Sunday School: 9:00 AM
Morning Worship: 10:00 AM
Choir Musical 3:30 PM
(Every 3rd Sunday)
Hour of Power: 7:00 PM
Dr. Timothy A. Treadwell, born in Chicago, IL. was raised on the greater Westside. He is the eldest of four children born to Rev. Willie A. and Frankie M. Treadwell. He is the grandson of the late David Treadwell and of the late Rev. G. F. Powell, founding Pastor of the Greater Garfield Park M.B. Church. Dr. Treadwell is the husband to Mrs. Carrie S. Treadwell and fathers six children (Timotheus, Marcus Destine, Ieshia, Bernard and Caleb). He was called to the ministry in 1986 and called to pastor in 2001. He attended Winona State University in Winona, MN.
He transferred to Chicago Baptist Institute after accepting his calling to ministry where he received a Bachelor of Theology degree. He then continued his higher education in the Master’s Programs at the Chicago Theological Seminary and Moody Bible Institute. Dr. Treadwell transferred and graduated from The Logos Bible College where he received his Master of Theology degree and Doctor of Ministry degree. He served as the Director of Finance for the Salem Baptist District and Director of Spiritual Development for the St. Joseph’s Carondelet treatment center. He also serves at Prosser Career Academy as Chairperson for the (N.C.L.B.) No Child Left Behind program and an( L.S.C.) Local School Counsel Board Member, US Regional Overseer of the Grace Covenant Churches International.
During his time as Pastor he has completed a major renovation project of the church, birthing new and exciting ministries such as Performing Christ Ministries and Building Lives to Thrive Club a community outreach ministry, the Promise Land Project, and in 2008 he was appointed as treasurer, of Nehemiah Restoration Coalition, Board of Directors. United Faith Tabernacle Church was transformed into Performing Christ Ministries. Dr. Treadwell’s anointing to preach and teach the word of God has afforded him speaking opportunities in several states throughout this country. Dr. Treadwell, through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, is in the process of preparing the church for an outbreak of spiritual faith, fruitfulness and favor that has never been seen.
Bishop Willie A Treadwell was born, February 28, 1931 and is a naitive son of Anniston, Alabama. He was the youngest of three children. When he became of age, he decided to leave home. He chose to come to Chicago to be near realatives. As a young child Bishop Treadwell was raised in the church and played an active part as much as that era of religious groups would allow. Bishop had always been a lover of people, which seemed to be an inherited family trait. Upon arriving in Chicago, he visited many churches and ultimatly decided to unite with Mt. Carmal M.B.C. under the leadership of the late Rev. B.D. Mootry. He then became a student under the tutelage of the late Robert T Johnson, who was a dynamic singer and chior director. This had always been a dream of Bishop Treadwell's. He loved singing. Soon he was singing on the church broadcast. In february of 1953 he was drafted into the United States Armed Forces, where he served two years with commendations as a Sergeant. He enjoyed his time oversees in the area of Seol, Korea.
Upon returning to Chicago, his desire was to organize a youth community chior. With perserverance and hard work, God shined upon his dream, and it materialized. While away Willie fell in love with Ms. Frankie M Powell and they were united in holy matrimony April 28, 1956. God had provided someone to share his dream and become his better half. Ms. Powell was among the best musicians in the city of Chicago. Now Bishop Treadwell was "Good to Go". In 1955 he united with the Geater Garfield Park M.B.C. under the leadership of the late Rev. Governor Frank Powell. Here he worked as a choral director, sunday school teacher, later as a superintendent of the Sunday School. He was ordained as a deacon in 1960 and ultimatly was ordained as a minister in 1967. May of 1969 he became the pastor of the Union B.C of Robbins, Illinois. He remained there intil 1971 when he returned to Chicago to found United Faith Tabernacle Church.