Associate Pastors

Associate Pastors

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Reverend Joyce E. Banks Gross

Senior Associate Pastor 

The Reverend Joyce E. Banks Gross was born in Denham Springs, Louisiana to Eilor and Leanna Cobb Banks, her first role models. She was educated in the Livingston Parish School System and continued her higher education at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA where she earned a Bachelor of Science in music, a Master of Education in administration and supervision, and a specialist degree in reading.

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Reverend Karen Elaine Webster Parks

Executive Pastor 

Reverend Karen Elaine Webster Parks loves God, her husband, her family, her friends and her service to Cascade. She is prayerful that she is using her gifts to serve the Kingdom as is required of all those who love the Creator.


Reverend M. Lavell Sanders

Associate Pastor

A native of Lumberton, North Carolina, Rev. Sanders is a 1983 graduate of Morehouse College with a B.A. Degree in Political Science. In 2000, he earned a Master of Divinity Degree from Gammon Theological Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC). He earned the Certificate of Executive Leadership from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago in 2015 and is currently matriculating through the Association of Chicago Theological Schools Doctor of Ministry in Preaching program, with an expected graduation date of 2019.

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