We strive to produce, promote and maintain the physical, mental, and spiritual wellness of mankind. In doing so, we conduct community services, counseling, missions, retreats and outreach events.
WELLNESS via Community Service, Counseling, Ministry, Outreach
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
"Branching Out to Serve" To produce, promote and maintain the physical, mental, and spiritual wellness of mankind.
We are supported by various individuals and groups.
We are associated with Faith Tabernacle church in Freehold New Jersey
We have conducted many mission trips, retreats, conferences, and a great number of outreach and community events, as well as sponsoring mission activities in other parts of the world.
Tree of Life
c/o McRae, 40 Georgian Blvd., Jackson NJ 08527
Tree of Life
11 Avenue A, Freehold NJ 07728
Faith Tabernacle Church
11 Avenue "A", Freehold NJ 07728
Elder Stephen McRae - "Pastor Steve"
Rev. Sharon Dorsey - 973.432.8648
LaTonya Turner McRae
LaTonya McRae is the Founder of Tree of Life Ministries, Inc. She is an ordained elder who serves alongside her husband Stephen McRae, a Tree of Life founding constituent, as a pastor, teacher, missionary and counselor at Faith Tabernacle in Freehold, New Jersey. She is the visionary of many successful outreach projects and conferences, and oversees both local and foreign ministry operations. "Dr. LaTonya" is an active missionary in Liberia, West Africa (affectionately known as “Sis. Decontee”) where Tree of Life has built a mission house, established programs, and installed water wells among other things. She earned a doctorate degree in Theology at United Christian College, New York, in May of 2005. She is a member of the National Christian Counseling Association and a certified pastoral member of The Sarasota Academy of Christian Counselors. Dr. McRae currently serves on the Executive Board of Court Street School in Freehold New Jersey and enjoys being active in the community. While Dr. McRae has over twenty years' experience in ministry, she continues to study to remain equipped for the challenges of this present day and age.
Elder Stephen McRae
Elder Stephen McRae is a founding constituent of Tree of Life Ministries and is the senior pastor at Faith Tabernacle UHC in Freehold, New Jersey. He served in ministry for decades prior to pastoral leadership, having been a Deacon, Trustee, Musician and BCS Superintendent over the years. He was born and raised in Freehold and kept under close tutelage by his parents, the late Elder James McRae (previous pastor), First Lady Yvonne McRae, and his grandparents, the late Deacon Arthur Goode and Rev. Sally Ann Goode who were the founders of Faith Tabernacle. He is affectionately referred to as "Pastor Steve" by the congregation and friends. Pastor Steve is an advocate for mission efforts both locally and overseas. He studied at Monmouth Bible Institute in Farmingdale, New Jersey and United Christian College, Roselle, New Jersey Extension. Pastor Steve's ministry efforts and progress continue to bless the congregation and community with Men's Prayer, Senior focused events and public weekly bible study among other things.
Rev. Sharon R. Dorsey
Rev. Sharon Rene’ Dorsey serves on the executive board of Tree of Life as Assistant Director. She is one of ten children born to the late Deacon William Leonard Sr. and Elder Vivian Elizabeth Dorsey. Rev. Dorsey is a licensed minister actively serving on the ministerial staff at Faith Tabernacle UHC in Freehold, New Jersey. Rev. Dorsey is the church's Administrative Acolyte and Worship Leader. She is a devoted and hard working member of the body of Christ. Rev. Dorsey has a Masters in Religious Education, is active in youth and women's ministry and coordinates PHD Retreats with Dr. McRae. She is a local missionary in her own right being a significant help to those in need and resourceful to the church efforts in caring for the flock. Rev. Dorsey is a mother of two and a recently retired legal professional from Saint Barnabas Health Care System in the Corporate Legal Affairs Department.
Alfred L. M. Gezaye
Bro. Alfred Gezaye is the Director of Tree of Life - Liberia. He is a graduate of the University of Liberia. He serves in various leadership capacities at the Church of the Believers throughout Liberia and is the Managing Editor of the Christian News in Liberia among many other things. Alfred is a extraordinary Project Manager who is currently overseeing all activity in the region which include, but are not limited to, the headquarters (now the Mission House), Ministry Events, Outreach, Logistics, Distribution, Communications, Staffing and Volunteers. He serves in many capacities and is an instrumental part of the ministry. His lovely wife, Patricia has graciously and successfully fulfilled the requests for PHD Women's Retreat in Liberia for three years and is an associate pastor at Conqueror Christian Center in Monrovia, under Senior Pastor Joseph Swaray.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to those who serve year-round on our team, volunteering your time and resources to make things work. We appreciate our wise and kind advisors who look our for our bests interest and productivity. All who sow into this ministry both regularly and intermittently are greatly appreciated.