Our Senior Pastor

Reverend Dr.
Devale A.

Dr. Devale A. Hodge, a native of Buffalo, New York, is the Senior Pastor of Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in Norwalk, Connecticut. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Religion, Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling, and the Doctor of Ministry at Liberty University School of Divinity. His dissertation was entitled Toward Transformative Christian Education that Facilitates Spiritual Formation at Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ.

Dr. Hodge has an extensive background in early childhood education, case management, and hospice chaplaincy. He completed a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) internship at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Minnesota, and a Chaplain Residency at Bridgeport Hospital. He also holds an Ecclesiastical chaplain endorsement from the Church of God in Christ. Dr. Hodge serves as the Vice Chairman of the Ordination Board for the New York Eastern First Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ and is a member of the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship of Norwalk and Vicinity.

Dr. Hodge was ordained as an elder in the Church of God in Christ in 2013 by the Jurisdictional Prelate of the Minnesota Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, Bishop Fred W. Washington. According to the sovereignty of God, Dr. Hodge, after more than 20 years of lay ministry, was selected to serve as the pastor of Miracle Temple in February 2021 and was appointed as the Pastor by the Honorable Bishop James Pullings, Jr., Prelate of the Eastern New York First Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ on May 22, 2021. He is married to the lovely Lady Tiffany Hodge.

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