OUR PASTOR

Rev. Holland is the pastor of the Green Grove Baptist Church in West Berlin, NJ.  During the past 24 years since he has served there, the church has experienced exceptional growth, both spiritual and numerical;    reaching an active membership of over 400, seeking to serve their community through missional connectedness.  

Pastor Holland is married to Lady Eartha Holland, and together they parent seven children from ages 19-40 and seven grandchildren.
In addition to pastoring, Rev. Holland conducts numerous workshops and seminars throughout the New England region on Worship & Praise, Youth Ministry, Men’s ministry, Leadership, Church Growth & Development, and Marriage.
 
Rev. Holland began preaching in 1982, he was ordained in 1989, and was called to pastor in 1993.  Besides his ministry of preaching and teaching, for more than 35 years, Pastor Holland has ministered over 45 yrs. through his musical gifts and talents to play, write and compose with many renowned Gospel Music artists.  (more.......)

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A Passionate Preacher

A Realistic Approach
 
An Exquisite Teacher

Pastor Holland’s affiliations include:

  • Past President of the Woodbury & Vicinity Baptist Minister’s Conference
  • Past President of the Timothy-Titus Development Ministry (Young Pastors and Minister’s) of Bethany Baptist Association
  • Member of South Jersey Minister’s Alliance
  • Teacher of Bethany Baptist Association of South Jersey
  • Past 1st Vice Moderator of the Bethany Baptist Association of New Jersey
  • Teacher of N.J. State Baptist Congress of Christian Education
  • National Baptist Convention U.S.A. Inc.
Pastor Holland has received formal education from:
  1. Rowan University (Formally Glassboro State College)- Music Major
  2. Manna Bible Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  3. Christian Research & Development Ctr., (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  4. National Baptist Convention- C.O.P.P.
  5. Received his B.A. degree from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA
  6. Received his Master of Divinity degree from Biblical Theological Seminary, Hatfield, PA
Pastor Holland preaches and teaches in Kenya and has been instrumental in the training of pastors, erecting two churches, and continued support of 3 schools.  He has led numerous educational pilgrimages to Israel, Greece, and Italy. Most importantly, Rev. Holland is a man called of God unto salvation and called by God to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ.