Church Leadership

A Holy and righteous Church must have leaders of the same description in order to stand. Cedargrove has filled those requirements in receiving God sent candidates for the roles of Pastor, Associate Minister and Deacon. We are blessed to have men and women of faith in each, and receive encouragement though their counsel and teachings.

Senior Pastor


Senior Pastor Rev. Harold Harris, Pastor-elect ,

Reverend Harold E. Harris is a God-fearing, born again christian who preaches and exegetes the unadulterated Word of God. He is the husband of LaTonya Harris and the father of six (6) beautiful children. He graduated from the University of Phoenix with a BS degree in Business-Marketing, has a degree in Computer Aided Drafting and a degree in Professional Photography and Imaging. Future plans include attaining a masters in Christian Studies. He attended Chicago Baptist Institute and was a member of the Kankakee ministerial Alliance. In addition, he started the “Knowledge for Power Bible Hour” and “Young Men Empowering Ministry” in the Kankakee District by way of Christian Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Hopkins Park IL, where he was the Senior Pastor of a thriving and growing church for 10 years. In December of 2005, a job relocation brought him to Fort Mill, SC where he was the Packaging Supervisor for two (2) years. He is now the Packaging Supervisor in G&W labs in Lincolnton, NC (nine years). In 2006, Reverend Harris became the Senior Pastor of First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Great Falls, SC where he led the flock for eight (8) years. Reverend Harris’ mission is to nurture a growing church that understands the importance of kingdom building and outreach ministry. He understands that charity begins at home and spreads abroad and that church growth and congregational edification is critical.

Associate Ministers


Cedargrove has been blessed to have licensed over 12 Spirit filled Ministers of the Gospel over the years. many now pastoring their own Churches.

We currenly have 7 Associates, faithfully serving the church and the community. Pray for, and with them as they continue to do God's will ( Rev. Juanita Douglas not pictured).

Minister of Music

Shamar Garris

Leads and develop the music ministry of the Church , through praise and worship song.

Deacons Ministry


The role of Deacon can never be taken lightly and should always be respected. Deacons receive ordination and are charged by God to support,teach,guide,and lead in conjuction with the Pastor. Our Deacons live their roles daily and we thank God for them.

Deacon Edward McCrorey not pictured.

Trustee Ministry


The Trustees administers the financial matters and maintenance of the church, Some members not pictured.



Our secretary Pastors assitant, finance secretary and administrative Consultant are vital to the operation of the Church.