Elder Ovra Harris, Jr., Assistant Pastor
Elder Ovra Harris, Jr., was born in Beaumont, Texas, on October 28, 1953. His family moved to Houston, Texas, in the late 1950's, where he attended school. Elder Harris was baptized in Jesus' name. On January 11, 1973, he joined the United States Army and served until April 9, 1976. His father, the late Bishop Ovra Harris, Sr., started Faith Tabernacle Holiness Outreach Ministries (later renamed Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Ministries). It was here that Elder Harris answered the call of God on his life when he was filled with the Holy Ghost in the early 1990's. Now serving in the Army of the Lord, Elder Harris became the adult Sunday School teacher until he became Youth Leader of Faith Tabernacle. Elder Harris met his wife, Sister Jennifer Harding, from Montreal, Canada, in September of 1996. They were married by his father on January 22, 2005. Elder Harris was ordained an Elder on April 30, 2017 and later appointed Assistant Pastor of Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Ministries on July 9, 2017.