Our Mission & Vision

“Mt. Tabor Seventh-day Adventist Church is a house of prayer where forever friendships with Christ are created by reaching out to people, embracing them with love, and lifting them to God in prayer, in discipleship, and in witness.” 

We realize that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team is dedicated to the Gospel of Jesus Christ! Our mission is to serve our community, not only through our words, but through our actions. Our ministries are focused on meeting the needs of the residents of the Mt. Tabor Community and the surrounding areas.
PastorEddieEddie Ciobanu, Pastor
Pastor Eddie’s ministry can be summarized as following:
• Love for God and people
• Realness in experiencing God
• Sense of urgency in sharing the Gospel and of mission
• Developing strong relationships
• Holy Spirit led dialogue with church and community
Pastor Eddie and his family are eager to begin this new chapter in their lives and to share their love for God with the Mt. Tabor church family and community. “God has a way of bringing people together with wonderful results for His Kingdom.” (Pastor Eddie)


Doug Schippmann, Head Elder

Doug’s main responsibility is providing leadership to the elders, in turn being the spiritual leaders of our church. Doug has been at Mt. Tabor for 10 years and has been head elder for the last 6. He is passionate about reaching our in-active members and those in our community who are searching to fill the emptiness in their lives.

wynne-rich-dsc_0033Richard Wynne, Head Deacon

Rich’s role is to lead the church in a way that matches the character of God through service to others. Rich is eager to reach out to our church members and those in the community who may need our help. Rich has a desire to bring his passion for music and worship to those lives he touches while being a steward of God.




Polly Johnson, Director Discoveryland Child Care Center

Polly is the director of our on-site child care development center. She and her staff have opened their doors to the surrounding Mt. Tabor community to provide loving care and education for 25 years. Discoveryland provides care for infants through preschool ages. Discoveryland is a bright beacon of hope and encouragement in our community.


What we believe:

Adventist Beliefs: As a Christian church, Seventh-day Adventists are a faith community rooted in the beliefs described by the Holy Scriptures. Fundamental Beliefs: Seventh-day Adventists accept the Bible as their only creed and hold certain fundamental beliefs to be the teaching of the Holy Scriptures. These beliefs, as set forth here, constitute the church’s understanding and expression of the teaching of Holy Scripture.