Bishop Herbert V. James's Page
- City You Live In: (Add closest Major City in Parentheses)
- Atlantic City
- State You Live In:
- NEW JERSEY NJ
- Church Status:
- Senior Pastor
- Church Name:
- Greater Holy Trinity Baptist Church
- About Me: (Ministry Info, Hobbies, Fav. Music etc.)
- Bishop Herbert Vasco James is the 9th pastor of the greater Holy Trinity Baptist church, one of the historical black Baptist churches in Atlantic City founded in 1929. Bishop James who was appointed to the pastorate in March 1994, quickly forged a new path for the ministry of the Greater Holy Trinity Baptist Church while hold onto the strong values of the church reminiscent of the 1950s.
Bishop James who was brought up and baptized in the Shiloh Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Rev. Thomas O. Mills, served at three local churches after being license as a minister of the gospel. Bishop James was ordained by the Middlesex Central Baptist Association and by the International Ministerial fellowship. He was elevated to the Episcopal Office of Bishop on Sunday August 10, 1997 in the Abundant Harvest Fellowship of Churches where Bishop David G. Evans of the Bethany Baptist Church in Voorhees is prelate. Bishop James is the past Southern N.J. Jurisdictional Bishop of the Abundant Harvest Fellowship. He is past secretary of the Fellowship of Churches of Atlantic City and Vicinity and he was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Garden State Bible School where he also sat as registrar. Bishop James is a former member of the Bishop's Council of the Abundant Harvest Fellowship of Churches, former Vice President of the Fellowship of Churches of Atlantic City & Vicinity for 2009, and is the Chaplain for the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. Bishop James is an explosive preacher teacher who is the author of Mentoring Ministers, a help manual for new ministers. He is married to First Lady Sheila James who holds a Bachelors Degree in Voice and a Masters in Special Education. First Lady James heads the music ministry of the church. Bishop James is a retired sergeant of police with over 27 years of policing experience. Bishop James is accredited with training many church security teams.
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- Bishop T.D. Jakes
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