ELDER TERRANCE M. CURTAIN JR. M.Ed.
Pastor Terrance Michael Curtain Jr., is the eldest of four sons born to Terrance Sr. and Linda Curtain on December 31, 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio.
At a young age, Pastor TC actively participated in many church activities, and even delivered speeches at different churches around the state. At the young age of 10, Pastor TC accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior, while attending Vacation Bible School with his Great-Grandmother, Marion Woo.
Pastor TC continued to demonstrate his love for the Lord, by playing the drums in church. While attending Shaker Heights High School, he founded the Inspirational Teen Fellowship Night, a teen youth group that met every Friday. Pastor TC graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 1997. He attended the University of Toledo, and earned a Bachelors of Education degree in 2001. Pastor TC attended Ashland University and earned a Masters of Education degree in 2012. Pastor TC plans to continue to pursue a Master of Divinity degree, at the Ashland Theological Seminary.
In 2000, Pastor TC accepted his call to the ministry under the guidance of Elder Edward T. Cook, (Pastor of New Life COGIC) in Toledo, Ohio. After graduation, Pastor TC returned to Cleveland to continue in his training in ministry under his father Elder Terrance M. Curtain Sr. (Pastor of Tree Of Life COGIC) In 2002, Terrance went to serve under his grandfather, Eld. Burton D. Clemons (Pastor of Tower Of Prayer COGIC and Christ The King COGIC). In 2009, Tree of Life COGIC and Christ the King COGIC merged, and Elder Terrance M. Curtain Sr. was appointed pastor. Pastor TC continued to serve as the Assistant Pastor until January 1st, 2013, when Pastor Terrance M. Curtain Sr. "passed the torch". Pastor TC was later installed by Bishop Edward T. Cook (Ohio North First Jurisdiction COGIC) Pastor TC was selected by Bishop Edward T. Cook, to serve on the “Vision Team”, the Ordination Board of the Ohio North First Jurisdiction Churches of God in Christ, and more recently selected to help lead the reformation of the William Morgan James Institute of Ohio North First Jurisdiction COGIC.
Pastor TC is the proud father of four beautiful girls (Taylor, Tori, Tristen and Tinley-Anne.) He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.