New Destiny Tabernacle

The Church Where New Destiny Begins

Meet New Destiny's Leadership Team!

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Apostle Moses T. Bethune was born Dec. 26, 1970, to James Elijah Bethune and Eldress Betty Bethune of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Pastor Bethune was baptized in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ and received the Holy Ghost in July of 1989, Under the leadership of the late Pastor Anna and Elder Joseph Smith of The MT Zion Pentecostal Apostolic Church New Haven, CT where he served in various ministerial capacities faithfully until The Lord called him to the office of Pastoral ship. The Lord has enabled him to execute the call placed upon him through love, faith, diligence zeal, and longsuffering.

Pastor accepted the call of ministry and was Licensed as a Minister in 1994, in July 1996 he was ordained to the office of Elder by Bishop Shelvis R. Green, of The Greater Holy Tabernacle Churches worldwide, Bronx NY. And in the same year he accepted His first appointment as Senior Pastor of the Grace & Truth Apostolic Church Inc. which now is (New Destiny Tabernacle Church Inc.) Four years later (2000) Apostle Bethune was installed as District Elder of the Greater Holy Tabernacle Churches Worldwide and Presided over the CT, ME, MA, and RI Districts where he served faithfully for five years.

In 2005 God lead Pastor Bethune back to his roots Pentecostal Assembly of the World -Connecticut District Council where he served faithfully for 2 years until God Lead him and Apostle Eugene Anderson to Establish the Judah Life Apostolic Churches Inc. In June 2007 Bishop Bethune was consecrated to the office of Bishop, under the leadership of Presiding Bishop Eugene Anderson of the Judah Life Apostolic Churches Inc. of Albany GA and Bishop Winfred Hamlett of the Light House Apostolic Church, Hartford, CT one year later in July 2008 Bishop Bethune was consecrated to office of Apostle and Installed as Assistant Presiding Apostle of Judah Life Apostolic Ministries Inc, from 2008-2013 by the Late Apostle William Manning & Apostle Marvin Smith of Albany, GA & Apostle Eugene Anderson of Judah Life Apostolic Churches Inc. Albany, GA.

Apostle Bethune, By the Leading of the Lord in 2013, Established the Greater Destiny Fellowship Churches, where he serves Currently as Presiding Prelate.

Among his many accomplishments, Bishop Bethune Served as Assist Presiding Apostle of the Judah Life Apostolic Ministries as well as he served as regional District Elder of the CT, RI, MA diocesan for the Greater Holy Tabernacle Church Inc. , He also served as National Sunday school superintendent as well as Pastoral Advisor and regional Apostle of the New England District of the Judah life Apostolic Ministries Inc, and currently serves as Senior Pastor Of New Destiny Tabernacle Church for the past 21 years, as well as Presiding Prelate of the Greater Destiny Fellowship Churches Inc. In addition to the preaching of the gospel, He is a Skillful Levite.  He currently holds a Bachelors Degree in Theology where he received at the Christian Leadership Bible College. New Haven, CT.

On Nov 10, 1989, Apostle Moses T. Bethune was blessed to marry his dream Wife, Pastor Patricia A. Bethune. To this union, they have 7 Lovely Daughters Who Love the Lord and all play an Intricate part in the ministry, God is continuing to use him in a peculiar way to raise up Sons and Daughters in the 21st Century for Ministry.


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Pastor Patricia Bethune is a powerful 21st Century instrument that God is using to reach people from every walk of life. She is Called, Chosen and Anointed by God, to Declare God’s Righteousness to a dying world. This commission given to her by God is practiced today and extends out into the farthest parts of the world.

Pastor Bethune flows under a powerful three-fold Evangelistic and Teaching and Prophetic anointing, causing her to enrich lives and impart life into the body of Christ.  She enthusiastically ministers the word of God with vim, vigor, and vitality. The Holy Spirit has truly bestowed the ability upon Pastor Bethune to usher believers from all lifestyles into the presence of God through healing and deliverance.

Pastor Bethune's genuine love for people has led her into areas of ministry such as counseling, teaching women's bible study, Sunday school, mentoring new ministers, and evangelistic outreach.  Because of her concern for the spiritual development of people, God led her to assist with the reorganization of the Woman’s of Excellence Conference. While working with that Conference, she grew mightily in Christ.  She not only gave of herself through preaching and teaching of the gospel, but she yielded her spirit to God's spirit, which placed her in a position to be taught and ministered to as well.  Little did she know that total surrender would enable her to receive insight from God that would take her to new levels in God.

Because of this tremendous favor from God, He has opened doors of opportunities for Pastor Bethune to minister the word with boldness and with Power at Conferences, workshops, seminars and Revivals. She is definitely and end-time "Voice" Anointed by the Holy Spirit to raise the consciousness for those who have "ears to hear" what the spirit of God is saying. She never misses the opportunity to share God's word, whether it's through the Preaching of the gospel, behind the pulpit, a group setting or one on one, Pastor Bethune will seize the moment.

Pastor Bethune currently serves as the Assistant Overseer of the Greater Destiny Fellowship Churches Inc. as well as Executive Pastor of The New Destiny Tabernacle Church Inc. In this Office, she capitalizes on her administrative and organizational skills. Her duties include but are not limited to coordinating the invocation schedule, ministerial training session, activities, Praise and Worship leader and providing informational updates to the ministerial staff.

She currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from the CLBC New Haven, CT

Pastor Bethune lives in Hamden, Connecticut with her husband Apostle Moses T. Bethune and her Daughters, Alicia, Melissa, Jacqueline, Breyanna, Emoni and Patricia Moesha. They are the joy of her life, and for that reason, “She gives God the Glory"


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While receiving spiritual guidance under the leadership of Elder Walter Williams III, Walk of Faith COC DOC. Pastor Trina Lucky would recognize her gifts as a choir director, praise and worship leader and Sunday school teacher. As her love for GOD grew Pastor Lucky wanted more and decided to leave her family church and began a new fellowship under Apostle David Atkins, of Strong Tower Pentecostal Ministries, where she would experience a true move of GOD of which she so desired. While attending this Ministry, she would once again experience the need to move higher in the Lord after serving on the Praise and Worship team and would began fellowship in 2001 under the leadership of Moses T. Bethune, Grace and Truth Ministries.

It was during these transitioning phases that Pastor Trina E. Lucky would hear the voice of GOD and finally accept the call to preach the gospel. At the onset of her ministry she was ordained a Minister of the gospel at Grace & Truth Ministries, Goff street, new haven CT, where she served in several capacities to assist the ministry. It was in 2003 while under the teaching of Bishop Moses T. Bethune that she would learn that her adoration for the Lord was not only warranted by GOD but expected and thus allowed to grow into the servant that the Lord called her to be.

Pastor Lucky, is currently the assistant pastor of New Destiny Tabernacle Church, INC in Hamden, CT. She also serves as the Director of the Youth & Young Adults Department of Greater Destiny fellowship churches, in the city of Hamden, Connecticut.

Pastor Lucky has worked at Yale University School of Medicine for over 20 years in the Department of Surgery as an Educational Liaison. Her passion for teaching inside and outside of the ministry has allowed her to continue her education enrolling her in the Doctorate Program at Capella University, where she will be completing her educational assignment in the Winter of 2017. Her tenacity to complete her obligation in Healthcare Management with a Concentration in Leadership has opened the door to other career opportunities of which she is truly glad. Her previous Education from Albertus Magnus College with a Master’s degree in Leadership, has afforded her the opportunity to be more active in her own community.

In 2005, Pastor Lucky sat on the Board of the New Haven Boys and Girls Club as a parent Liaison. As a single mother of two active boys she wanted to be involved in the community as much as possible. Her involvement as Team Mom for the New Haven Pop Warner Football Team in 2006; New Haven Boys & Girls Club, Blazers Basketball Team in 2005 and countless other community activities has afforded her the opportunity to be close to her two children. As a continued community Activist, Pastor Lucky was afforded another chance to sit on the leadership board of the Christian Youth in Action, Developing Component of the Promise Land Project in 2006.

To date Pastor Lucky is a self-published author, publishing her first book in 2004 entitled Spiritual Bankruptcy, “tapping into your your faith, will awake the dormant place” and fallen to worship, “after the breakdown” published in 2008. Pastor Lucky truly loves the Lord and her desire is to be a true living instrument for the Lord.


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A native of Newburgh N.Y. born on April 16th to the late Jerry and Lillie Mae Faison. Known for her vocal and teaching gifts of Gospel music. A former member of the Mt. Carmel C.O.C. D. C. O. Under the late Bishop G Johnson.

Graduated from NFA with honors in music. Relocated to New Haven CT in 1997, and attended Southern CT State University in 2003.

Currently employed by West Haven BOE as a Literacy Aide. Pastor Carrie accepted her call to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and preached her Initial Sermon Sept. 2005.

She was then elevated as an Ordained Elder in 2007. Under Elder Walter Williams.

All glory be to God that He called her even higher she went on to be the Co- Pastor of RCU in 2014.

Her favorite scripture is Psalm 51:10 Create in me a clean heart oh God and renew a right spirit within me. She loves God with all of her heart and is committed to serve him all the rest of her days.

She is a loving mother of 3 children, Stephanie, Timothy and Genesis. 2 Grandchildren Samanni and Nineveh.

She now serves under the leadership of Senior Pastor Bishop Moses T. Bethune & Executive Pastor Patricia A. Bethune (Pastor P) at New Destiny Tabernacle Church as Youth Pastor.

TGBTG for the things He has done.


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Prayer Requests
"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus" (Philippians 4:6-7).

Weekly Services
Sunday School
10:00 AM
Sunday Morning Worship
11:00 AM
Tuesday Night Prayer & Word
7:30PM
Thursday Night Bible Class
7:30PM