Roland T. McKoyIII
Many are called, but few are chosen. Elder McKoy was born and raised in Elizabethtown, North Carolina to the late Roland T. and Mildred McKoy.
As a young man, Elder McKoy felt the tug of God upon his heart, knowing that he was appointed for a different vocation and occasion. He accepted this call and on April 19, 1980 when he preached his initial sermon entitled “God does not have a respect of persons”. He served as armor bearer for the founder of St. Rest Holiness Church, Inc., the late Overseer Elder Almon Johnson and as the Assistant Pastor of his great work under the leadership of the Presiding Prelate Bishop Morilene Thompson. In May, 1995 through the inspiration of the Holy Ghost and Prophetic anointing of God, “The Vision” was revealed to Elder McKoy to Pastor a church and it was to be called “The Greater Faith Holiness Church.”
Elder McKoy lives his life as a true servant of God, preaching and teaching the unadulterated gospel. His goal on this journey is to minister to the lost and prepare those that are saved to work in the vineyard, striving to make heaven our home. He is a firm believer in the greatest commandment of God and that is “Love ye one another.”
He is a graduate of Kitrell College, Kitrell, N.C., and Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, N.C. receiving a B.A. in Sociology, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, N.C.-Masters in Guidance and a Masters in Administration. He is a recipient of numerous awards. He has served 37 years in Education, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent of Bladen County Schools in Elizabethtown, N.C. He is currently Head Master of John R. Brown Leadership Academy, Elizabethtown North Carolina.
Elder McKoy is married to the lovely Annie L. McKoy, the Co-Pastor of “The Greater Faith Holiness Church, Inc. They have been married for 43 years and are the proud parents of three children, Rolanda, Darius and T.C. (Thomas Charles).
In these days and times, it is a privilege and honor to meet a man whom God esteems so highly and has awarded so greatly, but as Christ is the King of Kings and was low and humble, when you are in the presence of greatness you are amassed with humbleness - that is Pastor Elder Roland T. McKoy, III.
Annie L. McKoy
The Lord released on this earth a vessel chosen with God’s specifications and his qualifications to serve him in the beauty of Holiness. Annie McKoy serves in the capacity of Co-Pastor of The Greater Faith Holiness Church Inc., Durham, North Carolina, where she intercedes for the strength and guidance of Pastor Roland T. McKoy, III.
At an early age, God began to manifest himself in her life and she accepted Christ as her Lord and personal Savior at the age 18. Operating in the Five Fold Ministry, her love for the Lord is experienced and evidenced as she lives according to the principles of God. Being raised in the structure of Holiness, not only on the outside, but on the inside, trained, consecrated and anointed to deliver the total man. Dedicated to the ministry of Jesus Christ, preaching a message that will destroy the walls of despair, bringing about the reformation and a change as a vessel of the most High.
She attended and graduated from the Bladen County School System and received her secondary education from Fayetteville State University obtaining a B.S. in Mathematics, with a concentration in Computer Science. She also attended Apex School of Theology.
Co Pastor Annie McKoy is the wife, help meet, and soul mate of Pastor Roland T. McKoy, III. The have been married for 43 years and are the proud parents of Children, Rolanda (John), Darius, “T.C.”, Thomas Charles (Emily) and 4 beautiful grandchildren, Reahna, Jaslyn, Kaitlyn and Jonathan and a beautiful Arrested by the power of the Holy Ghost, acquainted with the fellowship of Christ’s suffering, if you’re ready to receive, and anxious to hear from heaven then open your heart as Co-Pastor Annie L. McKoy delivers what was with God in the beginning - “The Word.”