Right Reverend Dr. Greg K. Hargrave has been in ministry for over 40 years and is the Senior Pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle United Holy Church of America in Burlington, NC for 36 years. He is the President of the Western North Carolina District and oversees 32 churches. He is also the 2nd Vice President of the United Holy Church of America, International.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, Magna-Cum Laude , a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry, Magna-Cum Laude. He also has a Doctorate of Ministry, with a concentration in Pastoral Leadership and received the Award of Excellence in his class.
Bishop Hargrave has exemplified a visionary leadership style during his pastorate. Numerous ministries and growth have resulted along with the following accomplishments:
- Purchased eight acres of land
- Built a new edifice
- Opened and operates a daycare facility serving up to 85 children daily
- Purchased four houses
- Purchased an additional vacant lot
- Constructed twenty, one-bedroom apartment units for the elderly and disabled in the community
- a 2000 sq. ft. daycare addition was completed along with renovations to the existing fellowship hall
- Presently in a capital campaign for a New Worship Center
- Currently leading an over four-million-dollar housing project on an 11-acre track that will provide affordable housing to many in the community
Bishop Hargrave has been married to Minister Kim Hargrave for over 33 years. They are the proud parents of 3 beautiful daughters and 5 grandchildren.