Rev. Quentin Wallace was appointed to be Covenant’s Senior Pastor effective July 1, 2015. He is husband to Dr. Brenda Ingram Wallace, and father to Cristen, Quenel, Thearren and Jaedon. Pastor Quentin earned a Master of Divinity from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Philadelphia Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science from Coppin State College in Baltimore MD.
While matriculating at Eastern Seminary, Rev. Wallace served as the Associate to the Chaplain at Albright College from February 2000 to May 2002. During his ministry at Albright, Rev. Wallace created a weekly worship service entitled Total Praise Ministries, a contemporary style multi-ethnic worship service for students.
Rev. Wallace served as Director of Multi-Ethnic Affairs and International student advisor at Albright College for 6 years. He resigned from that position to assume the role of Senior Pastor at St Matthews United Methodist Church in Reading, PA. He also served as pastor of New Beginnings Community United Methodist Church in Reading from June 2003 to 2008. Rev. Quentin Wallace was appointed as the fulltime senior pastor of St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Reading in July 2008 when New Beginnings and St. Matthews merged.
Rev. Wallace uses his drama ministry as a medium for evangelism. To his credit he has written several gospel plays and skits: His most recent stage play “Another Day’s Journey” November 2010. He has also written two other stage plays, “Sistah Soul” performed in 2004, and The Trial of Cleotis Jenkins” in 1998. Rev. Wallace was in the cast of stage production “Behold the Lamb” at Sight and Sound theaters in Lancaster PA during the 1999 season.
Pastor Wallace uses his gifts in teaching, preaching and drama to reach many for Christ. He is a dynamic preacher and teacher who practices the tenets of the Great Commission that commands followers of Christ to go into the world to preach the gospel and make disciples.