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Our Leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at the New Covenant Church of Philadelphia!

Our Pastoral Team

Our Pastoral Team Consists of

  • Founding Pastors
  • Bishop C. Milton Grannum
  • Reverend Hyacinth Bobb Grannum
  • Executive Pastor
  • Rev. Bob Oliver
  • Associate Pastors
  • Pastor Wangui Mwangi
  • Pastor Carol Fraizer
  • Pastor Omar Barlow

Rev. Bob Oliver - Executive Pastor

Rev. Oliver has been a member of New Covenant Church of Philadelphia since 1996 and has served in several ministry capacities. He is a gifted preacher and teacher of the Word, has taught in Bible studies, Christian Education classes, Sunday morning services, and has been a member of the men’s ministry. Rev. Oliver formerly served as an Associate Pastor, member of the Board of Elders, head of Adult Christian Education Ministries, and head of New Covenant Ministries, working with church leadership to coordinate ministry within the church and community. On June 2, 2018, “Pastor Oliver” as he is affectionately called by the members, assumed the position of Executive Pastor. Prior to moving to Philadelphia, he served in the Hope Deliverance Church (Paterson, New Jersey) as a Sunday School teacher, usher and minister of the gospel, preaching in various churches around the city of Paterson.


Rev. Bob Oliver has been married to his dear wife Denise for 34 years. They are blessed with one daughter: Sherrell Oliver-Riley, one son in law: Reginald Riley, two sons: Deion Oliver and David Oliver, and two grandchildren: Jacob Christian Riley and Olivia Grace Riley.

Bishop C. Milton Grannum Ed.D., D.Min., Ph.D. - Founding Pastor

Bishop Grannum is an internationally recognized, Bible expositor, trainer of leaders, author and motivational speaker. His international teaching program, Wisdom from the Word, is broadcast daily on the radio in over 60 countries. Bishop Grannum and Dr. Hyacinth Bobb Grannum presently give leadership and oversight to a network of congregations and independent ministries in the United States and overseas.

Rev. Dr. Hyacinth Bobb Grannum, D.D. - Founding Pastor

Rev. Dr. Hyacinth Bobb Grannum is a woman of God known for her spirit of hospitality, a love for people, a passion for intercession and most of all, a heart for God. She and her husband Bishop C. Milton Grannum are the Co-Founders and Pastors of New Covenant Church of Philadelphia, which was started in November 1982. Pastor Hyacinth, as she is affectionately called, has been in ministry from her youth. Her dedication to the ministry is evident as she and her husband execute their vision of touching Philadelphia and beyond by teaching Biblical principles and developing leaders.