Craig Rush

Senior Pastor

Pastor Craig loves to see people connect! Whether it’s coffee with friends, writing, or speaking, connecting people to God and others is his greatest passion!

Craig and his wife Bethany have three beautiful kids, Elliott, Evelyn, and Everett, who, as you might imagine, keep them pretty busy.

In his spare time, you might find Craig coaching baseball, going for a long run, or shooting hoops with the kids.


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Ed Haywood

Associate Pastor

Originally from Washington DC, Ed came to Norfolk to attend Norfolk State University, where he was active with the Navigator Ministry.

Ed worked as a counselor for the Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center and has pastored several Norfolk churches. In 2016 Ed became the Associate Pastor of Outreach at Tabernacle Church of Norfolk.

Ed and his wife Shirley live in Norfolk and have four adult children.

In his spare time, you might find Ed watching Masterpiece Theater or playing the clarinet with local orchestras.


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Sarah Hall

Family Ministry Coordinator

Sarah is originally from Charleston, West Virginia, but has called Norfolk home since 2006.

A Navy family, Sarah, her husband Joshua, and their three children began attending in 2006. Sarah was drawn to serving in the Children’s Ministry program and has been involved in family ministry ever since.

When she’s not working, you might find Sarah reading a good mystery or playing board games with her children.


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