About 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.
Pastor Hyacinth is a highly respected speaker whose personal integrity gives validity to her communication of the Word of God. She is also co- Founder and co-Director with Dr. Eve Fenton of Women in Covenant, a ministry devoted to establishing and improving relationships among women while teaching and role modeling the principles of the Kingdom of God. Her gifts of faith and encouragement are used to lift up and enhance the lives of many, restoring their hope and trust in the Lord. She often uses these gifts behind the scenes, personally praying and attending to the needs of others.
The Lord has opened doors for her to minister in the United States and abroad, including the U.K., South Africa, South Korea, Cayman Islands, St. Vincent, Jamaica, Barbados, Kenya and Guyana, South America. Her ecumenical heart enables her to touch the lives of diverse groups of people wherever she ministers.
Pastor Hyacinth holds the degree of Bachelor of Science in Education from Temple University and an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity.
Pastor Hyacinth and Bishop Grannum are blessed five children and five grandchildren.