Shirl Tull Elder

Shirleen Handy Tull (Shirl as she likes to be known as) is a resident of Pocomoke City, Maryland. She is married to Anthony Brice Tull, Sr. and they have three adult children, Anshia, Anshay, Anthony, Jr. Tull and one grandson, Brice McMichael. She is the daughter of the late Rosetta Handy and was raised by the late Martin and Alice Knox of Horntown, Virginia. She is a 1978 graduate of Chincoteague High School in Chincoteague, Virginia; and after graduation she attended the Eastern Shore Community College in Melfa, Virginia while working in the Public Relations Division of NASA Wallops Flight Center in Wallops Island, Virginia; and was employed in the Inside Sales Division of Lankford Sysco, Inc. in Pocomoke City, Maryland.

For the last 27 years she has been employed by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where she currently holds the position of Procurement Officer. She is a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church where she currently serves on the Ministerial Staff under the leadership of Pastor, Reverend Carroll L. Mills. At Mount Carmel, Minister Tull labors in the area of Associate Minister, Coordinator of the New Members Ministry, Former President of the Missionary Ministry, and part of the Prayer Warrior Circle. In May 2004 she graduated from UMES with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English; studied under the Masters of Science area in Guidance and Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Resource Management. In August of 2004, she received an Associate Degree in Ministry from the World College of Theology in Salisbury, Maryland. She has received certifications in areas of laity while studying under the Methodist fellowship and was licensed in 1998 under the then Reverend Isaac Jenkins, Sr. who now is Bishop Isaac Jenkins, Sr. to preach and minister the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Shirleen has realized who she is in Christ Jesus and has accepted her call to be an instrument for God’s purpose while here on this earth for the building of God’s Kingdom. She cares that others know that she is:

S - Sincere about her walk with the Lord
H -Holy Ghost filled
I -In love with Jesus
R - Restored in the Holy Spirit
L -Living the plan that God laid for her

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