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Eld. Tremayne & Kimberly King
Asst. Pastor


Pastor Avery J. Preston, D. Div.

Pastor Avery Julian Preston is a native of Henry County, Va. He was born on June 9, 1963, to Ernest E. and Claudia Mae Preston. He graduated from Bassett High School in 1981, where he played Basketball and was a member of the Cross Country team, and the 1980 State Championship Track Team.


Pastor Preston is a graduate of the Pentecostal School of Theology where he received his Bachelor's degree in 1998. Pastor Preston received his Doctor of Divinity degree in 2008 from the Living Epistle Bible College, Greensboro, N.C.


Pastor Preston has worked faithfully in the church as a Deacon and Associate Minister of the Gethsemane GIPHC Church and as interim Pastor of Midway Holiness Church. Pastor Preston also has a love for singing. He sang in the church choirs from his youth up. Later he joined the Spiritual Sounds of Joy. A local gospel Quartet, as a lead singer. In the year of 2001, they released their first recording titled “Well Done” In June of 2003 God gave him the vision to start a ministry, and on the fourth Sunday of that month, Greater Love Ministries held its first service with five members. Since that time the ministry has experienced a tremendous amount of growth. That growth caused him to take a leap of faith and become the full-time Pastor in April 2006 

Lady Pamela Preston

Dr. Pamela W. Preston is the wife of Dr. Avery J. Preston, pastor of Greater Love Ministries, Martinsville, Va. She is the First Lady of Greater Love Ministries. Dr. Preston was saved in 1975, under Dr. James R. Morrison at Mount Olive United Holiness Church, Martinsville, Va. She worked in the service of the Lord for 12 years in the capacity of Sunday School Teacher, Choir Director, and Usher Board. She is multi-talented in the area of event and wedding planning. She is always willing to give her best in planning an event for the Lord. Her passion is serving the Lord with all her might and giving of herself to those who need direction in their lives.

Dedication to the word of God has directed her to minister to masses of women who are in need. Dr. Preston works diligently as a teacher, counselor, and lecturer.


A devoted First Lady, wife, mother, grandmother, anointed preacher, and teacher . . . just to name a few, Dr. Preston loves the Lord and through her lifework-inspires others to make Christ their choice.

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