Elder Tarvaris J. McCoy & Lady Sirez McCoy

Elder Tarvaris McCoy is a native Richmond, VA. He developed a passion for community development and empowerment while working to promote and create opportunities for change in his own neighborhoods. Over the last 15 years, Tarvaris has worked with Central Virginia and New River Valley communities coaching and mentoring young people, developing programs and communities, developing affordable housing and empowering youth and families. He put this experience to work as Leader of the THIRST Youth Ministry at Mount Olivet Church. Tarvaris accepted the call to the ministry of preaching and teaching in 2008 under teaching and leadership of Bishop Darry F. Husband, Sr.

Elder Tarvaris has a passion for reaching and encouraging people. He has often said that he “wishes for everyone with whom he comes into contact to leave better off than they came”. As Pastor of Love Integrity Faith Excellence Church West Richmond, Elder Tarvaris seeks to reach people where they are and create a culture of faith, family and the father’s love where all are welcomed and growing.

Lady Sirez is a native of Martinsville, VA where she attended First Baptist Church of East Martinsville. She was baptized at the age of seven and worked as a youth in ministries such as the usher board, children’s choir, vacation bible school, Sunday, and the Baptist State Convention. She demonstrated a passion for teaching in the church as a youth. She uses that passion and her degree in Human Development to meet the needs of children with disabilities in the public school system. Lady Sirez serves the ministry in many roles including dance ministry and children’s ministry.

Elder Tarvaris and Lady Sirez are parents of three children; Tarvaris II, Callie and Ava.