Bishop’s Bio

Overseer Trevor D. Alexander was born in Romford, Essex, in England. His parents, Calvin and Clarice Alexander are both from the Island of St. Vincent, located in the Caribbean Islands. Overseer Alexander spent a little over five years living in the Island of St. Vincent where he learned much about his roots and heritage.

teHe met Pastor Emma Marie (Coleman) Alexander while they were both stationed in West Germany, in March 1985. The two were married August 27, 1988, in Sacramento California. They are the proud parents of three beautiful girls, Tara, Tasha, and Tonya. Pastor Alexander retired from the U.S. Army and moved his family to San Antonio in 1993.

Overseer Alexander received his High School Diploma from Brittons High School, Rainham, Essex, England and received his undergraduate degree from the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas in Psychology (emphases on family) and Religious Studies. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministry, from Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, Texas and a Doctor of Divinity form St. Thomas Christian College & Seminary.

Overseer Alexander has served in various positions in the Church Of God In Christ (C.O.G.IC). He has served as an Ordained Deacon, Chairman of the Board of Deacons, Brotherhood President, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, Senior Minister, Sunday School Superintendent, Assistant Pastor, District Missions President, and presently he serves as the Senior Pastor and Founder of the True Vine Church. At the 2009 Annual Conference of the Kingdom Council of Interdependent Christian Churches and Ministries, the Presiding Prelate, The Most Reverend David M. Copeland, D. Min. and the Broads of Bishops elevated then Pastor Alexander to the Episcopal Office of Overseer. In 2012 and 2013, Overseer has been has teaching at the Joint College of African American Pentecostal Bishops as part of the Liturgy Track.

Overseer Alexander is also bi-vocational leader. In addition to servicing as Senior Pastor and Central Regional Overseer; he also is serving at the University of Incarnate Word as the Director for Ecumenical Initiatives, the Office of Mission & Ministry and Adjunct Faculty in the Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCaP).

trevordoctoralSome of his accomplishments are: President of the Black Student Association 94-96, University of the Incarnate Word, St. Paul’s Award for Community Involvement, University of the Incarnate Word, Leadership Award for Psychology, San Antonio College “Heart Award,” National Dean’s List, the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, just to name a few of the many awards and decorations he has received. Trevor is also named in the 2008 Biltmore Who’s Who Registry of Executives and Professionals and the 2010 Princeton Global Network of Young Executives

Since he and his wife co-founded True Vine Church, Pastor Alexander has not only carried his healing messages beyond his local assembly, but also into conferences across this nation of diverse background. Overseer Alexander has also ministered internationally in Canada and on the continent of Africa. He teaches and believes that we are called to impact and empower the lives of the people we come in contact with. You will truly enjoy his ministry as he moves deeper into the things of God.