him to Candler School of Theology on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, GA. In May 2005, he graduated with Master of Divinity degree with a concentration in homiletics and black church studies. In 2009, Goodman completed the Doctor of Ministry Program at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

Goodman was voted one of “America’s Most Loved Pastors” in the September 2006 edition of Gospel Today Magazine and is also a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.