Lady Tarita A. Brown

TARITA BROWN is the first lady of Refreshing Springs Church of God in Christ, where she proudly serves with her husband of 33 years, Pastor Elder A. Wendell Brown Jr.  Her love for God is evident in her servitude and exemplified through her ministry to the congregation and community. She is an active voice when it comes to Refreshing Springs Church Ministries, currently serving as Director of the Women's Department.

 First Lady Brown is a 1979 Graduate of Haworth High School in Kokomo, Indiana. She began her college education at I.U.P.U.I., in Indianapolis, Indiana, and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with an Associate of Science in Business, in Marion, Indiana. Lady Brown has received many prophesies of “having blessed hands”, which has been manifested in the achievements she has enjoyed in her life. “The Cake Lady”, a successful bakery which she has owned and operated, blessed her tremendously over the years because she has a great love for baking and decorating wedding cakes. Her hobbies include sewing, crocheting, flower arrangements, tile work and working with computers.


Growing up in a family who feared God and receiving salvation at age 15, First Lady Brown is a natural born leader because she embraces hearts with wisdom and the true word of God. As an untiring servant at Refreshing Springs, she labors as Director of the Women's Department with several departments under her leadership. She has also worked for the past fifteen years as a leader of the Married Couples Ministry, where she works alongside her husband, planning weekend Marriage Retreats in different cities and organizing conferences. In addition to those roles, she is also a licensed Evangelist Missionary in the Church of God in Christ. Although she is mild-mannered, she speaks with power. These characteristics complement her love for God's people and display an unselfish and humble attitude when it comes to the call of ministry.

Lady Brown is one of God's prized possessions, a beautiful example of a woman, a first lady, a minister's wife, a mother, a teacher, a prayer warrior and a leader. She is the mother of 3 amazing and handsome sons, A. Wendell III, Quentin, and Kyle
First Lady Brown is an embodiment of unconditional love who is devoted to the service of all humanity.
“Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.” Proverbs 31-KJV