Rev. Dr. Bernadette Glover

To God Be The Glory!

Joined St. Paul as Interim Pastor in 2013

The Reverend Dr. Bernadette Glover joined St. Paul in 2013 as Interim Pastor and was installed as the Senior Paster in 2016.  She gave her life to the Lord at an early age.

A native of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, Dr. Glover is a God-directed Pastor and dynamic preacher, deeply committed to Jesus Christ.

Prior to St. Paul, she served as the Executive Pastor at Cathedral International (The Historic Second Baptist Church) in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, where Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr., is the Senior Pastor.  As well, she has served as Associate Professor of Preaching and Worship at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary.

She Has a Strong Commitment to Education

Dr. Glover earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern University, a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Palmer Theological Seminary (formerly Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary), and an earned Doctorate of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary, where she studied as a Jeremiah Wright, Molefi Asante, Cornel West Fellow.  Dr. Glover was also granted an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Eastern University.

Named Sr. Pastor in 2016

Dr. Glover is the author of the book Whispers Overheard, which has been adapted into a play, and the writer of published music entitled Grateful Praise.  As a third-generation minister, Dr.  Glover loves ministry and is committed to the transforming power of the Gospel.  One of her mottos is, “I am in the business of putting myself out of business.”

"Dr. Glover’s teaching has inspired me to see all that we do as opportunities to honor and glorify God."

- David Williams

"Reverend Glover talks the talk and walks the walk
as a disciple of Christ."

- Carmen Chambers

"Rev. Glover shows love to all her members and
makes all feel welcome in her presence."

- Patricia Powell

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